NI Absynth patch "Halloween Theme" by John Carpenter Using Only Envelopes

Here is a fun video (http://youtu.be/kuTpkSFRDjE)  from Absynth guru Anthony Distefano. My Absynth version of the "Halloween theme".This was all done using the envelopes.There was no overdubbing. Links: http://anthonydistefano.bandcamp.com/ Mark Mosher Electronic Musician | Composer | Sound Designer | Performer Boulder, CO

Tune in to Live Streaming Halloween Electronica Show Oct 31st at 6pm Mountain / Midnight GMT

I will be streaming live October 31st at 6PM Mountain/Midnight GMT to bring you a special Halloween Edition of SciFi Electronica Live with all original music. Segments on the show will include music and sound from: Recordings of sound design cues I composed/produced for haunted houses Recordings from the album NO GHOSTS. JUST FEAR.which released … Continue reading Tune in to Live Streaming Halloween Electronica Show Oct 31st at 6pm Mountain / Midnight GMT

Download Dark Ambient Halloween Horror Soundscapes

Ready to scare the crap out your neighbors this Halloween? Need some more music for your party? Last year I released an album for Halloween called NO GHOSTS. JUST FEAR. It has 5 original dark ambient horror soundscapes. It was mastered by the wonderful Gannon Kashiwa and I encourage you to download it as the … Continue reading Download Dark Ambient Halloween Horror Soundscapes

“9 Box” AudioCubes Interactive Installation will be at Mountain Oasis Festival 2013 at Dr. Bob’s Interactive Sonic Experience

HUGE news! I’ll be helping out the awesome The Bob Moog Foundation at the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit. I’ll be flying out to bring my multi-player "9 Box" Percussa AudioCubes casual instrument/interactive installation to be a part of the “expanded Dr. Bob’s Interactive Sonic Experience”. What an honor! I can’t wait. If you'll be … Continue reading “9 Box” AudioCubes Interactive Installation will be at Mountain Oasis Festival 2013 at Dr. Bob’s Interactive Sonic Experience

How to use Max for Live LFO MIDI Device to Add Drift to Ableton Analog

I’m starting a new category called M4L Essentials where I can offer ideas on how to use the devices included with Live 9 Studio to turn Live itself into more of a modular synth. These M4L devices can help you overcome the lack of built-in mod matrixes in many of the Live instruments. This will … Continue reading How to use Max for Live LFO MIDI Device to Add Drift to Ableton Analog

Elektron Releases Octatrack OS 1.25B

Elektron has released OS 1.25B. Octatrack OS 1.25b introduces small usability tweaks and squashes a few bugs. Read more and download from the Octatrack Downloads page. According to the readme file in the zip file here is what’s new. List of changes from Octatrack DPS-1 OS 1.25 to 1.25B Changes Holding [FUNCTION], snap functionality has … Continue reading Elektron Releases Octatrack OS 1.25B

MacProVideo.com Videos on Ableton Push Will 1) Help you Decide if Push is Right for you 2) Shorten Your Learning Curve

I waited  to buy an Ableton Push until recently as I wanted the dust to settle a bit knowing there would be incremental updates. The 9.1 beta offered more Push features which piqued my interest. Of course before taking the plunge I went back and watched the Ableton videos on push and some user videos. … Continue reading MacProVideo.com Videos on Ableton Push Will 1) Help you Decide if Push is Right for you 2) Shorten Your Learning Curve

How to Use ElectraX Synth with Ableton Push Pad Pressure and Use Ribbon Controller Like a Mod Wheel

I finally got my hands on a Push. I’m going through songs in my existing live show and tweaking synths to be even more expressive with Push’s aftertouch and ribbon controller. In this post I’ll be focusing on the wonderful ElectraX synth by Tone2 Audiosoftware but the same concepts apply to any synthesizer that allows … Continue reading How to Use ElectraX Synth with Ableton Push Pad Pressure and Use Ribbon Controller Like a Mod Wheel

Ableton Announces Four New Premium Max for Live Devices Including Video FX

Ableton just announced new premium Max for Live devices. Note, I think this is the first time Ableton has released “premium” devices and prices range between $24 and $39. The embedded video below offers an overview.   Here is a description of the effects from the Ableton site. Spectrum Effects by Amazing Noises Spectrum Effects … Continue reading Ableton Announces Four New Premium Max for Live Devices Including Video FX

Photo: Late Night AudioCube Jam with Tone 2 Rayblaster Syntheiszer

I’m up late doing some prep work before I start production on Album #3 in my alien invasion series. Tonight I’ve started reviewing some original patches I’ve created in various synths over the last year with the goal selecting a small number of synths for the album in the spirit of “limiting my toolset”. I … Continue reading Photo: Late Night AudioCube Jam with Tone 2 Rayblaster Syntheiszer

How to Run Your Elektron Octatrack (and Other Elektron Gear or Gear that Runs on DC) on Battery Power with the Tekkeon myPower ALL Plus MP3450i

Almost immediately after buying my Octatrack I wanted to go mobile with it. I saw a post on the old Elektron-User forum where a user BIRDSINBRANCHES mentioned the Tekkeon myPower ALL Plus MP3450i Battery. I picked one up at B&H fro $139. Options The unit ships with a little bag of 5 tips (you can … Continue reading How to Run Your Elektron Octatrack (and Other Elektron Gear or Gear that Runs on DC) on Battery Power with the Tekkeon myPower ALL Plus MP3450i