#91 – 8th Birthday Party + Online Concert – Wednesday July 8th 7-9:30 PM MDT

The Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meet is now 8 years old and we have had over 90 free events 😲🎉🎈. I’ve cooked up a two-part event to celebrate. Part 1 is a members-only Zoom meeting, where we’ll be looking back at some past events. I’ll also be hosting an online synth trivia game with prizes providedContinue reading “#91 – 8th Birthday Party + Online Concert – Wednesday July 8th 7-9:30 PM MDT”

#90 Breakout Session on Elektron Machines

This event will be an online interactive roundtable discussion for Elektron machine owners (or those curious about Elektron machines) to discuss tips, tricks, techniques, features, and new OS updates. Get The Latest News Stay up to date on official Rocky Mountain Synth News, events, and notes from past events subscribing here https://rockymountainsynth.com/join/ Donate If youContinue reading “#90 Breakout Session on Elektron Machines”

Video Recording of Presentation from Event #89: Tim Thompson on KeyKit – A Scripting Language and GUI Interface for MIDI

Video Replay If you missed the Tim Thompson’s presentation on KeyKit on June 3rd, you are in luck. Tim asked that I record the presentation which I’ve placed on YouTube. Here is the the 25 minute video. Learn more about Tim at https://TimThompson.com and get slides for this and other talks at https://TimThompson.com/talks. Talk DescriptionContinue reading “Video Recording of Presentation from Event #89: Tim Thompson on KeyKit – A Scripting Language and GUI Interface for MIDI”

#89 KeyKit – A Scripting Language and GUI Interface for MIDI by Tim Thompson Wednesday June 3rd 7PM MDT

Overview When MIDI was introduced in the mid 1980’s, I immediately knew I would be using it extensively for algorithmic and realtime experimentation.  So, I started developing a programming language and environment to make interactive development of MIDI things convenient and fun.  Originally named Keynote and now named KeyKit, the system evolved over a decadeContinue reading “#89 KeyKit – A Scripting Language and GUI Interface for MIDI by Tim Thompson Wednesday June 3rd 7PM MDT”

#88 Practical Harmony for Grid Controllers with Neil “Nail” Alexander Wednesday May 20th 7PM MDT

This event features special guest Neil “Nail” Alexander beaming in from New York. Overview Using a standard grid controller as a musical instrument presents its own set of particular – and peculiar – challenges. We’ll talk about some strategies for setting up, manipulating and playing grid controllers geared towards getting musical results, including responsiveness setup,Continue reading “#88 Practical Harmony for Grid Controllers with Neil “Nail” Alexander Wednesday May 20th 7PM MDT”

#87 Online Petting Zoo Wednesday May 13th 7PM MDT

This event will be an online version of our popular Petting Zoo theme.  Format Petting Zoo’s are a great way to show off your fav instrument, discover new gear, and connect with others who share a passion for a piece of gear or technology.  During the meeting I’ll go around the virtual room spotlighting attendeesContinue reading “#87 Online Petting Zoo Wednesday May 13th 7PM MDT”

Rocky Mountain Synth Meet News for May

Save the Date – Next Meetup Wednesday May 13 I have some other fun and interesting events in the works. I need a little more time to pull them together so I‘ll be skipping this week. Next event is Wednesday May 13th. Watch for an invite later this week. If you haven’t done so subscribeContinue reading “Rocky Mountain Synth Meet News for May”

#86 Intro to Elektron Overbridge 2.0 with Mark Mosher Wednesday April 29th, 7PM MDT

Hi Mark Mosher here. I’ve been a hardcore Elektron user since 2013 so I was excited that Elektron finally released Overridge. Overbridge is a free of charge software suite offering powerful tools and deep control when connecting compatible Elektron instruments to computers. Elektron I’ve put some time in with it so in this event IContinue reading “#86 Intro to Elektron Overbridge 2.0 with Mark Mosher Wednesday April 29th, 7PM MDT”

Event #85 – The Appropriate Premaster with Steve Turnidge – Online April 22nd, 7PM MDT

Steve Turnidge (author or Desktop Mastering, and Beyond Mastering) will beam in from Seattle to lead us through some of the fundamentals of sound and perception and clarify what we are really seeing and hearing in audio waveforms. Then, we’ll visit dynamic range and how that relates to digital audio bit depth. This leads toContinue reading “Event #85 – The Appropriate Premaster with Steve Turnidge – Online April 22nd, 7PM MDT”