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Hosting and Performing in an Online Concert Tonight

Heads up. I’m hosting and performing the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meet’s 8th Birthday Online Concert.

Artists will be performing 10 minute sets on YouTube starting at 8:10 PM MDT.

Use this link to set a reminder and watch live https://youtube.com/markmosher/live.

[update July 9th – a replay of this concert is now available here.

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GoPro Video of My Set at Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup / Beat Cypher Halloween Collaboration 2019

This video is made up of some GoPro footage from Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup #74 – “Special Event: Beat Cypher Halloween Collaboration + Intro to SP-404”.
I’m performing two songs from my album I Hear Your Signals https://markmosher.bandcamp.com/album/i-hear-your-signals.

First up is “I Can See Them” performed on Percussa AudioCubes and Ableton Live.

This is followed by “Resolute” on keys, Novation LaunchPad X with AudioCubes providing interactive lighting via automation from Live dummy clips.


This event was a collaboration with madelife in Boulder, CO who hosts a monthly madelife BEAT CYPHERS. Event link https://www.meetup.com/Rocky-Mountain-Synth/events/264878800/.

I Hear Your Signals is album #2 in a series of alien invasion concept albums containing original electronica, dark ambient, and experimental tracks. This second album in the series, released in 2010, is a retelling of Album #1 – but – from the alien point of view inverted emotional curves!

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I’ll Be Hosting the 72nd Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup Wed Sep 11

This month we’ll feature a presentation on the amazing Elektron Analog Rytm MKII analog/digital beat making dream machine by Eddie Corcoran. Eddie will also perform a set using the Rytm. He performs under then name Méchant Métrique

Details and RSVP here https://www.meetup.com/Rocky-Mountain-Synth/events/264543333/

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Photos and Video from Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup 7th Anniversary at Tilt Arcade

We had a crazy fun time at Tilt arcade on Tuesday night at our 7th anniversary celebration! Event description here. Of course the meetup is http://RockyMountainSynth.com.

A Huge Thanks To…

Photos of Event

Here is a small gallery of some of the photos of the event. There are many more (60+) photos here https://www.meetup.com/Rocky-Mountain-Synth/photos/30099553/482997226.

Performance Videos for Event

Mike Metlay, Dino J.A. Deane, and J.L. Kane I performed arcade inspired sets. I created a Vimeo showcase gallery for the videos here. Individual videos below.

“Mark asked us to embrace “arcade sounds” in our mini-sets.
I captured a 4 minute “video game sounds trivia recording” that
covered 20 classic game sounds into “Audio Stretch” on my iPad.
I scrubbed around that file for 12 minutes recording into “Audio Share”.
I cut that recording into 6 two minute files and opened them in “Samplr”.
My set was about improvising with those files.” http://www.jadeane.com
Mike Metlay’s set featured some great video classic game sounds.
J.L. Kane played a fun set set featuring some classic game songs and beats. He also donned my DEVO Energy dome for part of his set. Note we used the dome as a bowl for ticket drawings.

Thanks Again & Stay Tuned for Event #72

Thanks again to all. I’m planning the next meetup for September or October. Join the meetup at http://RockyMountainSynth.com for updates.

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Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup Celebrating 7 years, 70 Free Events, and 800+ Members!

It’s hard to believe it’s been 7 years since I founded the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup. Since then we’ve grown to over 800 members all along the Front Range surrounding the Boulder and Denver area, won “Best Music Meetup in 2017 by Westword Magazine, and have hosted 70 events!

The Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup is where synth enthusiasts of all levels meet to share there passion for synths, network, get inspired, get hands-on with gear, tell people about projects, and find collaborators. It is synth technology agnostic and features broad variety of rotating presentation topics and experiences each meetup – most presentations given by members themselves. Many meetups feature a performance by a meetup member.

In this post I’m going to offer some info on our upcoming 7th Anniversary event.

I’m working on a follow-up post on the origins of the meetup. So if you want to know how first Denver Ableton User Group, a Synthtopia Post, a Laurie Anderson commencement speech, and a Tom Hodgkinson book lead to the creation of the meetup stay tuned or subscribe to my blog to get email notification for future posts :^)

7th Anniversary Party Tuesday July 9th at Tilt Pinball Arcade in Louisville

In celebration of the 7th anniversary of the meetup I’m very excited to announce we’ll be meeting at the amazing Tilt Pinball on July 9th from 7-10PM. Yes that’s right it’s the return to the city of Louisville where it all began 7 years ago!

#71 – Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup 7th Birthday Party at Tilt

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019, 7:00 PM

Tilt Pinball
640 Main St ste b Louisville, CO

42 Synth Geeks Went

In celebration of the 7th anniversary of the meetup I’m very excited to announce we’ll be meeting at the amazing Tilt Pinball. Yes that’s right it’s the return to the city of Louisville where it all began 7 years ago! This event format is a party focusing on mingling in the main arcade and bar with some giveaways and a short synth performance so no…

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This event format is a party focusing on mingling in the main arcade and bar with some giveaways and some short synth performances featuring arcade and video game sounds by Dino J.A. Deane, Mike Metlay, J.L. Kane, and yours truly.

We’ll be doing some drawings for giveaways at next Tuesday’s meetup. A Huge thanks to Isotonik Studios for providing 3 copies of Arcade Series Ultimate Max for Live sequencer Packs for drawings.

For more info or to RSVP visit
https://www.meetup.com/Rocky-Mountain-Synth/events/260790283

http://RockyMountainSynth.com

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Art + Music + Technology Podcast on Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup

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Meetup Turns 4

4 years and 50 events ago I founded the Boulder Synthesizer Meetup which has since morphed into the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup with over 490 members!  Over food and drink we – share our  passion for synths, build our network, get inspired, get hands-on with gear, tell people about projects and find collaborators. It is synth technology agnostic and features broad variety of rotating presentation topics and experiences each meetup – most presentations given by members themselves. The after-meetup features a performance by a meetup member.

Art + Music + Technology Podcast Interview

I just had the honor and pleasure of being interviewed by Darwin Grosse for his Art + Music + Technology Podcast. It was a great trip down memory lane, and cool to able to some tips on starting and running meetups.

One of the most interesting meetups I've ever attended was the Rocky Mountain Synth Meetup, led by Mark Mosher. Mark started this as an outgrowth of his own desire to meet people, but it has expanded into one of the most active synthesizer-based meetups in the world – and is now a must-visit for anyone that likes (as Mark states) "drinking with a synthesizer problem".

From its humble beginnings in the basement of a Louisville CO restaurant to the huge launch party for the Ableton Push 2 release, the meetup has gone through a number of changes – some of which would hamstring a lesser meetup. Venue changes, personality riffs, people moving in and out of the area; the RMSM has continued to expand, and is healthier than ever.

Thanks to all the of you in our amazing community as well as to people, venues and vendors who have supported us throughout the last 4 years!

Meetup Links

If you are ever in Denver stop by and see us. We are currently meeting the 2nd Wednesday's on Even Numbered Months.