New Live YouTube Series on Percussa SSP Euorack Module by Matthew Hodson (MATTHS) – Sundays at 6pm UK time (11am MST)

A new live video series by Matthew Hodson (MATTHS) on the Percussa SSP Eurorack Module began on June 16th, 2019. the live stream/video is broadcasted on YouTube Live on Sunday's at 6pm UK time (11am MST). Visit http://www.youtube.com/matthsmatthsmatths to join and watch the stream. Jump in the chat room as Matthew will be joined by... Continue Reading →

Spreading the Word – Percussa Super Signal Processor Eurorack Module Kickstarter

My good friends Bert and Celine from Percussa have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their new Super Signal Processor (SSP) Eurorack Module. Congrats to being funded in less than 12 hours!  They also received a "project we love" badge from Kickstarter!!! The Percussa Super Signal Processor (SSP) Eurorack Module is a powerful Eurorack module by Percussa,... Continue Reading →

9 Box AudioCube Casual Music Instrument Turns 1

One year ago I announced the 9 Box on Modulate This. The long name for the system is “9 Box is a Method for performance, improvisation, and spontaneous tribal jams with music, sound, and light”. In short, the 9 Box is a casual music instrument based a method and set of template patches for Percussa... Continue Reading →

Percussa Updates MIDIBridge for AudioCubes to R31

Percussa just posted an update to MIDIBridge (r31) to their website. MIDIBridge is a FREE app from Percussa that allows you “to generate MIDI notes and control changes, which can be sent to any software or hardware supporting MIDI including external synths, effect boxes, etc.” This is THE app that I use when I perform.... Continue Reading →

Percussa AudioCube Tip To Prevent Cubes from Sliding

If you’ve seen pictures or videos of my live rig in use you’ll know that I when I use Percussa AudioCubes, I tend to not only use them on a table surface, but I also place them on top of other instruments like the Theremin or other keyboards. When I first started doing this I... Continue Reading →

Free Music Friday: “Control Zone” Electronica Track and Video by Mark Mosher Performed on Theremin and AudioCube

Watch embedded video One Man, One Theremin, One AudioCube :^) In this video I perform the original instrumental electronic music song "Control Zone" off of my album I HEAR YOUR SIGNALS which you can download name your price (enter $0 for FREE) on http://markmosher.bandcamp.com/album/i-hear-your-signals. You can of course also buy my songs/albums on iTunes, Amazon... Continue Reading →

Percussa AudioCube Production and Performance Notes for “I Hear Your Signals”

<a href="http://www.markmoshermusic.com&quot;   For my original music album "I Hear Your Signals" (download the album free) I use Percussa Audiocubes as performance controllers. In this post I’ll give you all the geeky details about how the controllers were applied in the project. AUDIOCUBES AND MIDIBRIDGE I used 4 AudioCubes plus Percussa's free MIDIbridge app on... Continue Reading →

My Blofeld + Ableton Live + Lpk25 + AudioCube Couch Potato Setup

I wanted to create a small couch-friendly setup where I could play the Waldorf Blofeld with my little Akai LPK25 Controller and an AudioCube. Here is how I set it all up. AudioCube Configuration I use Percussa’s MIDI bridge to configure a sensor cube so that face 1-4 send CCs 10-13 (click image to enlarge).... Continue Reading →

New Single “First Orbit” Performed Live + Percussa Audio Cube Presentation Video from Ableton Denver Meetup

On the 14th of March I gave a presentation on Percussa AudioCubes at the Ableton Denver Meetup. David Henderson was kind enough to shoot video and he even took the time to post on YouTube. Thanks David. By the way, if you haven’t subscribed to his blog yet, you should check it out - http://www.hendersounds.com/.... Continue Reading →

Interview with Bert Schiettecatte Inventor of Percussa AudioCubes

I recently conducted a phone interview with Percussa founder and AudioCube inventor Bert Schiettecatte. I think music artists, visual artists, sound designers, those interested in tangible interfaces for installations, and music technology fans will all enjoy this interview – even if you are not in the market for a tangible interface. Below is a brief... Continue Reading →

In-Depth Review of Percussa AudioCubes in Use with Ableton Live

  Back in November I purchased a set of four Percussa AudioCubes. I've spent quite a bit of time working with them as a an interface to Ableton Live. In this hands-on review I'll explain what they are, how    they work, how I'm using them with Live and also offer some tips along the way.... Continue Reading →

“Enumerating” – One Patch Performance Video Series

Watch embedded video “Enumerating’ is another installment in my “ONE PATCH PERFORMANCE SERIES.” Videos in this series are intended to show what's possible when you constrain your tool set to one synth and one preset with many modulation routings mapped for performance. I created a 4 bar pattern with a MIDI clip in Ableton Live.... Continue Reading →

Percussa Audio Cubes: Lights & Tangible Interface with Ableton Live and Alchemy

I recently added Percussa AudioCubes to my studio and performance rig. While I’m planning a longer post offering an overview of how AudioCubes work, this is a quick post to mention two applications of AudioCube technology I’ve been experimenting with. First, I’m using them as lights. You can send RGB values to the cubes via... Continue Reading →

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