Understanding modulation in its different forms can help you to gain a better mastery of recording, mixing and producing your tracks. Joe Albano explains what it's all about.
UVI's latest virtual synth collection recalls the best of classic FM synths, and doesn't require you to be a synth expert to get great results, as Matt Vanacoro found out.
A hybrid synth that combines FM and subtractive synthesis, Flow Motion comes with over 1000 presets, 4 oscillators and is on sale for just $39 for a limited time.
Find out how to take advantage of operators, envelopes and noise to make dynamic, fluid and interesting rhythmic patches in NI's flagship FM synthesizer.
Unlock the secrets of Elektron's powerful Digitone FM synth with this expert course that covers all the bases.
This 16-voice FM synthesizer has a friendly look that hides a wealth of programming and sound shaping options. Rishabh Rajan explores the core of its sound generating tools.
Learn how Elektron's powerful synth can be manipulated for complete control over its four Operators. Thavius Beck gets to the heart of the matter in this video.
Fancy a 6 operator FM synth with 3 dedicated operators for FM drums packed in an 8-voice synthesizer with a built-in sequencer? FingerSonic's new Synset, just announced, might appeal.
Whether you're a beginner or a relatively experienced synth user, it never hurts to renew and refresh your understanding of the fundamentals of how sound and synths work. Here's 2 short videos.
Whether you're after an introduction to synthesis or advanced tips to help you master your instrument of choice, you'll find courses to suit you in our ever-expanding library.
Once you're through the basics, a whole world of advanced Eurorack patching and programming is waiting. See how FM and Phase Modulation work in this practical video.
Korg's volca FM is a cool hardware synth that packs the synth engine of a real DX7 into a much smaller box. G.W Childs shows you what this means for your music making.
Learn the essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis in this excellent four-part series with Peter Schwartz. Part one explores the four properties of sound.
So you want a synthesizer with 128 RGB pads, a sequencer that supports unusual time signatures, built-in effects, keyboard mode, audio, MIDI I/O and CV outs? The Deluge might be for you.
The 24 DB 4-Pole Low Pass VCF synth module from TipTop Audio promises to bring back the famous 80s analog polyphonic synthesizer sounds. Here's a short demo video and more details.