GoPro Video of My Set at Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup / Beat Cypher Halloween Collaboration 2019

This video is made up of some GoPro footage from Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup #74 - "Special Event: Beat Cypher Halloween Collaboration + Intro to SP-404". I'm performing two songs from my album I Hear Your Signals https://markmosher.bandcamp.com/album/i-hear-your-signals. First up is "I Can See Them" performed on Percussa AudioCubes and Ableton Live. This is followed... Continue Reading →

Sonic Encounters S03-02: Turning Back the Rainforest Clocks

I just released a new Sonic Encounters soundscape podcast episode "Turning Back the Rainforest Clocks". Listen on Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, or with your favorite podcatcher. Story: Quite some time ago an alien child instantiated our reality using some silly game they found on their parent's hand-me-down computer. As time went on they noticed the rainforests... Continue Reading →

54 Minutes of New Music from Mark Mosher & Dino J.A. Deane

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. https://soundcloud.com/markmosher/sets/mosher-deane-session-8-28-19 Mark Mosher... Continue Reading →

Season 03 of Sonic Encounters Podcast Is Underway with New Soundscape “Please Press 3”

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". Sonic Encounters began 4 years ago and this new soundscape brings us to 22 songs and over 2 hours and 40 minutes or original music. Each episode contains original improvisational soundscapes... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Trippy Teaser Video for my Alien Invasion Song “Infected” + Thoughts on 2019 Visuals

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... Continue Reading →

Thomas Dolby Accepts Roland Lifetime Achievement Award, Does Some Storytelling, and Performs Two Hits Using Vintage a Jupiter-4 and Jupiter-8 + 1983 Concert Footage

Thomas Dolby received Roland's 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at NAMM 2018. Thanks to Kraft Music for great up-close video footage of the event. I watched the footage, took some notes, and inserted video footage links below. Part 1 Video Thomas Dolby accepting the award Thomas doing some great story telling offering an entertaining overview of... 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 →

Concert Announcement + Show Notes: April 30th Noon-3pm, Synthesizer Sunday Event – A Union of Architecture and Sound Hosted by Doors Open Denver

Synthesizer Sunday, a Union of Architecture and Sound The city of Denver has invited me and four other local electronic music artists to perform Sunday April 30th. This is part of the larger Door Open Denver Event. Like architecture, which starts from basic elements - glass, sand, and stone to create a building - synthesizers... Continue Reading →

“Tonalities from Orbit #3” – Channeling the Krell with an Improvisation on Nord Lead 4

https://youtu.be/Mrp55klGV5U "Tonalities from Orbit #3" is a video recording of a live interactive soundscape and visual improvisation performed at the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup October 12th, 2016 at Globe Hall in Denver. It's performed using only a Nord Lead 4 with custom patches from INIT and Resolume using live camera input with no pre-recorded sequences. The theme... 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 →

“No Ghosts. Just Fear.” Halloween Horror Soundscape Album Available on iTunes, CD Baby, Amazon, Spotify, and Name Your Price on Bandcamp

  Back in 2012 I released No Ghosts. Just Fear. with five original  horror soundscapes as a Bandcamp exclusive. The album is now also available in wide distribution to most online music stores and streaming services. So if you are looking for some creepy soundtracks for your Halloween playlist - or just want to creep out... 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 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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