Posts with tag synth-programming

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Composing Techno with Roland AIRA: TR-8, TB-3 and MX-1

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.

Mini Oramics Synth Designed By Electronic Music Pioneer, Daphne Oram, Now Finally Built

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.

Synth Stories 003: Stereospread on DSI Prophet 12

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".

Here's How To Hack Teenage Engineering's Pocket Operator Synths

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.

Korg minilogue Synth: Arpeggiator Tips & Tricks

In this video from his complete video course, Korg minilogue 201: Programming the minilogue, Matt Vanacoro shares some of his arpeggiator tips on Korg's awesome analog synthesizer.

Arturia Announces V Collection 5, Packed With 17 Classic Synths & Keyboards

In short, Arturia's V Collection 5 includes 17 authentic recreations of the legendary synths, organs, electric pianos and more that made music history'"enhanced to help you make tomorrow's music.

Review: Moog Model 15, A New Standard for iOS Audio Apps

These are incredible times.... A $10,000 classic Moog synthesizer as a $30 iOS app? You'd better believe it, but even interesting is just how very good and usable this analog synthesizer emulation is.

A Guide to Building Synths in Reaktor, Part 3

In this mini-series for Native Instruments Reaktor users, Rishabh Rajan shows how to build a synthesizer from scratch. In this tutorial, part 3, we focus on the filter section.

Filter Like Flume's '˜Never Be Like You' in Propellerhead Reason

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

Review: Yamaha Montage, The King of All Synthesizers?

The successor of the Yamaha Motif music production synthesizer, Yamaha Montage, provides deep sound design possibilities, incredible control & power & satisfying sounds. Watch our video review here.

Synthetik Is A Free Simplified Synth Plug-In Ideal For Hip-Hop and R&B Producers

Would you ever turn your nose up at the chance to get a free VST / AU synth? I thought not, especially as Synthetik weights in at a meaty 516 MB+.

Now You Can Use A Modular Synthesizer In Your Web Browser

This Modular Synthesizer, written in HTML5 and Javascript, offers real-time sound generation... and yes, it's all running inside your web browser (Chrome or Firefox)!

Boxed Ear Release TQS Red Zone Fever Sound Bank for Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 Synth

If you've got a Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 mono synthesizer, then this expertly crafted sound bank from Boxed Ear is going to appeal with its super basses, warped leads, alien textures & deep pads.

Tracktion Launch BioTek Organic Synthesizer

Imagine a synth where you could quickly morph sounds through different environmental modes. BioTek is that synth and it sounds pretty unique from early tests we've seen and heard.

How to Make an Acid House Jam with Roland AIRA TB-3 and the TR-8

The Roland AIRA TR-8 and TB-3 demand to be played, tweaked and performed with. In this tutorial for beginner users, Sara Simms shows how to create an Acid House beat and bassline using these machines.