“The Treatise on Musical Objects” by Pierre Schaeffer. 600+ pages. I’m goin’ in!
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 and... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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 →
A post to spread the word. After a brief hiatus, the Beat Cypher returns on June 27th at a new location. Here is Justin's note on this from the official Facebook Group. “Hey everyone! Beat Cypher update: Madelife has officially moved to a new location. I will be holding the next cypher here on Thursday... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bvo7fT4BngS/ I'm playing lead synth parts on "Gonna Rise" up from the album Fear Cannot Save Us... Continue Reading →
I'll be performing an improv experimental set at the Beat Cypher event at madelife in Boulder using my trusty Elektron Analog Four with some outboard FX from iPad with hands-on control with Launch Control XL. I'll also be live sampling all that into iOS Samplr but all source sounds will be from Analog Four. madelife... Continue Reading →
"Of Snow and Light" is episode 8 of the Sonic Encounters podcast season 2. It's an original soundscape featuring some warm classic synth sounds and pads. "Of Snow and Light" is episode 8 of the Sonic Encounters podcast season 2. It's an original soundscape featuring some warm classic synth sounds and pads. https://soundcloud.com/markmosher/s02-e08-of-snow-and-light?in=markmosher/sets/sonic-encounters-soundscapes-podcast Subscribe to... Continue Reading →
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 →
I've just released a new soundscape on the Sonic Encounters Podcast called "Dancing at the Edge of Entropy". https://soundcloud.com/markmosher/dancing-at-the-edge-of-entropy Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sonic…pes/id1005123672, for with your favorite podcatcher feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundclo…182/sounds.rss or follow on Soundcloud.
I'll be performing an improv experimental acid house set at the Beat Cypher event in Boulder using an iPad rig. For those not familiar with Beat Cypher. "All styles welcomed and invited. The purpose of this event is to gather music producers/performers in the Boulder/Denver area and build community. Each performer gets a 10 minute... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
Darwin Grosse has a Kickstarter for a Mic/Pre for his most excellent Art + Music + Technology Podcast. Kickstarter links is https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/823319547/mic-pre-update-for-art-music-technology What started out as a funny idea ("Maybe we should do a podcast about Max, a visual programming tool. Bwa-ha-ha!!!") turned into something much different - an oral history of the way we... Continue Reading →