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Spreading the Word – 3rd Law Dance Theater Presenting Elision Project Vol. 2 April 21-23 in Boulder

Spreading the word… I was first introduced to the 3rd Law Dance/Theater through my friend and Darwin Grosse who collaborated with them on numerous occasions. Last week, I was invited to attend a rehearsal for their upcoming show Elision Project Vol. 2. It's just a fantastic show and includes collaborations with commissioned scores by Conor … Continue reading Spreading the Word – 3rd Law Dance Theater Presenting Elision Project Vol. 2 April 21-23 in Boulder

Video of My Guest Solo Performance with the Boulder Laptop Orchestra Event at CU Atlas Institute

https://youtu.be/ScpItttfGlY I had the incredible honor of being invited to perform with the Boulder Laptop Orchestra on March 18th (Related Blog Post). This is a live video recording from the "Boulder Laptop Orchestra BLOrK performs with guest Mark Mosher" event (Facebook Invite). The video features my original solo improvisational piece "Tonalities from Orbit" which I … Continue reading Video of My Guest Solo Performance with the Boulder Laptop Orchestra Event at CU Atlas Institute

Tonight at 7:30pm – Boulder Laptop Orchestra BLOrK performs with Guest Mark Mosher

I'm excited to announce I'll be performing with the Boulder Laptop Orchestra this evening. Saturday, Mar 18 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm ATLAS Black Box Experimental Studio, Roser ATLAS Center, University of Colorado Boulder Facebook Event Page Boldly going where no laptop orchestra has gone before, BLOrk integrates technology with performers in an ensemble setting, … Continue reading Tonight at 7:30pm – Boulder Laptop Orchestra BLOrK performs with Guest Mark Mosher

Photos from Modular Synth Lightning Patch Walkthroughs at the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup

Last Wednesday I hosted the 55th Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup. The meetup now has over 550+ members! This meetup featured the return of a popular theme from 2016, Modular Synth Lightning Patch Walkthroughs. Here is the format. Prepare a modular patch prior to the event. 3 days prior to the vent, send me up to 5 photos … Continue reading Photos from Modular Synth Lightning Patch Walkthroughs at the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup

Wireless Controllerism on Windows 10 with Microsoft’s Xbox One Wireless “S” Bluetooth Game Controller

If you've been following along, you know I've been experimenting with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 as a musical instrument platform for Live, Max for Live and virtual modular. I've also been working towards a completely wireless battery operated setup for a rapid setup rig for live improvisational work including wireless expressive controllers. Another advantage … Continue reading Wireless Controllerism on Windows 10 with Microsoft’s Xbox One Wireless “S” Bluetooth Game Controller

Video: Original U-He Bazille Plastic Guitar Patch + XKey Air + Surface Pro 4

My hunt for virtual synths that work well with the pen and Surface Pro 4 continues. I'm happy to report that the using the pen to patch cables with amazing modular Bazille by U-HE works great. Watch this video of a patch I made over my morning coffee. https://youtu.be/O7VxUeFofrU Also, the CME Xkey Air 25 paired … Continue reading Video: Original U-He Bazille Plastic Guitar Patch + XKey Air + Surface Pro 4

Video: Aalto + Saturn Distortion on Surface Pro 4 vs Octatrack

Watch a video of my  experiments with Surface Pro 4 as a performance and sound design instrument continue. I'm expanding my search for plugins that are pen friendly. FabFilter Saturn is pretty fantastic with the pen. That goes for Timeless 2 and Volcano 2 as well. https://youtu.be/Fd1oqfnWaQA

Original Aalto Patch “MM Micro Drones 2” Using a Pen on Surface Pro 4

Check out this video of an experiment using a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for real-time patching and synthesis with a pen. In this video I'm tweaking an original patch called "MM Micro Drones 2" using the wonderful Aalto synthesizer by Medrona labs. https://youtu.be/yN9uPADQuqE I'm just getting going with Surface Pro 4 as my daily computer - … Continue reading Original Aalto Patch “MM Micro Drones 2” Using a Pen on Surface Pro 4

Percussa Debuting SYNTHOR System 8 Wireless Digital Modular at @NAMM2017 booth 4823

My good friends Bert and Celine from Percussa are introducing a new digital modular system - Synthor System 8 - at Winter NAMM 2017. Check out at SYNTHOR System 8 at booth 4823.  Synthor System 8 Includes Percussa ENGINE - A new digital hardware synthesis module Percussa REMOTE - A new controller 8 Wireless AudioCube … Continue reading Percussa Debuting SYNTHOR System 8 Wireless Digital Modular at @NAMM2017 booth 4823

Reminder – Ableton Sale Ending January 11th – Consider Operator and Max for Live

A reminder - the Ableton Sale Ends January 11th - save 20% on Live, Live upgrades, Max for Live, Push, and Live Packs. Can't Make The Leap to Suite? Operator - FM Joy! If you are an existing Live user and you can't make the jump to Suite, you may want to consider picking up … Continue reading Reminder – Ableton Sale Ending January 11th – Consider Operator and Max for Live