Thoughts On Simplicity and Intrinsic Goals to Spark Your 2017 Sound Design and Synthesis Journey

  To ring in the New Year on a positive note – I watched the documentary Happy on Netflix last night. Studies show the value of intrinsic goals to spark happiness – which I think we could all use a little more of after 2016 :^)  Over the last week, I also read the books The Laws of…

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“Tonalities from Orbit #3” – Channeling the Krell with an Improvisation on Nord Lead 4

“Tonalities from Orbit #3” is a video recording of a live interactive soundscape and visual improvisation performed at the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup October 12th, 2016 at Globe Hall in Denver. It’s performed using only a Nord Lead 4 with custom patches from INIT and Resolume using live camera input with no pre-recorded sequences. The theme of…

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Stream “We Don’t Care About Music Anyway” A Documentary on Japanese Noise Musicians

Last year bumped into the documentary We Don’t Care About Music Anyway. I thought it was quite interesting to see what these artists were up to as well as to get a glimpse into another culture. WE DON’T CARE ABOUT MUSIC ANYWAY follows eight Japanese noise musicians as they perform against Tokyo’s urban wasteland and expose…

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Notes on Octatrack’s Role in Carbon Dioxide Ensemble’s Upcoming Set for Denver Noise Fest 2016

I’ll be performing with the Carbon Dioxide Ensemble (Co2E) at Denver Noise Fest. The fest starts today on Dec 21st and our set is on the second night on the 22nd. See my recent article Spread the Word – Denver Noise Fest VII 2016 is On!!! December 21-22 Globe Hall. The Carbon Dioxide Ensemble is a collaboration…

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