Waldorf Blofeld Keyboard Tip: Droning with the Free Button

This article describes the general function of the "Free" button as well as how to lock sustain for drone work. Extra Buttons on Keyboard Edition of Blofeld The keyboard version of the Waldorf Blofeld has 3 extra buttons on the front panel - 1) Octave Down 2) Octave Up 3) Free. P. 17 of the... Continue Reading →

Mackie 802VLZ4 – Perfect Mixer for Live Sampling and Experimental Music Performance

I'm doing final preps for the Denver Noise Fest for the Carbon Dioxide Ensemble set tonight (Dec 22nd, 2016) at Globe Hall. This work includes testing my signal flows and getting the mixer set. There will be lots of acts so a fast setup time is important. I've really been enjoying the Mackie 802VLZ4 for... Continue Reading →

Notes on Octatrack’s Role in Carbon Dioxide Ensemble’s Upcoming Set for Denver Noise Fest 2016

I'll be performing with the Carbon Dioxide Ensemble (Co2E) at Denver Noise Fest. The fest starts today on Dec 21st and our set is on the second night on the 22nd. See my recent article Spread the Word – Denver Noise Fest VII 2016 is On!!! December 21-22 Globe Hall. The Carbon Dioxide Ensemble is a collaboration... Continue Reading →

Videos from The Chemical Brothers Live Show 2011

I was surfing around and found some of these videos shot by fans at shows for the current Chemical Brothers tour. The lighting and visual effects are pretty fantastic. This first three clips are via thorstendiel. First is “Galvanize” in Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxemburg) 13.01.11. It doesn’t get going till around 2:20. http://www.youtube.com/v/dFEVkkmKvLQ?hl=en&hd=1</embed></object></div>&quot;;" src="https://modulatethis.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/7373d-6a00d83451cae869e2015434beeb27970c-pi.jpg" style="border-style: none" />... Continue Reading →

Band vs Promoter Video

Guitarist Kevin from my old band HFOZ found this awesome video "Band vs Promoter". It's a video generated by text-to-video system http://www.xtranormal.com/. If you've ever been a gigging musician, this might resonate. Watch embedded movie. Mark Mosher Electronic Musician, Boulder, CO http://www.ModulateThis.com http://www.MarkMosherMusic.com http://www.REBOOTalbum.com

“Enumerating” – One Patch Performance Video Series

Watch embedded video “Enumerating’ is another installment in my “ONE PATCH PERFORMANCE SERIES.” Videos in this series are intended to show what's possible when you constrain your tool set to one synth and one preset with many modulation routings mapped for performance. I created a 4 bar pattern with a MIDI clip in Ableton Live.... Continue Reading →

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