Granular synthesis, invented by Iannis Xenakis in 1959, is often passed by when talking about synthesis. Here we explore what it is and show how easily it can create unique and impressive sounds.
See how to quickly set up a cool retro synth patch from scratch in Arturia's Pigments by using the instrument's Analog mode and a few tuning, filtering and oscillator tricks.
UVI's Falcon is a powerful environment for building synth or sample-based instruments, and it's easier than you may think. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.
If you want to take your synthesis skills and knowledge to the next level, this handy guide from Matt Vanacoro will tell you everything you need to know about the wonderful world of synths.
Be transported to a world of lush, classic synth sounds with this new multisampled instrument from LoopLords.
Do you know subtractive from wavetable synthesis? How about what makes analog different from digital? All your synth terminology questions are answered in this handy, quick guide.
Grab this free sound pack and learn how to use Korg's Monologue to make percussive beats and sounds you just can't get from a conventional drum machine.
The free 2.0 software update for Waldorf's Quantum synth adds a brand new fifth synthesis engine for even greater sonic flexibility. Here's what you need to know.
Take advantage of festive pricing on these two virtual rack modules and also submit a video made with them and receive a free Voltage Tracker sequencer worth $50.
The ContinuuMini is a smaller and more affordable version of Haken Audio's Continuum. Loopop loved the original, and here, he road tests its smaller sibling to find out what it has to offer.
Get your fill of all things synth and electronics related at Soundmit 2018, southern Europe's largest festival of its kind. Here's all the details you need to know.
With powerful wavetable shaping and editing tools, Serum may be the ultimate wavetable softsynth. Adam Pollard shows you how to get the most out of it.
By pushing hardware to its extremes you can go beyond conventional programming techniques and create something special. This short video from Loopop explains one such trick...
Learn how Control Voltage works in synthesizers and how it can let you create a virtually limitless universe of sounds. In this short video, Marc Doty explores using the LFO on a filter.
Wavetable is a powerful synthesizer that's new in Live 10. But it has one feature that sets it apart from Live's other synths - can you guess what it is?