Learn the essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis in this excellent four-part series with Peter Schwartz. Part two delves into the sound creation components of the analog synthesizer.
Combining a Buchla 200e and various Eurorack modules, master synthesist and composer, Steve H, invites you to take a meditative journey into an electronic dream world in this video performance.
Learn the essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis in this excellent four-part series with Peter Schwartz. Part one explores the four properties of sound.
Including over 2,500 presets sampled from 77 hardware synths, and a new interface UVI's new Synth Anthology 2 wants everyone to have the authentic sound of hardware instruments in their studios.
Not every good synth plugin need cost an arm and a leg. Podolski from U-He is a very capable FREE synth with an awesome arpeggiator. Watch GW Childs design a cool bass pattern inside this beast.
If you're considering purchasing the Moog Minimoog Model D analog synthesizer it pays to hear the oscillators and understand more about the waveforms they generate and what they sound like.
If you have the Roland Boutique JU-06 synthesizer then you can get a standalone and VST MIDI editor and remote control for less than 6 Euros! Watch the video below to see this in action.
For some reason I do love the web-based sequencers. And now Erica Synths have created one who can use to design patterns for their Pico Trigger module. It's fun!
In this video tutorial by Matt Vanacoro, we learn how to combine programs to create impressive layered sounds on Korg's flagship synthesizer, The Kronos.
When analog and digital meet the sonic results can vary. In this case, combining the Mother-32 semi-modular analog synthesizer with Output's Movement rhythm plug-in creates something awesome!
A safari ticket to the wilderness of sound..? This is how Sugar Bytes describe their new modular synth plug-in, Factory. Darren Burgos is on the hunt for powerful sounds and Factory comes up trumps.
The AIRA range of hardware music machines are inspiring to get hands on with. In this tutorial, Sara Simms shows how easy and satisfying it is to create techno tracks using the TR-8, TB-3 & MX-1.
It took 40 years before Daphne Oram's visionary synth and sequencer was ever built. And it took Tom Richards, PhD student from Goldsmiths University London 3 years to make it happen.
If you love hardware synths and synth-based music you'll want to listen to our Synth Stories audio podcast. Episode 003 follows Stereospread on their journey with the DSI Prophet 12 on "Frozen".
So, you'd love to customise the screen or some functions of the Pocket Operators? Fancy your hand at hacking, but don't know where to start? Problem solved by hackingthepo.