New Soundscapes Album – Sonic Encounters Volume 02

I'm happy to announce the release of the album Sonic Encounters Volume 02 on Bandcamp. The album contains 8 improvisational soundscapes with over 40 minutes of original music from season 2 of my Sonic Encounters podcast. The album is available now for $5. Click here to listen / buy on Bandcamp The songs are a... Continue Reading →

Video My Set at Beat Cypher July 25, 2019 Performing New Song at 382 BPM.

This week I composed a new pieced called "Press 3" which starts of at 80 BPM and makes it all the way to 764 BPM 😯. He Here is a video snippet where I'm clocking along at 382 BPM. https://youtu.be/cfm06ftuyEw Thanks J.L. Kane for hosting and Mechant Metrique for shooting this on his phone. Soon... Continue Reading →

Photos and Video from Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup 7th Anniversary at Tilt Arcade

We had a crazy fun time at Tilt arcade on Tuesday night at our 7th anniversary celebration! Event description here. Of course the meetup is http://RockyMountainSynth.com. A Huge Thanks To... Tilt for access to their amazing arcade.Istonik Studios who provided 3 licenses for the Arcade Series Ultimate Max for Live sequencer packChris Blarsky who surprised... Continue Reading →

Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup Celebrating 7 years, 70 Free Events, and 800+ Members!

It's hard to believe it's been 7 years since I founded the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup. Since then we've grown to over 800 members all along the Front Range surrounding the Boulder and Denver area, won "Best Music Meetup in 2017 by Westword Magazine, and have hosted 70 events! The Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup is... Continue Reading →

New Live Album and Concert Video: “Live at Mountain Skies 2019”

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... Continue Reading →

My Conversation with AfroDJMac on The Music Production Podcast #99

I had a great conversation with Brian Funk (aka AfroDJMac) for episode #99 of his Music Production Podcast. You can listen on iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play  or on YouTube (which also includes video footage). There are lots of detailed show notes and links from the conversation on the episode landing page Mark and... Continue Reading →

New Videos from Ableton to Help You Learn Live 10 and Push 2

Ableton has released a large number of new videos to help your learn both Live 10 and Push 2. You the playlists for these videos (along with their other playlists) by visiting https://www.youtube.com/user/AbletonInc/playlists. The latest videos are also featured on Ableton's web site at https://ableton.com/learn-push and https://www.ableton.com/live/learn-live. The Learn Live page categorizes videos by Overview,... Continue Reading →

Performing Set at Beat Cypher May 24th, 2018 on Elektron Digitakt + Video from Past Performance on Analog Four

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... Continue Reading →

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 →

#Halloween music on @Bandcamp: John Carpenter + Disturbing Mood pieces, Melodic Theremin, and Gothic horror by Victoria Lundy + 5 Original Horror Soundscapes

Passing along some Halloween Music you can pick up over on Bandcamp. John Carpenter on Bandcamp I've been enjoying John Carpenter's recent music releases and was happy to see he was also on Bandcamp at https://johncarpentermusic.bandcamp.com/. So much great music out here! My fav track lately is "A Windy Death" on Lost Themes II. His... Continue Reading →

Tonight at 7:30pm – Boulder Laptop Orchestra BLOrK performs with Guest Mark Mosher

I'm excited to announce I'll be performing with the Boulder Laptop Orchestra this evening. Saturday, Mar 18 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm ATLAS Black Box Experimental Studio, Roser ATLAS Center, University of Colorado Boulder Facebook Event Page Boldly going where no laptop orchestra has gone before, BLOrk integrates technology with performers in an ensemble setting,... Continue Reading →

I’ll be Performing 2 Halloween Shows this Weekend with Thereminist Victoria Lundy + Teaser Video

I'm excited to announce I'll be performing two halloween concerts with Thereminist Victoria Lundy. I'll be doing real-time sound and visual synthesis. Teaser Video What's a theremin? What is real-time sound and visual synthesis? Here is a teaser video from a set Victoria and I performed earlier this month. https://youtu.be/KkNiC42KTQs Friday Oct 28th, 3-5pm: Denver Central... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on Simplification of Digital Distribution + Reissue of my Horror Soundtrack Album “No Ghosts. Just Fear.”

Thoughts on Simplification of Digital Distribution Like many artists these days I am my own label. As new music publishing services platforms have popped up through the years, I've pretty much joined them all just to try them out. Same with social media. Flotsam and Jetsam I've recently taken pause to review my digital "surface... Continue Reading →

Modulate This! Turns 11

Modulate This! turns 11 today - WOOT! In celebration of a decade of blogging and to position the site for the future, I've changed the look and moved to new platform and host. If you want to follow along in email opt-in using the form below and/or use this RSS feed. RSS - Posts Divergence... Continue Reading →

Sonic Encounters Volume 01 Liner Notes: Track 11 – Tonalities from Orbit #1

This is the Krell. We are beaming tonalities to your station. Are you receiving? Listen to this episode on Soundcloud. You can subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes, or use this RSS Feed for your favorite podcatcher so you never miss an episode. If you dig this piece, leave a comment. Checkout my releases here. You can also make... Continue Reading →

Sonic Encounters Podcast S01-E10: Swarm of the Nanobots

The swarm of the Nanobots is approaching.  This micrtonal mayhem is an exploration of swarming notes and joyous distortion that was inspired by the Dewanatron Swarmatron instrument. I performed and recorded this in one real-time pass with no edits on an Elektron Octatrack. Listen to this episode on Soundcloud. You can subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes,... Continue Reading →

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