Posts with tag bass-synth

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This Cheap DIY TB-303-Style Hardware Bass Synth & Sequencer Uses Light To Control Pitch

If you want to open a box and start playing a hardware bass synth in seconds, this might not be for you. However, this 555 Javascript Bassline Synthesizer is, cheap, easy and unique.

More Sounds For Novation Bass Station II With New Artist Pack

The Novation Bass Station II is a classic synthesizer well known for its warm and fat sounds. To make this synth even better Novation have released a new sound pack with an eclectic mix of patches.

Svarog Joins Eurorack Synth Party with ASPID Analog Fuzz Module

Aspid is a new eurorack synth module from Svarog designed for processing bass and low kicks and electronic and acoustic bass signals. Watch the video below to see it in action.

Producer Tips: Creating Basslines for Beginners

If you're having trouble creating basslines, or want a fresh take, this tutorial explores useful concepts every producer should consider when creating a bassline, regardless of the musical style.

303 Synth Eurorack Module x0x Heart Smashes Crowd Funding Goal

If you're a fan of acid bass, the original TB-303 and Eurorack synth modules, then this one is for you. The Open Music Labs x0x-heart (303) Eurorack Module has surpassed its crowd funding goal!

Synth Stories 001: The Glitz Recreate the Main ARP Odyssey Synth Line From Chubby Cheek

If you love hardware synths you'll love the new podcast feature on Ask.Audio: Synth Stories. For episode 001 The Glitz talk about their story with the ARP Odyssey and their new track Chubby Cheek.

Review: Wave Alchemy Mutate, Eurorack Multi-Samples For Kontakt

Want eurorack synth sounds with the convenience of a plugin? Wave Alchemy's 3.7 GB Mutate is made up of eurorack bass-oriented synths for Kontakt! Noah Pred uncovers its inspirational sonunds.

Review: Sam Spacey's Epica Bass, Legendary Vintage Analog Bass Synths for Kontakt

We've been told, "it's all about the bass"... and Sam Spacey's Epica Bass puts a vintage, analog slant on this thought by capturing some authentic legendary bass instruments for Kontakt users.

Watch Video Overview of Roland’s SH-101 Plug-Out

Take a tour of the excellent re-make (in software form) of Roland SH-101... as a plug-out. Rishabh Rajan shows all in this video form the Academy.

11 Synth Mixing & Programming Mistakes Every Producer Should Avoid

Don't commit cardinal sin after cardinal sin when it comes to mixing / programming your hardware or software synthesizer. The following 11 tips are what every self-respecting producer should know.

Making Killer Arp Bass Lines with Korg Volca Keys

You might not reach for the Korg Volca Keys first to make arpeggiated bass lines but, as G.W. Childs demonstrates, it's an excellent choice for the task and is fun and easy to use.

Watch Teenage Engineering Performing Live At Brilliant Minds

Hot shot music tech developers Teenage Engineering (of OP-1 & Pocket Operator fame) performed live @Symposium Stockholm on June 11th in Stockholm, Sweden. You’ve never seen them like this before.

How to Mic Up Synths (Like Guitarists Do)

When you're sitting in session after session watching guitarists mic up their amps you pick up a few tricks! Now imagine applying those micing techniques to your synths... G.W. shows you how.

Review: Sugar Bytes Cyclop for iPad

Sugar Bytes are best known for their Mac and Windows-based synth and effects plug-ins. Well, now you can get their Cyclop synth on your iPad. Does G.W. Childs find it easy on the eye? Read our review.

Dance Music Legend, Olav Basoski, Shows Bass Production Workflow in Ableton Live

Learn from the pros: Olav Basoski, veteran legend of the dance music scene, shows how he produced the iconic bass line in his hit remix, "Duende". Check out the video.