Photos from Modular Synth Lightning Patch Walkthroughs at the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup

Last Wednesday I hosted the 55th Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup. The meetup now has over 550+ members! This meetup featured the return of a popular theme from 2016, Modular Synth Lightning Patch Walkthroughs. Here is the format. Prepare a modular patch prior to the event. 3 days prior to the vent, send me up to 5 photos … Continue reading Photos from Modular Synth Lightning Patch Walkthroughs at the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup

Theremin and Synthesizer Halloween Concerts in Denver

Halloween Shows After nearly a year break from solo performances, I have two shows coming up this weekend with thereminist Victoria Lundy. If you are in Denver or will be coming through Denver stop by. Details below. Teaser Video To support these shows I've spent quite a bit of time re-working my live performance and collaboration rig … Continue reading Theremin and Synthesizer Halloween Concerts in Denver

Modulate This! Turns 11

Modulate This! turns 11 today - WOOT! In celebration of a decade of blogging and to position the site for the future, I've changed the look and moved to new platform and host. If you want to follow along in email opt-in using the form below and/or use this RSS feed. RSS - Posts Divergence … Continue reading Modulate This! Turns 11

Listen to “Falling” Sound Design Experiment with Live 9 + Max for Live Convolution Reverb Pro Using IR Made with Pitch-to-MIDI Absynth Patch

I was experimenting with Live 9’s new pitch-to-MIDI and Max for Live Convolution Reverb Pro a few days back and come up with this idea.     Here is the process I followed. I started with a vocal sample by the wonderful artist Snowflake (CC-BY-NC faccmixter.org/files/snowflake/37827). BTW I remixed one of her tracks last year … Continue reading Listen to “Falling” Sound Design Experiment with Live 9 + Max for Live Convolution Reverb Pro Using IR Made with Pitch-to-MIDI Absynth Patch

Jeremy Ellis on Ableton Push at NAMM 2013

Just found this video of Jeremy Ellis on Ableton Push at NAMM 2013. Watching Jeremy discover how to play notes on Push gives you a great sense of the isomorphic modes and expressiveness of Push. FYI – I’m installing the betas for Live 9 and Max for Live :^) Mark Mosher http://www.MarkMosherMusic.com

Photos from The Fantastic Moldover Workshop in Denver. Watch for a Workshop In Your City.

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.

Modulate This! Turns 7

Hello my synth and sound design friends. We’ve been hanging out and talking synths for 7 years! That's pretty incredible when you stop to think about it! Here is to another great year! Talk soon… Mark Mosher Electronic Musician, Boulder CO http://www.ModulateThis.com http://www.MarkMosherMusic.com

Electro-Music 2012 Festival in NY Sept. 7-9

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

My 2012 Go To Virtual Synthesizers

I own a lot of virtual synths :^)  As part of a voluntary simplification exercise I started in January,  I’ve been limiting myself to a smaller number of instruments over the last year so I could go deeper and create more expressive and unique signature sounds for compositions and live performance. The image above (click … Continue reading My 2012 Go To Virtual Synthesizers

How to Trigger Absynth 5 FX Envelopes with MIDI Notes in Ableton Live

In a previous post I mentioned the use of stand-alone FX versions of synths like Zebrify,  Absynth FX, and Predator  FX as effects processors. Here is a tip for you Absynth FX fans who are using Ableton Live and want to process the output of a another virtual MIDI instrument and then trigger envelopes in … Continue reading How to Trigger Absynth 5 FX Envelopes with MIDI Notes in Ableton Live

Music Monday: DJ DKO “Heavy Metal Paperclip” Single on Electric Trombone

For this Music Monday, I present to you the absolutely mind blowing cool new video and single from Darren Kramer (aka DJ DKO) called “Heavy Metal Paperclip" – on – wait for it – Electric Trombone!  Darren is a friend and one of the growing number of musicians in the Denver area who are working … Continue reading Music Monday: DJ DKO “Heavy Metal Paperclip” Single on Electric Trombone