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 →


I was hanging out on Facebook yesterday listening to the Electro-Music live streaming September Equinox 2015 Concert. My friends Robert Dosrchel (audio) and Jacob Watters (video) both did fun sets and I noticed they were both using Roland System-1(m)s. I started poking around on the Roland site and found there... Read more →


There are already 30 user Blocks in the Reaktor 6 User Library - bam. Check out the user library here https://www.native-instruments.com/en/reaktor-community/reaktor-user-library/blocks/. A big thanks to Sandy Small for the Microwave Oscillator (with modulatable table index, table selector and more). This Block already has 800+ downloads. Happy patching! ----- Mark Mosher... Read more →


Last year I picked up Reaktor 5 on sale for $99 bucks - normally $399. Well Reaktor 6 is here and Native Instruments dropped the price to $199 with the upgrade at $99. I went ahead and swung for the upgrade. I have to say I ended up NOT using... Read more →


This is a follow-up to post "Flight-Friendly Hardware Synth Rig Part 1 - Switching to Hardware Rig for my Solo Set". Over the last 5 years or so I've had the opportunity to fly to festivals. It's always a challenge of course to get your gear from here to there.... Read more →


Electro-Music Festival New York is next week. I can't make it this year but it looks like another great lineup. I first went to this festival in 2010 and have been 4 times total. This festival was a life changer for me as I went just as I was starting... Read more →


In my last post "Part 1 - Mark Mosher Cinematic Electronic Live - Boulder Synthesizer Meetup August 11, 2015" I shared a video of a solo set I played at the Boulder Synthesizer Meetup earlier this month. For years now when I've played my solo sets I've used an Ableton... Read more →


This video is part 1 of a live cinematic electronica set I performed at the Boulder Synthesizer Meetup on August 11th 2015 at the Walnut room in Denver. In this video I'm performing both the music and the visuals. < Part 1 - Mark Mosher Cinematic Electronic Live - Boulder... Read more →


I'm back from the (no)poem heartland tour which was great fun. I'll post more on the tour soon. Custom Mobile Controllers with Langdon Crawford Meanwhile for you Denver/Boulder locals - I've cooked up another cool event for 317 strong member strong The Boulder Synthesizer Meetup. Come by tomorrow to see... Read more →


I had never used graphical scores for experimental music till this year. Darwin Gross, turned me on to new ways of thinking about them. I used them in a release earlier this year, and we will be using in them in tours with (no)poem. I'm really digging the concept and... Read more →