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(Modulate This) Ableton ableton live 10 Ableton Live Packs Ableton Push Sound Design

Isotonik Studios Releases ADM DRUMS by AfroDJMac + A Video Walkthrough of this Epic Collection

Isotonik Studios and my friend and amazing sound designer AfroDJMac just came together to release ADM Drums by AfroDJMac. The collection contains drum samples and presets made over the years by the prolific AfroDJMac which were then curated and organized by Isotonik Studios’ resident Ableton Live Pack expert Animus Inviduous (aka PerforModule). An amalgamated collection of […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) Ableton Live ableton live 10 Ableton Live Packs Sound Design Sound Designer Synth: Ableton Wavetable

Sound Design Project: Honored to be a Contributor to The Round Wavetable Pack

I’m psyched and honored to be a part of this sound design project for the amazing new Ableton Wavetable Synth – The Round Wavetable Pack. AfroDJMac who curated this project had this to say about it… Ableton Live 10 comes with a beast of a new synthesizer, Wavetable. Wavetable, as expected, uses wavetable synthesis to […]

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#TBT Interview with Composer Reinhold Heil on His Work on The Helix TV Series on SyFy

I’m enjoying watching season 1 of the SyFy series Helix on Netflix for a second time. Back in 2014 I interviewed the show’s composer Reinhold Heil on his amazing score for the show. I thought it would be fun to post a link to the interview here as a “throw back Thursday”. Since I interviewed […]

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Video: Hans Zimmer & Radiohead on use of random music composition technique “tidal orchestra” for Blue Planet II

Video – How Hans Zimmer and Radiohead transformed “Bloom” for Blue Planet II. Radiohead’s “Bloom,” remixed for the ocean. If you listen closely enough to Radiohead and Hans Zimmer’s rework of “Bloom” for Blue Planet II, you can hear a really fascinating orchestral trick at work. They call it the “tidal orchestra” — it’s a musical […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) Elektron Analog Four Sound Design

Synth Journal: The Return of the Elektron Analog Four

Back in August I picked up an Anlog Four MKI as Sweetwater was closing the MKI out. I really kicked myself when I didn’t get a new Monomachine when they closed them out. I actually had an Analog Four way back in 2013 when they were first introduced but sold it to focus on my […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) Events Sound Design

Finish Out Your Thanksgiving Weekend with the Denver Synth_Drone Collective

If you are in Denver this Thanksgiving weekend stop by on Sunday November 26th Textures Ambient Showcase at Mutiny Cafe in Denver. The Denver Synth_Drone collective will be the only act and we’ll be performing from 7pm-10pm. Here is the event link. I’ll be both playing music with the collective and providing visuals for the […]

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Art + Music + Technology Podcast Celebrates 200th Episode with an Interview with Morton Subotnick

Congrats to my good friend Darwin Grosse on the 200th episode for his fantastic Art + Music + Technology Podcast! This episode marks 4 years of sustained work to createe this amazing historical record. The 200th episode features a simply wonderful interview with Morton Subotnick. Listen to this Episode from Official Web Site  | Listen […]

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(Modulate This) Max Max 8 Sound Design

Max 8 is Coming in 2018

Cycling ’74 (now part of Ableton) has announced Max 8 is releasing in 2018. You can sign up for email updates on Max 8 here https://cycling74.com/products/new-max-version-8. We are planning to release a Max 8 upgrade in the second quarter of 2018 with many performance and workflow improvements that we will begin to detail in the […]

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(Modulate This) Ableton Ableton Live Live 10 Sound Design

Ableton Live 10 Announced!

Ableton Live 10 has Been Announced! If you haven’t heard, Ableton Live 10 was announced today. Woot! Create bolder sounds with Live’s new devices. Stay in the flow with a multitude of workflow improvements. Do even more away from the computer with Push. Build your sound with a curated library. And get the unlimited potential […]

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(Modulate This) Octatrack Sound Design

Octatrack MKI & MKII New OS 1.30B is Here! Check out What’s New.

The wait is over! Elektron has released a new OS for the Octratrack MKI & MKII. Download the new Octatrack MKI OS 1.30b here https://www.elektron.se/support/?connection=octatrack#resources What’s New Here are some highlights I grabbed from the release notes included in the download. Sequencer Trig Conditions & Fills A trig condition parameter has been added to the […]

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(Modulate This) Halloween Music Sound Design

#Halloween music on @Bandcamp: John Carpenter + Disturbing Mood pieces, Melodic Theremin, and Gothic horror by Victoria Lundy + 5 Original Horror Soundscapes

Passing along some Halloween Music you can pick up over on Bandcamp. John Carpenter on Bandcamp I’ve been enjoying John Carpenter’s recent music releases and was happy to see he was also on Bandcamp at https://johncarpentermusic.bandcamp.com/. So much great music out here! My fav track lately is “A Windy Death” on Lost Themes II. His […]

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(Modulate This) Ableton Ableton Live Ableton Push Sound Design

Ableton Push Tip: How to Toggle Fixed Full Velocity for Pads

I switched to Ableton Push as my primary controller four years ago then upgraded to Push 2 in 2015. It’s become my primary “instrument”. I love the pad sensitivity. However sometimes after a long day of typing at work, I want to play music without piling on repetitive strain. And sometimes I want to record […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) Concerts Denver/Boulder Events Sound Design

Photos from Textures Ambient Showcase October 29, 2017, Denver, CO

I attended the Textures Ambient Showcase in Denver tonight. This is a a long-running event occurring on the last Sunday of each month at the Mutiny Information Cafe. I’ll be performing there next month on November 26th as part of the Denver Synth_Drone Collective. Textures Ambient Showcase features 3-4 live acts each LAST Sunday of […]

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(Modulate This) Octatrack Sound Design

Elektron Octatrack MII vs Octatrack MKI – A Deeper Look Beyond the Bullet Points

[update 2017-11-01 The New OS is Here!!! Here is a new post on what’s new with a link do the download.] This rather lengthy post offers a comparison of the original Octatrack vs the Octatrack MKII from my perspective as a long-time Octatrack user. [Update 2017-10-07] The MKII has release and the manual is online […]

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New Performance by Dataline “Oscillations”

Spreading the word of a cool new live performance video by Elektron’s Cenk (aka Dataline).

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(Mark Mosher Music News) Ableton Live Max for Live Sound Design

Video: Late Night Sound Design: Granulated Resynthesized Bell

Video of a short improv with Max for Live Granulator II, Convolution Reverb; Ping Pong Delay; Frequency Shifter.