A really short and sweet video on how to play pads or chords on a monophonic synthesizer: Continue reading Quick synth tip: How to play pads/chords on a MONO synth
If you’re not using an external keyboard’s modulations to contol your sounds, you’re missing out on a lot. Here’s how to bring sounds to life on the Elektron Digitone, Analog Four (both MK1 and MK2) and Keys. Continue reading Live expression on DIGITONE and ANALOG FOUR/KEYS: How to bring sounds to life
Here’s what this clip is about: Going modular is a lot of fun but can get very expensive, very fast. But there’s a way put together a hybrid modular synth in a gradual, focused way, by only getting the modules … Continue reading Hybrid modular – The one must-have module: bridging Eurorack and VCV Rack, Softube (ES-8 and MOTU)
Dave Smith has been making synths for 40 years, and traditionally has sold them at a relatively high price. With the Rev2, an update to the original Prophet 08 analog poly synth, that has changed. The 8 and 16 voice … Continue reading Review of the Prophet Rev2 by Dave Smith – is it the analog poly synth for you?
This is a relatively short clip, but conveys an idea I’ve not seen elsewhere. The idea is to get out of the monotony of “standard” repetitive LFO shape modulation by applying a wavefolding to a regular LFO, creating much more … Continue reading Quick synth trick: How to create complex LFOs with wavefolding
Here’s my detailed review of the core features of Elektron’s new Digitone, along with an explanation of FM synthesis. Feel free to ask me anything in the comments! Continue reading Elektron Digitone review and FM synthesis explained (VPM synthesis too…)
This video is a comprehensive overview of the main new features of the Korg Prologue, including: 1. Sound tests of all 16 new VPM oscillators 2. A review of the prologue modulator/carrier structure and where the 7 fm parameters fit … Continue reading Korg Prologue: overview of all new FX, filter, 16 VPM oscillators and more