Introducing (no)poem – A New Collaboration with Darwin Grosse + Heartland 2015 Tour

Things have been a little quite over here at Modulate This! HQ because I've been super busy working with my my good friend Darwin Grosse to form a new duo called (no)poem. Stay tuned for some upcoming behind-the-scenes posts where I'll share some insights into how we put the duo together as well as some notes on…

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Hosting Boulder Synthesizer Meetup #36 – Live Looping in Ableton Live w/ Serafin Sanchez, Music by Darren Kramer

I'll be hosting Boulder Synthesizer Meetup #36 tonight. We'll have a great lineup with Serafin Sanchez presenting and Darren Kramer performing at the after meetup. Fun fact – meetup now has 275 members!!! See you locals tonight. If you are ever visiting the Boulder/Denver area on the 2nd Tuesday of a month we'd love to…

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Synth Artist Tip: Fingering Technique and Hand Position Cross-Pollination – Or How I’m Bringing Grid Chops Back to the Keyboard

Like so many of us, my first interface for synthesis was akeyboard. I grew up playing organ, then gigged 100s of shows playing synth keys in an alt-rock band in a past lifetime. Five years ago when I was designing a studio and performance rig for my original albums and shows, I started embracing a wide variety of controllers…

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Photos from Denver Synth Meet 2015

I attended and performed at the Denver Synth Meet on March 14th. It was a great event with many attendees coming in from out of town.  Here are some photos of the general event as an album on Flickr. https://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=1811922554 After 5pm, musical performances began which included the following lineup. I performed my full controllerism…

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