Arturia Pigments: Detuning Oscillators To Make A Retro Patch

See how to quickly set up a cool retro synth patch from scratch in Arturia's Pigments by using the instrument's Analog mode and a few tuning, filtering and oscillator tricks.  

Arturia’s Pigments combines vintage FM and analog sounds with modern wavetable synthesis and is one of the most innovative and powerful software instruments around. In this video from the course Pigments 101: The Video Manual, Rishabh Rajan shows you around one of its building blocks - the Analog Engine, which it uses to generate its unique sounds. Watch it now to get a better understanding of how to get the most out of this amazing soft synth.

Pigments 101: The Video Manual

Starting by initializing a patch, Rishabh shows you how to switch the instrument into analog mode. He then demonstrates using the three oscillators and changing tuning and adding noise to quickly build up a rich, harmonic sound that's truly old school. Later he explores routing the signal through different filters to add a layer of sound shaping. This is just one of the videos in this comprehensive walkthrough of Arturia Pigments - check out the full course using the links below.

Watch the course Pigments 101: The Video Manual in the Ask.Audio Academy | macProVideo | Ask.Video

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