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... Continue Reading →

Spending Some Quality Time with Ableton Wavetable Using Live 10 Pen Tablet Mode on Surface Pro 4

I can't make it up skiing on this snowy Colorado Saturday so I'm spending some quality time with Ableton Wavetable. I'm making some custom presets running Live on my Microsoft Surface Pro 4 with Live 10's new Pen Tablet Mode. It's a pretty fast and wonderful to use the pen to work with Wavetable! Mark... Continue Reading →

#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... Continue Reading →

“The Beauty Comes Out of the Spider’s Nature” Improv on Elektron Octatrack by Mark Mosher

This is a an audio board recording of a live improvisation using only the Elektron Octatrack. It was recorded at the Jan. 25th, 2018 Beat Cypher event at Madelife. Thanks to Justin Forthuber at madelife for organizing this event and Chris Sessions for the board recording. https://youtu.be/gBn3xEI1E4Y Thanks for listening, Mark Mosher Synthesist, Electronic Musician,... Continue Reading →

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. https://youtu.be/cIsewG2g-1g 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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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