The latest hardware release from Dreadbox is a 4-voice analog synth monster that is much more than a regular polyphonic instrument. Jade Wii finds out what's lurking inside.
Logic comes with a bunch of bundled plug-ins but while you may know the reverbs and delays, some of the more unusual models have much to offer, as Joe Albano explains.
In less than 2 minutes, one of the pioneers of synthesis, Bob Moog, explains and demonstrates the basics of synthesis.
Verbs tell us their new Bark Filter Processor has 12 filter bands each with 6 pole bandpass. It debuted at the Maschine in Music fair in New York asa weekend. Here's some more details...
Now we know the price for the DeepMind 12 12-voice analog polyphonic synthesizer, Behringer have released video #7 showing the VCF in action. A synth is often judged by its filters, so check it out.
Alfie Eastwick, a MicroBrute owner, recently posted this video on YouTube showing how an unintentional position on the Filter Mode switch results in a rather cool cross between Bandpass and Lowpass.
Find out how to create the synths and modulation tricks from Flume's, Never Be Like You, which has been a big hit in 2016 already. GW Childs is using Propellerhead Reason for this tutorial
When it comes to creative concepts for audio plug-in processors, iZotope have scored a winner with Mobius Filter that brings Shepard tone style effects and fat sounding filtering to your tracks.
Super booth16 is set to become THE modular synth show of the year. Most synth companies are releasing something there, and WMD are no exception. But why wait? Check out this video of their new filter.
In this excellent tutorial, Joshua Casper shows two ways to build customisable multi-staged band-pass filters in Ableton Live. The idea being you can do so, so much more than the included devices.
Ableton Live user? Stop with the Autofilter. Waves' Metafilter is an excellent, more powerful alternative with built-in delay line and a 16 step sequencer. Noah Pred shows how to make the most of it.
Fancy learning how to create unique filter processed drums using Reason’s Synthetic Rig? The Filter Pattern rack is incredibly usable as Mo Volans shows in this video tutorial.
There's audio filters and there's audio filters. G. W. Childs shares his top 12 audio effect filter tools for the modern musician and producer in this essential read of an article.
Highly acclaimed synth designer, Dave Smith Instruments, have introduced their first-ever module for modular systems. The DSM01 Curtis filter aims to provide a saturated, brash and powerful sound.
Will Waldorf's 2 Pole analog filter give you more warmth than your average plug-in? Are its modulation options flexible for any studio integration? Mo Volans finds out in this review with video.