Arturia MicroFreak Vocoder Tutorial

Arturia MicroFreak Vocoder Review: 14 Vocoder ideas and tips for legibility and fun…

It turns out there’s a hidden audio input in every MicroFreak. Arturia just released a new firmware (and special edition MicroFreak) that unlocks it. Here’s my full review with 14 vocoder ideas tips and tricks: TIMELINE: 0:00 Intro 0:15 Hidden … Continue reading Arturia MicroFreak Vocoder Review: 14 Vocoder ideas and tips for legibility and fun…

Transform your synth - Matriarch Pairings

Transform your synth: 10 semi-modular pairing ideas shown with Moog Matriarch

A few simple pairings can drastically transform your semi-modular synth. In this video I explore 10 ideas to extend Moog’s Matriarch, many of which are applicable to other synths: TIMELINE: 0:00 Intro 0:45 Back panel jacks 1:35 Wavefolder 4:25 Drive … Continue reading Transform your synth: 10 semi-modular pairing ideas shown with Moog Matriarch

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Modular/Analog “RAM”? How to store generative melodies & rhythms using sample & hold and a sequential switch

The thing that makes modules like Turing Machine and Marbles unique isn’t just their ability to generate random sequences, but also their ability to freeze randomness once a compelling pattern is presented to you. These modules are digital, so they … Continue reading Modular/Analog “RAM”? How to store generative melodies & rhythms using sample & hold and a sequential switch

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Is your studio lying to you? Here are 12 ways to fix it // Testing Room EQ Wizard (REW), ARC 3, Sonarworks & Adam A8X

There’s a good chance your studio is lying to you, meaning that it’s adding and removing sound levels at different frequencies due to reflections and room modes. So, if you create music based on the raw audio coming out of … Continue reading Is your studio lying to you? Here are 12 ways to fix it // Testing Room EQ Wizard (REW), ARC 3, Sonarworks & Adam A8X

Animals and synths tips and ideas

14 Synth Tips and Ideas with Animals and Synthesizers (from Instagram…)

If you like synths and are on Instagram there’s a good chance you’ve seen and heard the beautiful synth and animal soundtracks created by AnimalsAndSynthesizers. Here’s a behind the scenes look at his workflow: Follow here!  TIMELINE: 0:00 Intro0:35 Origin … Continue reading 14 Synth Tips and Ideas with Animals and Synthesizers (from Instagram…)

Elektron Model Cycles Review and Tutorial

Elektron Model Cycles Review, full tutorial and 7 tips and tricks

Model:Cycles from Elektron is a standalone FM and drum synthesis based groovebox with a focus on knob per function control and simplified synthesis models. Elektron took a different approach here compared to its higher end Digitone – rather than give … Continue reading Elektron Model Cycles Review, full tutorial and 7 tips and tricks