Looking for some horror soundscapes for your Halloween? Just a reminder to checkout my album No Ghosts. Just Fear. Happy Halloween. P.S. If you want to dig into a ton of horror and sci-fi check this post I did on Modulate This! Mind Map Celebrating Horror & Sci-Fi Soundtracks with Synths + Halloween Albums by […]
The 8th B-Day party concert was really fun and loaded with great performances. Special thanks to Christoph for being our virtual stage manager. My Performance This is recording of my 10 minute set from the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meet 8th birthday party concert. Music and visuals are performed in real-time. I start by playing a […]
Heads up. I’m hosting and performing the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meet’s 8th Birthday Online Concert. Artists will be performing 10 minute sets on YouTube starting at 8:10 PM MDT. Use this link to set a reminder and watch live https://youtube.com/markmosher/live. [update July 9th – a replay of this concert is now available here.
I just released a Bandcamp subscriber preview of a new soundscape called “Replican’ts Dream” obviously inspired by Bladerunner. Music and visuals improvised and recorded in one real-time pass. Music is performed on Elektron Analog Four MKI using 4 tracks with no sequencing. Visual synthesis in Resolume Arena. Video of Live Recording Sessions Here is a […]
Video Here is the video from a session where I improvised a new soundscape called “. This was improvised on Ableton Live 10 with Push 2. Sources Samples While I mostly do my own sound design I’ve been enjoying using libraries from others to introduce pleasant surprises (“chance operations”) into some of my improvisational pieces. […]
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 […]
Update – Sonic Ecounters is not longer a podcast but an album series. Here is a blog post on this. This song is on available to my subscribers right now https://markmosher.bandcamp.com/album/sonic-encounters-volume-03. I’m happy to announce that season 03 of the Sonic Encounters soundscapes podcast is under way with a new song called “Please Press 3“. […]
“The Treatise on Musical Objects” by Pierre Schaeffer. 600+ pages. I’m goin’ in!
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. The songs are a combination of electronic tonalities derived from pure synthesis […]
The Colorado Modular Synth Festival (CMSF) will have live music and interactive hands-on activities for kids and adults interested in synthesizers and electronic music. The event will take place at Belmar Plaza (464 S Teller St, Lakewood, CO 80226) from 2-8pm and then 8-10PM at Crazy Mountain Brewery at Belmar. We have over 18 performers […]
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. Thanks J.L. Kane for hosting and Mechant Metrique for shooting this on his phone. Soon after […]
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 pack Chris Blarsky […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Last summer I was experimenting with some interactive visuals with live camera input (as I do) to create an an alien overlay on my face. Was this inspired by John Carpenter’s They Live? Of course it was – haha. I thought it worked really well for my song “Infected” from my album REBOOT and made […]