Sometimes paid less attention than other parts of a synth, the noise section is actually a powerful tool when designing sounds. Multiplier explains why.
You might be a champion synth tweaker, but do you know what the different types of oscillators on your instrument actually do? Our guide will explain all...
When it comes to recording, mixing, and mastering, or any aspect of music production, you've probably not considered it being similar to making a sandwich. Perhaps the two are actually closely linked?
If you love the sound of this track, G.W Childs is here to show you how to recreate it in your own studio using Ableton Live and some creative vocoding.
You have probably seen the software versions, but how much do you know about the legendary hardware synths that inspired generations of music makers?
Oscillators are at the heart of many kinds of synthesized sound. In this video you'll see how they can be tweaked to make better pads, or indeed many other types of patch.
What better way to liven up your performances than with some patterns and movement? Here's how the volca FM's arpeggiator works, plus a few insider tricks...
Some synths have a bigger learning curve than others, but with an expert to guide you through, life can be much easier! Rishabh Rajan is here to help.
MIDI... you know all about it, right? Everyone does. Well here are a few things that you may not have known about this ubiquitous technology...
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.
Since Moog Music reissued the classic Minimoog Model D analog synthesizer, there's been a lot of talk about this particular synth and what makes it unique and great. Joe Albano explores it deeper.
An element of unpredictability can be programmed into your synths to add character, warmth and depth to any bass patch. Multiplier shows you how.
Working without a preset system can help you to learn the controls of your instrument in a particularly deep and intuitive way. Here, we look at the Korg Arp Odyssey.
Modelled virtual (and some physical) instruments have gone from strength to strength. Here are seven of the most authentic-sounding ones around today.
Hammond organ emulations have improved immeasurably over the years. Here are four pro tips to help you make your organ playing sound as authentic as possible.