Behind-The-Scenes Notes for My 2010-2015 Dark Sci-Fi Techno Show + 2013 Cover of Daft Punk”Derezzed” (Mile High Edit)

What follows is a rather detailed journal of my 2010-2015 Dark Sci-Fi Techno Show. What Motivated Me to Write this Post... While I was working on a playlist for the upcoming Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup 7th Birthday Party at Tilt Arcade I thought about Tron which made me think about a cover I'd done back... Continue Reading →

Video: NewEcho & The Aefonic Live 01

Here is video with an excerpt from a recent live collaboration with myself (NewEcho) & The Aefonic using only two Elektron Analog Four synthesizers. I also provided interactive visuals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJ9zi5ci5Lw Enjoy, Mark NewEcho: http://NewEcho.com The Aefonic: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6TRf8dtLKKxoJis1X3YPF3      

Watch Videos from 2017 Ableton Loop Festival at Funkhaus in Berlin

Ableton has posted video highlights from Loop 2017 their three-day event at Funkhaus in Berlin.Videos included Features, Talks, and Performances. You can watch the new videos from the 2017 event as well as videos from older events at the link below. https://www.ableton.com/en/blog/loop/talks Thanks for reading, Mark Mosher Synthesist, Electronic Musician, Producer Boulder, CO ModulateThis.com If you... Continue Reading →

Live 10 is Here – Watch Video Lessons

Ableton just released the final version of Live 10 today. I wanted to pass along a link to a set of videos they have to help you learn Live 10... https://www.ableton.com/en/live/learn-live/. The videos offer an overview of Live 10, Setup, Interface, Instruments & Effects, and Workflows. In a related note, I've been running 10 in... Continue Reading →

Thomas Dolby Accepts Roland Lifetime Achievement Award, Does Some Storytelling, and Performs Two Hits Using Vintage a Jupiter-4 and Jupiter-8 + 1983 Concert Footage

Thomas Dolby received Roland's 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at NAMM 2018. Thanks to Kraft Music for great up-close video footage of the event. I watched the footage, took some notes, and inserted video footage links below. Part 1 Video Thomas Dolby accepting the award Thomas doing some great story telling offering an entertaining overview of... 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 →

HD GoPro Video Highlights from Denver Synth_Drone Collective Concert with Live Visuals on November 26th 2017

This is a 5 minute video highlight from the 2+ hour Denver Synth_Drone Collective performance at Mutiny Information Cafe in Denver for the Textures Ambient Showcase.We setup in semi-circle in the back of the cafe surround by the stacks of books. Most of the footage was shot over-my- shoulder with my GoPro Hero 5 Session... Continue Reading →

“Tonalities from Orbit #3” – Channeling the Krell with an Improvisation on Nord Lead 4

https://youtu.be/Mrp55klGV5U "Tonalities from Orbit #3" is a video recording of a live interactive soundscape and visual improvisation performed at the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup October 12th, 2016 at Globe Hall in Denver. It's performed using only a Nord Lead 4 with custom patches from INIT and Resolume using live camera input with no pre-recorded sequences. The theme... Continue Reading →

Video: Carbon Dioxide Ensemble (CO2E) Live at Denver Noise Fest 2016

The Carbon Dioxide Ensemble (CO2E) had the honor of opening night 2 of the Denver Noise Fest 2016 on December 22nd, 2016 at Globe Hall. Here is a video of our performance. https://youtu.be/ZB2VFfyXeso As I mentioned in a recent post, the focus of our ensemble is on live improvisational performance of musique concrète. Thomas Lundy uses blocks... Continue Reading →

Video: Original Zebra 2 Patch – Computing for You Now

  This is a follow up to my previous post,"Winter Projects with @uheplugins Zebra 2: Sound Design, New Max for Live Device, and Refining Lemur Patch". In the video embedded below I offer an example of a patch I'm working on for Zebra 2 called "Computing for You Now". As you'll see in the video, this... Continue Reading →

Video: Roland System-100 Plug-out + Absynth Aetherizer

My explorations with the free trial of the Roland System-100 Plug-out continue. I made this evolving machine-like patch from scratch on the System-100 then routed it through Absynth FX using Aetherizer with params modulate by LFOs. Watch embedded video.  

New Short Film “Headlights” An Original Psychedelic Short Film with Synthesized Score + Vimeo Channels

New Short Film To start the new year off with a bang I've released a brand new film "Headlights" - An Original Psychedelic Short Film with Synthesized Score. //player.vimeo.com/video/115717304 Headlights - An Original Psychedelic Short Film with Synthesized Score from Mark Mosher on Vimeo.   Making Of If you would like to geek out and... Continue Reading →

Daedelus – Monome Set (Live on KEXP)

My last post was a link to the Art + Music + Technology Podcast 047: Brian Crabtree on the Past, Present and Future of Monome.org. In the podcast there was a mention of Daedelus’s use of Monomes in live performance. I dug up this cool video of a Daedelus - set (Live on KEXP) from... Continue Reading →

Ink Jet – Oh Hey Baby demo on Elektron Analog Rytm

Here is a fun video by Ink Jet called “Oh Hey Baby demo” that shows off the powers of the Elektron Analog Rytm. Ink Jet also released a really cool album in 2013 made entirely on an Elektron Octatrack called Grandma Tapes. Entirely made from samples from my grandma's classical cassette collection. Visit inkjetmusic.com/Grandma-Tapes for... Continue Reading →

KraftWerk @ FrenchTV1978 RARE By Nafoute Radioactivity

Some early Kraftwerk for you to enjoy on this fine Saturday. Video of KraftWerk @ FrenchTV1978 RARE By Nafoute Radioactivity. Nice find by Neil Branquinho of Eat Lights Become Lightrs (http://eatlightsbecomelights.bandcamp.com/)

Tesla Coil Music – “Risky Business: A Tribute to Nikola Tesla”

I just bumped into this fantastic video by Tesla Coil Music - "Risky Business: A Tribute to Nikola Tesla". Don’t try this at home kids!   "Risky Business: A Tribute to Nikola Tesla" for electroacoustic music, Tesla coils, and live Continuum performance. Performed as the last piece of the University of Illinois New Music Ensemble... Continue Reading →

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