If you’ve been following along you know I’m a HUGE Elektron fan and have been composing and performing with Octatrack MKII, Analog Four, and Digitone for some time. I recently added the Analog Rytm to my rig. In this post I’ll briefly introduce you to the Rytm and offer three 1-minute video sketches that show […]
A quick post to share a video of a new original preset that’s in progress on the most amazing @Ableton #Wavetable#synth. This one is inspired by Kraftwerk and it called “Numbers” 😀. #SaturdayNightSoundDesign. This was made entirely with Push 2 without using a mouse. As I’m using Push I incorporate the touch strip, velocity and […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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/)
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 […]
Last Friday was such a great day! I not only released my album Fear Cannot Save Us, but Darwin Grosse stopped by to interview me for his podcast Art + Music + Technology. I’m such a huge fan of the podcast so it was an incredible honor to be interviewed. Checkout the episode here http://artmusictech.libsyn.com/podcast-023-mark-mosher […]
Here is a behind-the-scenes video from my August 23rd show at the Dairy Center for the Performing Arts in Boulder Colorado. The video was shot at my sound check by fellow performer and Electric Trombone player Darren Kramer using GoPro. The audio is from GoPro camera. At this show I’m using Abeton Live to do […]