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.
Use this quick technique in any software or hardware synth to create a deep sub bass that can lend weight to the bottom end of your productions.
Transitions are a great way to bridge sections of a track when composing and arranging. Here are 5 ways to use them most effectively.
VocalSynth 2 is a powerhouse of vocal processing and synthesis. Here are some expert tips on how to use it to its fullest potential, and avoid possible pitfalls.
VocalSynth 2 from iZotope isn't just a pitch corrector, it opens up a whole new world of creative voice processing. Rishabh Rajan explains how it can work for you.
In this short video, Thavius Beck deconstructs the concept of phase synthesis to give you a clear understanding of how to master this powerful synth for better sound design.
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.
Reason 10 comes with Europa, a powerful and advanced synthesizer. Here are 5 top tips for better sound design.
In this video, Thavius Beck shows you how Phase-4 generates its sound, and how creative phase distortion tweaking can get you great sound design results.
Get to the heart of sound shaping in this unique and powerful synth recreation. Rishabh Rajan takes you on a guided tour of the complex oscillator section of the Buchla Easel V.
When keyboards and guitars slug it out in a mix, which one will win? As G.W Childs explains, it's not always simple. Here's how to decide when to push one or the other.
Get to the heart of quickly and efficiently designing tones and timbres on your hardware synth with the techniques explained by Marc Doty in this quick video.
Arturia's recreation of this classic multi-instrument makes capturing its sound a reality for almost anyone. Here, Nigel Broad explains why it is so revered among musicians and producers.
See how to use Omnisphere's arpeggiator to add movement and life to sample and synth-based sounds in Spectrasonics' legendary virtual instrument.
It can be a minefield out there when trying to negotiate the best deal for your work. Here's some invaluable advice from a producer who's seen all the tricks...