First Impressions Using Elektron Overbridge on Surface Pro 4 with Analog Four

I owned an Analog Four 4 years back and ended up selling it. This was way before features like polyphony and Elektron Overbridge were added. I got interested in the A4 again to pair with my coveted Octatrack for a quick setup fly rig. To make a long story short, the Analog Four MKI is back … Continue reading First Impressions Using Elektron Overbridge on Surface Pro 4 with Analog Four

Spreading the Word – Percussa Super Signal Processor Eurorack Module Kickstarter

My good friends Bert and Celine from Percussa have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their new Super Signal Processor (SSP) Eurorack Module. Congrats to being funded in less than 12 hours!  They also received a "project we love" badge from Kickstarter!!! The Percussa Super Signal Processor (SSP) Eurorack Module is a powerful Eurorack module by Percussa, … Continue reading Spreading the Word – Percussa Super Signal Processor Eurorack Module Kickstarter

New Electronic Music Release – Total Squaresville by Pattern Language

I'm spreading the word about a new release Total Squareseville by my good friend Chris Frain (aka Pattern Language). Chris has been a regular contributor to the electronic music scene in Boulder and Denver since he moved to Denver a few years back, and a regular at the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup where he's presented and … Continue reading New Electronic Music Release – Total Squaresville by Pattern Language

Wrap Your Head Around Elektron Digitakt with Cenk and Cuckoo

Elektron's been busy releasing MKIIs. I wanted to dig deeper into Digitakt to learn more how it fits into the lineup and I found these videos from Cenk and Cuckoo most helpful. Official Elektron Videos Cenk (aka Dataline) just posted two walk-through videos. He's also been featuring Digitakt in a lot of his live performances … Continue reading Wrap Your Head Around Elektron Digitakt with Cenk and Cuckoo

Elektron Octatrack MII vs Octatrack MKI – A Deeper Look Beyond the Bullet Points

This rather lengthy post offers a comparison of the original Octatrack vs the Octatrack MKII from my perspective as a long-time Octatrack user. The PDF manual isn't online yet and I wanted to get beyond the marketing bullet points so I swapped some messages with Elektron support (excellent responses and response times btw) to get … Continue reading Elektron Octatrack MII vs Octatrack MKI – A Deeper Look Beyond the Bullet Points

New Single & Video: “Space-Time Distortion Near Track Number 8”

Sometimes when gear acquisition syndrome calls, I take a pause in the action and recommit myself to the gear I already own. I was recently kind of lusting after something bleepy and and perhaps an analogish instrument with self-contained sequencing. Then I thought, hey, I can just live sequence the Nord Lead 4 slots from … Continue reading New Single & Video: “Space-Time Distortion Near Track Number 8”

Ableton Acquires Cycling ’74

It was announced today Ableton Acquired Cycling '74. Congrats to all my friends at both companies! As someone who uses Ableton Live and Max for Live on a daily basis I'm pretty excited to see where this acquisition takes both products. Even as two separate companies, the combination of Live and Max for Live have … Continue reading Ableton Acquires Cycling ’74

New Cinematic Ambient Album “Sonic Encounters Volume 01” @Bandcamp Exclusive #Ambient #CinematicAmbient #DarkAmbient #MusiqueConcrète #Synthesis

Sonic Encounters Volume 01 Now Available The album contains 14 tracks and 2 hours of Cinematic Ambient Soundscapes. You can listen and buy here or from the embedded player below. I you like Krell music - you'll love this album! If you enjoy the album consider a buy and please tell your friends. About This Release Sonic … Continue reading New Cinematic Ambient Album “Sonic Encounters Volume 01” @Bandcamp Exclusive #Ambient #CinematicAmbient #DarkAmbient #MusiqueConcrète #Synthesis

Watch This Cool Tutorial on How to Make Pink Floyd “On The Run” with M4L OSCiLOTT Modular

  I've had Max for Cats OSCiLOTT Max for Live Modular for some time but only recently had time to start digging into it. I've been poking around on YouTube watching tutorial videos on the instrument and bumped into this fantastic demo of how to make Pink Floyd's "On the Run" in 10 Minutes. The … Continue reading Watch This Cool Tutorial on How to Make Pink Floyd “On The Run” with M4L OSCiLOTT Modular

Watch #Moogfest2017 Live

Moogfest 2017 is streaming live this weekend. This includes concerts, talks, the pop up factory and more. If you watch from their web site https://live.moogfest.com/facilities/141 you'll see the integrated schedule as well as links to the various venues. You can also follow on twitter #Moogfest2017, and Instagram. I caught a great talk by Ableton founder Gerhard Behles earlier today … Continue reading Watch #Moogfest2017 Live

Tim Thompson’s Space Palette Pro – Version 0.1 Based on Sensel Morph

Back in April of 2011 I made a trip out to California to perform a set at the Art Institute of Sunnyvale. I met Tim Thompson at the show and he invited me over to see an early version of the Space Palette which I documented in a post and video here. Tim has spent … Continue reading Tim Thompson’s Space Palette Pro – Version 0.1 Based on Sensel Morph