My friend and frequent collaborator Victoria Lundy was just interviewed by Darwin Grosse for his Art+Music+Technology podcast. Lots of good info on Victoria's path as a musician and Thereminist and lots of insights into the Theremin. Listen to Podcast and read show notes here http://artmusictech.libsyn.com/podcast-124-victoria-lundy or with the embedded player... Read more →


Sonification of Weather Data Inspired by the JSON Weather Max for Live device that is part of the new Ableton Connection Kit, I've started my journey to figure out how to use real-time weather data for both sonification and to modulate interactive visuals. I registered and received my API key... Read more →


In 2016 I'm looking forward to streamlining and simplifying my time spent on blogging and social media so I can spend even more time on composing and improvising new music. This being the case a majority of my blogging activities will be over on my artist site. I also look... Read more →


Recording of 2 Hour 8 Minute Live Drone Session by Denver Synth_Drone Collective

Biostatic, the host of Denver’s Textures Ambient showcase, invited me and some amazing Denver synth artists kuxaan-sum, Sean Patrick Faling,Wes Milholen to join him as the Synth_Drone Collective for Sunday’s show. We performed over 2 hours of continuous synth drones. Below is a recording of the live performance and a... Read more →


I've been invited to perform as part of a drone collective this Sunday a the Textures Ambient Showcase in Denver (Facebook invite). The show has these rules. 1) one synthesizer per player 2) all inputs into main mixer/pa (no indie rigs) 3) play single note holds only – focus is... Read more →


I created "What's New in Ableton Live 9.5" using MindMeister. Check out my public Mindmeister channel for other maps related past version of live and synth tech in general. Note the What's New in Live 9 mindmap has 14K+ views - woot! Note - I'll add a separate map for... Read more →


My good friend, frequent collaborator, and excellent Thereminist Victoria Lundy has released her debut solo album - Miss American Vampire - Songs on Theremin by Victoria Lundy. Just in time for Halloween, the album is available on Bandcamp https://victorialundy.bandcamp.com. Also, when you buy on Bandcamp, you get a PDF with... Read more →


In celebration of Halloween - please enjoy this themed set I performed for a live streaming concert back in 2011. Get those headphones out - it's time for some creepy original experimental music to celebrate Halloween! This is a live hi-def stereo recording from my set for the Halloween 2011... Read more →


FutureMusic magazine posted a fantastic video "In The Studio with Jean-Michel Jarre". It's really worth watching this 23 minute behind-the-scenes look at his process for a track for his upcoming Electronica 1: The Time Machine which will release on Oct 16th, 2015. Electronic music icon Jarre invites us into his... Read more →


Elektron has released a minor update for the Octatrack - OS 1.25G. What's new: A regression caused static samples to be assigned a tempo of 300 BPM when loaded. Fixed. Trigless locks in the currently active bank were incorrectly converted into trigless trigs when restarting the machine. Fixed. You can... Read more →


Modulate This! turns 10 today! Some highlights for the last year include.. Some posts on touring , working with graphical scores, thought experiments, Denver/Boulder events... I continued to share research through Mindmaps like "What's New in Live 9.2" on my public MindMiester channel https://www.mindmeister.com/users/channel/103187 which has 10s of thousands of... Read more →


It's been a while since I mentioned my soundscape podcast Sonic Encounters so I thought I'd catch you up on a few episodes. FYI - you can subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes, or use this RSS Feed for your favorite podcatcher. Detailed show notes for each episode including notes... Read more →


Patching U-HE Bazille - Initiating Transmission

Watch embedded video. I'm working on some new original presets from INIT with U-HE Bazille. I'll be adding these drones as sources for Ableton Sampler and NI Absynth for for my upcoming set at the Miss American Vampire -- The Night Before Halloween show on Oct 30th at the Walnut... Read more →


I caught Duran Druan at Red Rocks on Sunday. It was an incredible night with perfect weather. The played to a packed house with an incredible audience vibe. It was one of the best Red Rocks concerts I've been to. The band was in top form and seemed sincerely in... Read more →


Video: Roland System-100 Plug-out + Absynth Aetherizer

My explorations with the free trial of the Roland System-100 Plug-out continue. I made this evolving machine-like patch from scratch on the System-100 then routed it through Absynth FX using Aetherizer with params modulate by LFOs. Watch embedded video. Read more →