Advanced Programming Techniques for Modular Synthesizers Table of Contents 1 Introduction 1.1 The Purpose of this Document 1.2 Acknowledgements 2 Oscillator Waveform Modification 2.1 Sync Feature: 004 -FM Synthesis : Part 1 @ SonicState.com Some discussion of ratios is included in the video. When using a virtual analog, you probably won't have an option to set ratios between modulator and carrier. Instead, you'll set the pitch of the modulator by adjusting its pitch setting. L i v e l a b . d k - Products - LiveSlice This beat slicer can do much more than just slice your beats and export the results. You can load up to 64 wave files at a time, slice them up and combine the slices in the multitrack arranger. Each slice is coloured based on the content so you can easily tell them apart - this makes manual rearranging a lot faster, and more inspirational, since you are working with direct representations of the audio and not just abstract midi notes. If you find arranging beats in a piano roll / drum map a bit awkward at times, LiveSlice will definately change the way you make music. With support for wav, aif, REX, mp3 and ACIDized wav files, as well as fast drag'n'drop import of multiple files, you can easily access your entire collection of loops.
Forgive me Lord, For I have Synth: A Guide to Subtractive Synthesis - Zeros and Ones Subtractive synthesis is easily the most important type of synthesis you will come across. Why? Because everything that falls under the subtractive umbrella term has gone on to directly influence other types of synthesis such as additive, wavetable, frequency modulation and nearly anything else you can think of.
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The Foundation of Synthesis Upload Subscription preferences Loading... Working... Beginner's Guide to Writing Better Bass Lines When composing a song, the obvious place to focus on is the melody. In fact, I wrote a series of tutorials providing tips for composing melodies recently, which you may find useful if you're struggling with this part of song writing (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). Whilst a catchy melody is arguably the single most important element to get right, it's also seriously beneficial to pay close attention to the bass line too. Musicians and composers have been using bass lines to spice up their scores for centuries, across all genres of music from classical to blues, jazz to pop. In this tutorial you'll pick up some tips, tricks and ideas to help you improve your compositions by creating better bass lines. First of all you need to understand some of the basics about your song before you can write a good bass line.
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Basic Synth Sounds Cookbook - MFA Lab A few basic recipes for classic synth sounds. There are millions of ways to generate similar sounds, these are just a few. Some of them don't sound very good... So you should improve them! VexTab Tutorial What is VexTab? VexTab is a language that allows you to easily create, edit, and share standard notation and guitar tablature. Unlike ASCII tab, which is designed for readability, VexTab is designed for writeability. Synthesizer 101: Basics of Synthesizer Programming Ultimate Guitar will load in just a few seconds...(15) Ultimate Guitar will load in just a few seconds...(14) Karlheinz Essl: RTC-lib - Real Time Composition Library for Max and Pd (1992-2015) Karlheinz Essl cuts off the cosmic suggestion Real Time Composition Library Software library for algorithmic composition with Max copyleft 1992-2015 by Karlheinz Essl and others Index Abstract