My latest single is available for streaming on most digital music outlets. It’s a #techno track recorded live on Elektron machines. Click here to stream and watch a video of the recording session. If you are a Spotify user please take a moment to “like” the track, follow my artist page and perhaps “Add to […]
Elektron Synth Designer Ess announced on his Instagram feed that he’s leaving Elektron to release his own instrument along with Felisha Ledesma. “I’m leaving Elektron 🪂 From humble beginnings in customer support to designing the synthesizers of my dreams. Never could I have imagined that I would be a part of some of the most […]
Elektron has just released MAJOR updates to the Digitakt and Digitone. Of course they are free 😃. Get yourselves ready for some serious OS upgrade fun for the Digitakt, Digitone, and Digitone Keys. Time to get elbow deep in a host of cracking features that will make each device even more powerful and your music-making […]
Here is a 1 minute video of my Sunday coffee in bed session with Elektron Digitone new 1.30 OS. I started off this session thinking I was going to learn all the 20+ new features that Elektron added in the recent 1.30 update (see my earlier blog post). I printed out the release notes and […]
Take a trip through a wormhole where captured signals from a 50’s PSA come streaming through your space helmet. You try to tune to some techno, but it doesn’t work. Sample mangling with Elektron Octatrack MKII making heavy use of scenes and Designer LFO’s. Some manually tuning of the Comb Filter with slider as well.
If you missed my live stream a few weeks back here is an unedited YouTube live replay of my solo multimedia concert. The performance is a combination of live arrangement and live playing that features original electronic music with real-time visuals. More live streams are coming, so subscribe to my YouTube channel and click the […]
I’ve schedule a YouTube Live event. Swing by now and click “Set Reminder”. Watch Live / Watch the Replay I’ve embedded the video in this post so if you happen to be here during the event you can watch live. If you are here after the event you can watch the replay. Program I was […]
I recently picked up a Launchkey Mini MK3. Wow – what an improvement over past generations. The short of it is: the keys are super playable with a light synth touch, the pads feel like smaller versions of the Launchpad Pro MK3 and Launchpad X, and the knobs are small but probably the best feeling […]
The Sydney Opera House (@SydOperaHouse) is Streaming a Digital Season Including Contemporary Music Like Sets from Panda Bear (@pandabear) #Octatrack
Yesterday I did an improv session with my good friend and mentor Dino J.A. Deane. This session was recorded live at the Dino’s studio (The Bohemian Lounge) using ambient room mics. We recorded 4 songs which came out to 54 minutes of music. I uploaded to this Soundcloud playlist for your enjoyment. Mark Mosher Instruments:Elektron […]
In early May 2019 I flew out to attend and perform an original electronic music set at the Mountain Skies festival near Asheville, NC. It was a really fun weekend and I had a great time performing one track from 2014 album Fear Cannot Save Us, plus 4 brand new songs. Checkout a video of […]
On Thursday March 28th I performed a set at Beat Cypher at madelife in Boulder. Here is an Instagram video with some snippets of some of the performances including mine which is first. Thanks to https://www.instagram.com/eddiecii/ for footage. I’m playing lead synth parts on “Gonna Rise” up from the album Fear Cannot Save Us (Spotify, […]
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.
I’ll be performing a set tonight (Thursday, May 24th) at the Beat Cypher event in Boulder. As the format is rapid-fire 10 minute sets and I’ll be improvising using only an Elektron Digitakt and using small a set of custom beat sketches as a starting point. My set is inspired by the Star Trek: The […]
Elektron’s Fascinating Interview with Father of FM Synthesis John Chowning Elektron just posted a long, deep, and fascinating interview with John Chowning who originally discovered FM Synthesis. The interview covers a lot of ground including his thoughts on: Explaining FM synthesis to a child The history of his work at Standford and how they helped […]
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 […]