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Posts from September 2008

Videos of Laura Clapp & Robbie Bronnimann - Ableton Live, TC Electronics Interfaces, and Live Vocal FX Processing

Here is a post for the singer/songwriters. I spent a little time digging around YouTube this morning looking for videos of artists demonstrating technology they use to to perform live. This first video is of Laura Clapp & Robbie Bronnimann playing live at Namm Show 2008. Robbie Bronnimann is a... Read more →


Los Angeles Ableton Live Users Group Meeting September 25th

FYI - The Los Angeles Ableton Live Users Group meeting is on September 25th. Producer/composer Owen Vallis who’s presenting is of Brick Table and Arduinome fame...two really great DIY controllers! Click the poster on the left for more details. I've added a bookmark to the recommended sites links in the... Read more →


"Making Music with Ableton Live" with Laura Escudé @ PCAudioLabs Workshop Series in Van Nuys, CA on Setpember 28th

If you live or will be in California near Van Nuys and want to learn more Ableton Live here is your chance. Ableton User Group-LA Director and Ableton Certified Trainer Laura Escudé is giving a workshop on September 28th called "Making Music with Ableton Live". Course Description: In this one-day... Read more →


Sonar 8: Pre-Orders Start Sept. 22, 2008 + $99 Deal on Dimension Pro or Rapture

I just popped over to www.cakewalk.com and saw a few items of note. First, Cakewalk will be taking pre-orders Sonar on September 22nd. I couldn't find any information on their site about what is going to be in version 8 - just the banner you see above. Revised: Cakewalk has... Read more →


Just a reminder Synth Sale Ends the 15th - Get sytrus, Toxic BiHazard, Poizone, Morphine and more for 40% off

Only a few days left. I've been playing with Morphine and Toxic BioHazard and will be picking them both up. BioHazard is especially cool. Sytrus $179 $109 (-$70) DirectWave $99 $59 (-$40) Toxic BioHazard $99 $59 (-$40) Poizone 2 $79 $49 (-$30) JuicePack $99 $59 (-$40) EZGenerator $129 $79 (-$50)... Read more →


Awesome 1976 Video of Gary Wright Performing "Dream Weaver"

I just installed the new iTunes8. It has a new feature called Genius Playlist (which I blogged about here). I was flipping through my library and accidentally clicked on an old Alan Parson project tune. While I'm very much into modern electronica, I do have a small collection of Prog... Read more →


Get the Scoop on the New Nano, iPod Touch, and iTunes 8

Apple announced a new iPod Touch, a new line of Nano's called nano-chromatic, and an update to iTunes. I've waded through the online announcement and have created a summary of what's new over on my other blog www.consciousendeavor.net. Mark Mosher www.modulatethis.com Read more →


Installing and Using Ableton's Free "Designer Drums" Operator Live Pack

Ableton has released a new free Live Pack called "Designer Drums". You can listen to a preview and download the Live Pack from here. The cool thing about this collection of drum presets is that they are not samples but Operator synth presets. For the most part the installer integrates... Read more →


Image Line Music Plugin yard sale - 40% off Deckadance, Sytrus, Toxic Biohazard, Morhpine, Poizone...

Every few years, Image Line (the makers of FL Studio) has a "yardsale" and offers huge discounts on plugins. The last time they had a sale this big was 2 years ago. Save 40% off the following items. Note, if you've never purchased from image line before you can save... Read more →


Native Instrument Kore 2 Price Drop + New Software Only Edition

Native Instruments has dropped the price of Kore2 to 399 /$449 from 499 / $559. They have also introduced a new software-only version without the KORE 2 Controller. This verison is priced at 199 / $229. Visit the Kore2 web page to learn more. Mark Mosher www.modulatethis.com Read more →