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Brian Clevinger’s Rhizomatic Plasmonic Synth Demo Now Available + Livestream Interview

Introducing Rhizomatic Plasmonic Brian Clevinger, the creator of Absynth, started his own company a while back called Rhizomatic Software Synthesis. His first new instrument is called Plasmonic. Here is a 4 minute intro video. Plasmonic combines the resonant depth of physical modeling with subtractive synthesis. Our goal is for Plasmonic to approach the depth and […]

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Video of 404.zero Presents: 3.1 – “Approaching light, sound and space with a singular vision” – Whoa!

I just discovered 404.zero via some videos on the Fact Magazine YouTube Channel. “404.zero was formed back in 2016 as an outlet for the ambitious audiovisual projects of Russian artists Kristina Karpysheva and Alexander Letsius. Approaching light, sound and space with a singular vision, understanding them as essential parts of a monolithic whole, the duo […]

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Congrats to Brian Funk on his 200th Live Pack – Birds of Prey

My friend and Certified Ableton instructor Brian Funk has just released his 200th Live Pack. Whoa that’s a lot of packs. A huge congrats and thanks to Brian for years of creating so many packs filled with inspiring and expressive sounds! I also want to mention that if you “pop the hood” on these packs […]

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New Sonic Encounters Soundscape “Replicant’s Dream” + Video of Improv Session w/ Analog Four and Interactive Visuals w/ Resolume

I just released a Bandcamp subscriber preview of a new soundscape called “Replican’ts Dream” obviously inspired by Bladerunner. Music and visuals improvised and recorded in one real-time pass. Music is performed on Elektron Analog Four MKI using 4 tracks with no sequencing. Visual synthesis in Resolume Arena. Video of Live Recording Sessions Here is a […]

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New Sonic Encounters Soundscape “Ghosts of Time and Space” Featuring Samples from Empty Vessel’s Ghosts Audio Edition + Video of Improv Session

Video Here is the video from a session where I improvised a new soundscape called “. This was improvised on Ableton Live 10 with Push 2. Sources Samples While I mostly do my own sound design I’ve been enjoying using libraries from others to introduce pleasant surprises (“chance operations”) into some of my improvisational pieces. […]

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(Modulate This) Ableton Live ableton live 10 Ableton Live Packs Live Streaming Concerts Sound Design Synth: OSCiLLOT

Pink Floyd is Streaming Full Length Concerts as Part of the @YouTube Film Festival + Making “On The Run” with @MaxForCats OSCiLLOT Modular

Some weekend listening and patching ideas for for you. Pink Floyd is streaming full length concerts as part of the @YouTube Film Festival. Plus down below find a link to how to make “On The Run” with OSCiLLOT by Max for Cats. Head over to the Pink Floyd channel on YouTube now for PULSE which […]

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(Modulate This) Howard Jones Live Performance Sound Design

Video: Howard Jones Transform Tour Live at Leicester’s De Montfort Hall

Some uplifting synth songs for your Thursday. Howard Jones has posted live footage from his Transform Tour at Leicester’s De Montfort Hall. The band features Howard Jones, Robbie Bronnimann, Dan Burton and Robin Boult Recorded and mixed by Stephen W Tayler. Here is Part 1. The First three songs from Howard Jones’s critically acclaimed Transform […]

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Stray Cats Collection Free in Collab with Ableton, Max for Cats and Sonic Bloom

In collaboration with Max for Cats and Sonic Bloom, we’ve made the Stray Cats Collection, a free Pack of Max for Live devices. (Note: this Pack requires Max for Live, which is included in Live Suite or available for purchase for Live Standard.) https://www.ableton.com/en/blog/ideas-offers-making-music-home/ More Links from Sonic Bloom and Max for Cats Sonic Bloom […]

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Ableton “Spectral Textures” Live Pack is Now Free

Ableton released a new Live Pack called Spectral Textures. The Spectral Textures Pack is now free. New sounds can bring new ideas, so we’ll be offering more free sounds soon. https://www.ableton.com/en/blog/ideas-offers-making-music-home/ You can download the pack here https://www.ableton.com/en/packs/spectral-textures. One part field recordings and one part additive synthesis, Spectral Textures is a unique instrument that blends […]

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Improv with Ableton Live, Push 2 and Max for Live Devices FlexGroove and Granulator II

Here is video of an improv with Ableton Live and Push2 I streamed to Facebook Live earlier today. The video is a download from my FB live stream so low rez but you’ll get the idea. I improvised it all on-the-fly. Prior to playing I setup a few tracks such as a Simpler containing a […]

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Sonic State Hosting Q-SONIC – A New Online Showcase Event April 24-26

FYI – Just saw this over at Sonic State https://sonicstate.com/news/2020/03/24/q-sonic-a-new-online-event/ Here is the YouTube Playlist As we all scramble to recalibrate around what is becoming a new normal; while we hunker down and protect ourselves and our loved ones from the COVID-19 bug, we’ve seen all events in the calendar disappearing, including our beloved Superbooth, […]

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NAMM 2019 Saturday: Tune in to Universal Audio Live Stream at 2pm PST to See Huston Singletary Presenting on SINGULARITIES

More NAMM 2019 news. Presentation and Live Stream My friend Huston Singletary from Ableton will be doing a presentation today on SINGULARITIES sound design/sampling presentation today (Saturday January 26th) at the Universal Audio booth at 2PM PST. This will also be broadcast on UA’s live stream https://www.uaudio.com/namm which also has a live chat. SINGULARITIES Free […]

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Good Read “Electroacoustic Music is Not About Sound” by Eric Chasalow @NewMusicUSA @NewMusicBox

I recently discovered New Music USA which has a lot of great resources. I’m particularly enjoying the publication NewMusicBox. NewMusicBox, a multimedia publication from New Music USA, presents artists in their own words and explores the ideas behind a wide scope of adventurous music produced in the United States: concert works, jazz, experimental, contemporary opera, […]

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Video: “Predator” – An Original Ableton Wavetable Preset by Mark Mosher

Check out this video of new Ableton Wavetable preset I’m working on from “init”. I call it “Predator”. FYI – Back in February I contributed 5 original presets to FREE The Round Wavetable Pack by AfroDJMac with sounds by AfroDJMac, Isaac Cotec, Thomas Glendinning, pAtches, Josh Spoon, Mark Towers. Some super cool presets in the […]

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Max 8 and VIZZIE 2 Coming in September 2018 + Dipping My Toe in the VIZZIE pool

Cycling ’74 Max 8 is coming in September of 2018. Here is a summary of some of what’s coming plus some videos of some of my early VIZZIE work. Patching Improvements Groups: The ability to group objects together so they can be easily selected and adjusted as needed. Pan and Zoom: This lets you move […]

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Good Read: Ableton Interview “Jon Hassell: Possible Musics”

Ableton just released a fantastic interview with New York trumpeter and composer Jon Hassell. The interview covers among other things his studies with Stockhausen, his coining of the term “Fourth World”,  his early work with Fairlight CMI, work with Bob Moog on a sound sculpture, with lots of inspiring information on his practice and art. […]