Absynth Sound Design Experiment – Non-Linear Radioactive Soda Can

I recently did a post where I manipulated the sample of the sound of a pen striking a half-full can of soda with Ableton Push and pad pressure. In this post I used the same sample, but this time with Absynth. You can listen to the experiment on Soundcloud here or in the embedded player below. The recoridng … Continue reading Absynth Sound Design Experiment – Non-Linear Radioactive Soda Can

Pure and Broken Circuits 01 – Absynth Sound Design Experiment

"Pure and Broken Circuits 01" is an Absynth sound design experiement. A sound design experiment showing the darker virtual analog modelling side of Absynth (no samples here) to illustrate Absynth's range beyond the typical motion pad :^) This piece is an improvisation using an original preset patched with two oscillator in single mode and two … Continue reading Pure and Broken Circuits 01 – Absynth Sound Design Experiment

"Inside the Grid on Altair IV" – A One-Note One-Patch Soundscape in Absynth 5

"Inside the Grid on Altair IV" by Mark Mosher. A One-Note One-Patch Soundscape in Absynth 5 from Mark Mosher on Vimeo. Update: I’ve also made this available as an MP3-320 audio download on soundcloud. "Inside the Grid on Altair IV" is a soundscape created with one patch from scratch using the Absynth 5. It is … Continue reading "Inside the Grid on Altair IV" – A One-Note One-Patch Soundscape in Absynth 5

Absynth Creator Brian Clevinger Posts One-Note Soundscape to Accompany the Mayan Apocalypse

  Brian Clivinger just posted this fantastic one-note soundscape patch “made with Native Instruments Absynth 5 to accompany the mayan apocalypse”. It really shows what can be done with those amazing 68-stage modulatable envelopes! Enjoy, and talk to you tomorrow :^) Mark Mosher Synthesist, Composer, Performer http://www.MarkMosherMusic.com

Absynth 5 Synthesizer Envelope Editing Tips

One of the best features of Absynth 5 are the 68 breakpoint envelopes. If you’ve mainly been shaping envelopes by dragging breakpoints around with your mouse here are some tips on adding even more character and expression to your envelopes. Type in Breakpoint Times You can set the time for a breakpoint manually by entering … Continue reading Absynth 5 Synthesizer Envelope Editing Tips

Mark Mosher VLog #1 – Creating the patch “Broken Crystals” with Absynth 5’s new Cloud Filter

In addition to creating tutorial videos, I’ve decided to start a Video Log. Tutorials are very time consuming to produce as they are scripted and require a lot of planning - not to mention time to edit and produce. My video log will be much more casual and it will be a little more like … Continue reading Mark Mosher VLog #1 – Creating the patch “Broken Crystals” with Absynth 5’s new Cloud Filter

A Video Roundup of Sampling Past and Present

I’ve been sampling since the 80’s when I got an Ensoniq Mirage. I’ve since moved on to software and now use Ableton Sampler, and Camel Audio Alchemy for sample-based work these days. I still find sample-based sound design fascinating and recently found some cool videos which illustrate how far we’ve come over the last few … Continue reading A Video Roundup of Sampling Past and Present