Sonic Encounters Volume 01 Liner Notes: Track 13 – Replicant’s Lament

Composed and performed in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. Credits Music and Cover Art by Mark Mosher. Performance and Production Notes Inspired by the movies Blade Runner and Soldier. In one session, I improvised and composed a set of musical motifs. I then mixed and arranged these motifs into the finished piece. Instrumentation I used the gorgeous... Continue Reading →

Sound Design Tip: Add Variability and Slop with U-HE Diva Synthesizer Trimmers

This month I’ve been focusing on writing presets from scratch with Diva. While I’ve had Diva for a  while I’m just now getting around to doing some proper programming from INIT. Diva has a reputation for crushing your CPU so it’s worth mentioning that 1.1 release uses up to 40% less CPU. The 1.1.1 update... Continue Reading →

U-HE Announces Public Beta and Introductory Pricing for New Diva Synthesizer

U-HE, makers for my favorite synths ACE and Zebra 2, have released a public beta for their latest synthesizers Diva. The oscillators, filters and envelopes closely model components found in some of the great monophonic and polyphonic synthesizers of yesteryear. Modules can be mixed and matched so you can build hybrids, but what sets DIVA... Continue Reading →

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