@Ableton “Spectral Textures” Live Pack is Now Free

Ableton released a new Live Pack called Spectral Textures. The Spectral Textures Pack is now free. New sounds can bring new ideas, so we’ll be offering more free sounds soon.https://www.ableton.com/en/blog/ideas-offers-making-music-home/ You can download the pack here https://www.ableton.com/en/packs/spectral-textures. One part field recordings and one part additive synthesis, Spectral Textures is a unique instrument that blends together... Continue Reading →

Ess, Father of the Elektron Digitone, is Streaming Epic Videos on Twitch. Watch the Recordings.

Digitone is my favorite Elektron synth. This being the case, I was quite excited to find that Elektron developer Ess Mattisson started streaming on Twitch. According to his Elektronauts profile he is "on the Applied Design team at Elektron, where I conjure synths and push pixels". So as you might imagine this is some great... Continue Reading →

Improv with Ableton Live, Push 2 and Max for Live Devices FlexGroove and Granulator II

https://youtu.be/uJPAnkVrJmY Here is video of an improv with Ableton Live and Push2 I streamed to Facebook Live earlier today. The video is a download from my FB live stream so low rez but you'll get the idea. I improvised it all on-the-fly. Prior to playing I setup a few tracks such as a Simpler containing... Continue Reading →

Sonic State Hosting Q-SONIC – A New Online Showcase Event April 24-26

FYI - Just saw this over at Sonic State https://sonicstate.com/news/2020/03/24/q-sonic-a-new-online-event/ As we all scramble to recalibrate around what is becoming a new normal; while we hunker down and protect ourselves and our loved ones from the COVID-19 bug, we’ve seen all events in the calendar disappearing, including our beloved Superbooth, plus Synthplex, Synth Reactor,  Ableton Loop... Continue Reading →

Season 2 of Sonic Encounters Soundscapes Podcast Underway

Each episode contains original improvisational soundscapes and songs created with synthesis and sampling to capture, disassemble, reassemble, and shape the sounds around us. Episodes are usually story-driven so check the episode notes for hints as to what's going on with each individual piece. I also make original cover art for each episode which can be... Continue Reading →

NEEMFest (NorthEastern Electro-Music Festival) September 7-9, 2018 in Homer, NY + Live Streaming Link

NEEMFest (NorthEastern Electro-Music Festival) is happening September 7-9, 2018 in Homer, NY. Where: Center for the Arts of Homer, in Homer, NY 
(near Rt. 81 Exit 12): http://www.center4art.org When: Friday, September 7, 12:00PM-12:00AM Saturday, September 8, 12:00PM-12:00AM Sunday, September 9, 12:00PM-12:00AM Tickets: $10 for a Three-Day Pass! More Info at neemfest.org If you can’t attend... Continue Reading →

Good Read “Electroacoustic Music is Not About Sound” by Eric Chasalow @NewMusicUSA @NewMusicBox

I recently discovered New Music USA which has a lot of great resources. I'm particularly enjoying the publication NewMusicBox. NewMusicBox, a multimedia publication from New Music USA, presents artists in their own words and explores the ideas behind a wide scope of adventurous music produced in the United States: concert works, jazz, experimental, contemporary opera,... Continue Reading →

Video: "Predator" – An Predator – An Original Ableton Wavetable Preset by Mark Mosher

Updated this post to link to YouTube video. Check out this video of new Ableton Wavetable preset I'm working on from "init". I call it "Predator". https://youtu.be/mMaOGiuCls4 FYI - Back in February 2018 I contributed 5 original presets to FREE The Round Wavetable Pack by AfroDJMac with sounds by AfroDJMac, Isaac Cotec, Thomas Glendinning, pAtches,... Continue Reading →

Max 8 and VIZZIE 2 Coming in September 2018 + Dipping My Toe in the VIZZIE pool

Cycling '74 Max 8 is coming in September of 2018. Here is a summary of some of what's coming plus some videos of some of my early VIZZIE work. Patching Improvements Groups: The ability to group objects together so they can be easily selected and adjusted as needed. Pan and Zoom: This lets you move... Continue Reading →

Good Read: Ableton Interview “Jon Hassell: Possible Musics”

Ableton just released a fantastic interview with New York trumpeter and composer Jon Hassell. The interview covers among other things his studies with Stockhausen, his coining of the term "Fourth World",  his early work with Fairlight CMI, work with Bob Moog on a sound sculpture, with lots of inspiring information on his practice and art.... Continue Reading →

Isotonik Studios Releases ADM DRUMS by AfroDJMac + A Video Walkthrough of this Epic Collection

Isotonik Studios and my friend and amazing sound designer AfroDJMac just came together to release ADM Drums by AfroDJMac. The collection contains drum samples and presets made over the years by the prolific AfroDJMac which were then curated and organized by Isotonik Studios' resident Ableton Live Pack expert Animus Inviduous (aka PerforModule). An amalgamated collection of... Continue Reading →

Waldorf Largo is Back in My Rig (No Dongle Required Now) + Video of Original Krell Patch for Largo

https://vimeo.com/281108811 It's baaaaaack. Yes Waldorf Largo is back in play in my Ableton Live rig. To celebrate this, I've just published a short video of a Krell patch I made called "Cold Space" using Largo with a little inspiration from the Krell channeling themselves through Dr. Morbius. Look Ma - No Dongle! A big thanks... Continue Reading →

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