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NI Absynth patch "Halloween Theme" by John Carpenter Using Only Envelopes

Here is a fun video (http://youtu.be/kuTpkSFRDjE) from Absynth guru Anthony Distefano. My Absynth version of the "Halloween theme".This was all done using the envelopes.There was no overdubbing. Links: http://anthonydistefano.bandcamp.com/ Mark Mosher Electronic Musician | Composer | Sound Designer | Performer Boulder, CO Read more →


I will be streaming live October 31st at 6PM Mountain/Midnight GMT to bring you a special Halloween Edition of SciFi Electronica Live with all original music. Segments on the show will include music and sound from: Recordings of sound design cues I composed/produced for haunted houses Recordings from the album... Read more →


Download Dark Ambient Halloween Horror Soundscapes

Ready to scare the crap out your neighbors this Halloween? Need some more music for your party? Last year I released an album for Halloween called NO GHOSTS. JUST FEAR. It has 5 original dark ambient horror soundscapes. It was mastered by the wonderful Gannon Kashiwa and I encourage you... Read more →


HUGE news! I’ll be helping out the awesome The Bob Moog Foundation at the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit. I’ll be flying out to bring my multi-player "9 Box" Percussa AudioCubes casual instrument/interactive installation to be a part of the “expanded Dr. Bob’s Interactive Sonic Experience”. What an honor! I... Read more →


I’m starting a new category called M4L Essentials where I can offer ideas on how to use the devices included with Live 9 Studio to turn Live itself into more of a modular synth. These M4L devices can help you overcome the lack of built-in mod matrixes in many of... Read more →


I waited to buy an Ableton Push until recently as I wanted the dust to settle a bit knowing there would be incremental updates. The 9.1 beta offered more Push features which piqued my interest. Of course before taking the plunge I went back and watched the Ableton videos on... Read more →


I’ll be live streaming Sunday Oct 13th at 3PM MDT (21:00 GMT). Tune in and chat at http://mixlr.com/markmoshermusic. MarkMosherMusic is on Mixlr Update: If you missed the show listen to the replay here https://soundcloud.com/markmosher/scifi-electronica-episode-002, or here http://mixlr.com/markmoshermusic/showreel/scifi-electronica-episode-002-with-mark-mosher/. I'll be doing a segment focusing on some of my remix work and... Read more →


I finally got my hands on a Push. I’m going through songs in my existing live show and tweaking synths to be even more expressive with Push’s aftertouch and ribbon controller. In this post I’ll be focusing on the wonderful ElectraX synth by Tone2 Audiosoftware but the same concepts apply... Read more →


Ableton Announces Four New Premium Max for Live Devices Including Video FX

Ableton just announced new premium Max for Live devices. Note, I think this is the first time Ableton has released “premium” devices and prices range between $24 and $39. The embedded video below offers an overview. Here is a description of the effects from the Ableton site. Spectrum Effects by... Read more →


I’m up late doing some prep work before I start production on Album #3 in my alien invasion series. Tonight I’ve started reviewing some original patches I’ve created in various synths over the last year with the goal selecting a small number of synths for the album in the spirit... Read more →


Almost immediately after buying my Octatrack I wanted to go mobile with it. I saw a post on the old Elektron-User forum where a user BIRDSINBRANCHES mentioned the Tekkeon myPower ALL Plus MP3450i Battery. I picked one up at B&H fro $139. Options The unit ships with a little bag... Read more →


Video: Gary Numan Full Performance from Recent Appearance on KEXP

I'm really looking forward to Gary Numan's next studio Album "Spinter" which is due out Oct 14th. Here is a video which includes some of the new songs to give you a taste of what's to come - "Gary Numan - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)". Thanks to friend and... Read more →


Anthony Distefano Celebrates Steve Reich's Birthday with NI Absynth Video "Pulses from Music for 18 Musicians"

My friend and Absynth guru Anthony Distefano shared a video in celebration of Steve Reich’s birthday. My Absynth version of Steve Reich's Pulses from Music for 18 Musicians.This was all done using Absynth's envelopes. Links: http://www.stevereich.com/ http://anthonydistefano.bandcamp.com/ Mark Mosher Electronic Musician | Composer | Sound Designer | Performer Boulder, CO Read more →


Ableton 9.1 Beta - Dual Monitor Support, Push Melodic Step Sequencer

Others have reported on the Ableton Live 9.1 beta but I wanted to mention it here in light of the Maschine updates and since I use both Live and Maschine. First off here is the announcement page - https://www.ableton.com/en/blog/live-91-announced-dual-monitor-support-push-step-sequencer-and-more/. The big features are: Dual monitor support allowing. Push can new... Read more →