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Podcast Soundscape Journal

Sonic Encounters Podcast 001 – And What Do The Trees Hear When the Wind Blows?

This song is an ambient sonic journey starting with natural sounds which morph into the hidden inner world of trees and back again. The piece starts off with a 120 degree stereo field recording of wind blowing through aspen trees and surrounding trees in Louisville, Colorado just outside of Boulder. Subscribe now on iTunes so you […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) Sound Design Synth: Absynth

Pure and Broken Circuits 01 – Absynth Sound Design Experiment

"Pure and Broken Circuits 01" is an Absynth sound design experiement. A sound design experiment showing the darker virtual analog modelling side of Absynth (no samples here) to illustrate Absynth's range beyond the typical motion pad :^) This piece is an improvisation using an original preset patched with two oscillator in single mode and two […]

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(Modulate This) Synth: Absynth

“Inside the Grid on Altair IV” – A One-Note One-Patch Soundscape in Absynth 5

"Inside the Grid on Altair IV" by Mark Mosher. A One-Note One-Patch Soundscape in Absynth 5 from Mark Mosher on Vimeo. Update: I’ve also made this available as an MP3-320 audio download on soundcloud. "Inside the Grid on Altair IV" is a soundscape created with one patch from scratch using the Absynth 5. It is […]

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(Modulate This) Brian Clevinger Synth: Absynth

Absynth Creator Brian Clevinger Posts One-Note Soundscape to Accompany the Mayan Apocalypse

  Brian Clivinger just posted this fantastic one-note soundscape patch “made with Native Instruments Absynth 5 to accompany the mayan apocalypse”. It really shows what can be done with those amazing 68-stage modulatable envelopes! Enjoy, and talk to you tomorrow :^) Mark Mosher Synthesist, Composer, Performer http://www.MarkMosherMusic.com

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(Modulate This) Synth: Absynth

Absynth 5 Synthesizer Envelope Editing Tips

One of the best features of Absynth 5 are the 68 breakpoint envelopes. If you’ve mainly been shaping envelopes by dragging breakpoints around with your mouse here are some tips on adding even more character and expression to your envelopes. Type in Breakpoint Times You can set the time for a breakpoint manually by entering […]

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Ableton Live Synth: Absynth

Mark Mosher VLog #1 – Creating the patch “Broken Crystals” with Absynth 5’s new Cloud Filter

In addition to creating tutorial videos, I’ve decided to start a Video Log. Tutorials are very time consuming to produce as they are scripted and require a lot of planning – not to mention time to edit and produce. My video log will be much more casual and it will be a little more like […]

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Ableton Live APC40 AudioCubes iPhone/iPod/iTunes Max for Live Midi/USB Keyboards & Controllers Synth: Alchemy Synth: DCAM: Synth Squad Synth: Gladiator Synth: Harmless Synth: Synlpant Synth: u-he ACE

Modulate This! – Best of 2009 Electronic Music Tech

Despite the economic downturn, 2009 was thankfully a huge year when it came to new technology for electronic music artists. Rather than try and cover every significant release, I’ll instead list some of my favorite products and notable trends. The Year of Ableton What a big year for Ableton. Live 8 with great new features […]

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(Modulate This) Sampling

A Video Roundup of Sampling Past and Present

I’ve been sampling since the 80’s when I got an Ensoniq Mirage. I’ve since moved on to software and now use Ableton Sampler, and Camel Audio Alchemy for sample-based work these days. I still find sample-based sound design fascinating and recently found some cool videos which illustrate how far we’ve come over the last few […]