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Happy New Year! My resolution last year was to go deeper with fewer synths. It’s one of the few resolutions I managed to keep – lol. Absynth is one of the synths I focused on in 2012. While it was my first virtual instrument (started using it back in 2002... Read more →


"Inside the Grid on Altair IV" - A One-Note One-Patch Soundscape in Absynth 5

"Inside the Grid on Altair IV" by Mark Mosher. A One-Note One-Patch Soundscape in Absynth 5 from Mark Mosher on Vimeo. Update: I’ve also made this available as an MP3-320 audio download on soundcloud. "Inside the Grid on Altair IV" is a soundscape created with one patch from scratch using... Read more →


Absynth Creator Brian Clevinger Posts One-Note Soundscape to Accompany the Mayan Apocalypse

Brian Clivinger just posted this fantastic one-note soundscape patch “made with Native Instruments Absynth 5 to accompany the mayan apocalypse”. It really shows what can be done with those amazing 68-stage modulatable envelopes! Enjoy, and talk to you tomorrow :^) Mark Mosher Synthesist, Composer, Performer www.MarkMosherMusic.com Read more →


My First Solo Flight with Space Palette from Mark Mosher on Vimeo. Tim Thompson flew out from San Jose to present on his Space Palette kinect-based casual instrument this week Boulder Synthesizer Meetup (meetup.com/The-Boulder-Synthesizer-Meetup) on Nov 13th, 2012. The big news for me is he gave me a Space Palette... Read more →


New Dark Ambient Album I’m happy to announce the release of my new album No Ghosts. Just Fear. It’s an EP with five original horror soundscapes. The album is only available as an album download from Bandcamp.com as they supports the high-resolution formats required for proper listening :^) Here is... Read more →


One of the best features of Absynth 5 are the 68 breakpoint envelopes. If you’ve mainly been shaping envelopes by dragging breakpoints around with your mouse here are some tips on adding even more character and expression to your envelopes. Type in Breakpoint Times You can set the time for... Read more →


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... Read more →


When I’m producing I use a lot of Ableton Live’s built-in FX. I do this because a) I like them and b) they adhere to the same workflow in everything else in Live so I spend more time making music. Of course sometimes I also want to use a third-party... Read more →


I’m making great headway on the sound pack work. I’m almost done with the Live pack version and need to get going on the second format. Since Absynth 5 has been in the lead from the start and hasn’t lost this position throughout I’m declaring it the winner! Thanks to... Read more →


I few days back I posted a soundscape to soundcloud called “Which One is Mine”. Which One Is Mine by MarkMosher Absynth 5 has a feature called Audio Mod which lets you take audio input from a DAW and use it as control voltage of sorts. Sort of like the... Read more →


On the 14th of March I gave a presentation on Percussa AudioCubes at the Ableton Denver Meetup. David Henderson was kind enough to shoot video and he even took the time to post on YouTube. Thanks David. By the way, if you haven’t subscribed to his blog yet, you should... Read more →


In addition to creating tutorial videos, I’ve decided to start a Video Log. Tutorials are very time consuming to produce as they are scripted and require a lot of planning - not to mention time to edit and produce. My video log will be much more casual and it will... Read more →