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
Moldover is on tour and made a stop in Denver to perform a show and give a workshop at The Church nightclub in Denver last night. A big thanks to Marc Wei of Ableton Colorado for behind-the-scenes work to pull this workshop together in Denver. Moldover’s workshop offered a nice blend of topics including controllerism, … Continue reading Photos from The Fantastic Moldover Workshop in Denver. Watch for a Workshop In Your City.
Electro-Music 2012 Festival Is Almost Here The fantastic lineup for Electro-Music 2012 Festival has been announced. This wonderful event is held at the Greenkill Retreat Center in Huguenot, New York so if you live nearby I recommend you check it out. If you’ve never been, read my show report from my first trip here. If … Continue reading Electro-Music 2012 Festival in NY Sept. 7-9
One year ago I announced the 9 Box on Modulate This. The long name for the system is “9 Box is a Method for performance, improvisation, and spontaneous tribal jams with music, sound, and light”. In short, the 9 Box is a casual music instrument based a method and set of template patches for Percussa … Continue reading 9 Box AudioCube Casual Music Instrument Turns 1
Tim Thompson is a software engineer, musician, and installation artist. He was recently mentioned in Roger Linn’s post “Research Project: LinnStrument -- A New Musical Instrument Concept” where Roger credits Tim with writing a program that “translates the TouchCo's proprietary USB messages into TUIO messages sent over OSC.” I met Tim at my recent concert … Continue reading An Exclusive First Look at Tim Thompson’s Kinect-Based Instrument: MultiMultiTouchTouch
I just got an email from Moldover’s email list and thought I’d pass it along. Modover’s work was one the inspirations behind my 9 Box Method by the way. Good news! I have finished assembling two NEW Social x Instruments. I call them The SyncoMasher and The MiniMasher. I'm taking these two and the reliable … Continue reading Moldover Takes Two New Social Instruments syncoMasher and MiniMasher on the Road
My nephew is a huge gamer and turned me on to this video via Joystiq. The Kinect is nothing short of amazing for gaming and I’m very intrigued that Microsoft Research is looking to take this to the next level. I see a huge potential in all this for controllerism and lots of game changers in … Continue reading Video From Microsoft Research on “Wedge Component” for Gesture Tracking + 3d Display Without Glasses + Head Tracking + 3D Viewing for Multiple People + Frame Viewing
<a href="http://www.markmoshermusic.com" For my original music album "I Hear Your Signals" (download the album free) I use Percussa Audiocubes as performance controllers. In this post I’ll give you all the geeky details about how the controllers were applied in the project. AUDIOCUBES AND MIDIBRIDGE I used 4 AudioCubes plus Percussa's free MIDIbridge app on … Continue reading Percussa AudioCube Production and Performance Notes for “I Hear Your Signals”
I’m kicking off this Sunday’s Ableton Denver meetup with a presentation of Percussa Audio cubes with Ableton Live. I’ll be playing a new song that is performed almost entirely with AudioCubes. Cache Flowe will be performing music and explaining his set up and approach to a full Live A/V set. A few key topics: Real … Continue reading I’m Doing a Demo of Percussa AudioCubes with Ableton Live This Sunday March 14th at the Ableton Denver Meetup
I’m the proud owner of the new Akai APC40. I’ve already integrated it into my workflow along with my Novation Remote SL. I’ve put together a video of how I’m using these controllers with Live 8. Watch the video on YouTube: <img style="BORDER-TOP-STYLE: none; BORDER-RIGHT-STYLE: none; BORDER-LEFT-STYLE: none; BORDER-BOTTOM-STYLE: none" alt="" src="http://newecho.typepad.com/.a/6a00d83451cae869e201156fc42ea7970c-pi" onload="var downlevelDiv = … Continue reading Video Tutorial: Ableton Live 8 + APC40 + Remote SL Controllerism
Checkout these mind blowing vidoes of controllerist Moldover discusising his use of Ableton Live with a heavily modified Novation Remote SL controller.