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Posts from December 2010

I just got a copy of Glenn Main’s (aka Glenn, aka Glenn Henriksen) new album Arctic Treasures. This is Glenn’s third, and I think his best work to date and I’m really enjoying it. You can preview tracks and buy MP3 versions here. I’ll provide links to other stores at... Read more →


I’ve gotten patch sharing working reliably between the windows and mobile version of Green Oak’s Crystal synthesizer. Patch Sharing Step-by-Step: These instructions are in an edit of the original instructions at the bottom of this page. Green Oak’s instructions are accurate but assume you know your way around iTunes and... Read more →


Experiments with Green Oak’s desktop version of Crystal continue. It’s been a while since I’ve used this synth as I’ve been focusing most of my energy on using commercial synths. It’s a pretty amazing synth and competes feature wise against many commercial synths. Here is a cool feature. The MIDI... Read more →


I was quite excited to see that Crystal XT was released for iPhone/iPad, mainly because the mobile version shares synth architecture allowing you to program patches on the desktop then move patches to the mobile edition. I think this is the sort of workflow that is going to make me... Read more →


Update: I'm updating this soundset so it is currenlty offline. I'm very excited to announce that your FREE holiday gift is now ready for download! It is an Ableton Live Pack called Sounds from a Distant Outpost. Sounds From a Distant Outpost is more than a sample sound library. Over... Read more →


This is a re-posting of the announcement for this Live Pack from Modulate This on 12/17. I've included a new audio sample I made for the library. The following sound scape was created only one patch from the library - Clock Streams. It was improvised and recorded in one pass... Read more →


I’ve started doing some sample-based sound design work in ElectraX. I’ve found a few handy convenience menus and templates that will save you some time. Quick Import Sample First off, there is a quick import option if you want to use a sample as an oscillator source. Click File then... Read more →


Motivation Mark Mosher from Modulate This here. I've had a passion for programming synths and working with samplers for over 20 years. I'm constantly experimenting and creating new patches with a large variety of electronic music instruments. I'm also creating original harmonic content via field recordings and re-synthesis. While many... Read more →


Ableton just announced they are resetting all trial versions. So if you’ve installed the trial before and it expired, you can now install it again and get another 30-day trial with no limits or disabled features. According to Ableton: “With support for The Bridge and the addition of Amp, the... Read more →