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Showing posts with label synth tutorials. Show all posts
Showing posts with label synth tutorials. Show all posts

Monday, March 25, 2024

The ultimate drone machine setup

video upload by Omri Cohen

"The patch from this video, and patches from many other videos, are available on my Patreon page -

00:00 - Introduction
00:12 - Drone voice
04:40 - New drone voice
07:02 - VCO voice
09:17 - The full setup
12:10 - Patch example"

Saturday, March 23, 2024

EZBOT on the KORG Replay

video upload by EZBOT

"In this video I share exactly how I've been using the Korg Kaoss Replay in my live sets. With over 200 effects, quantized live looping, and velocity sensitive pads for finger drumming; the Kaoss Replay has become a valuable tool for my live sets."

EZBOT resources available at

Friday, March 22, 2024

SVF-201 State-Variable Vactrol Filter from KOMA Elektronk (Tutorial)

video upload by CatSynth TV


"We preset the SVF-201 state-variable vactrol filter from KOMA Elektronik. We explore each of the states (lowpass, bandpass, and highpass) separately as well as together with the continuous CV-controllable state selection. We also use modulation from our trusty Arturia MiniBrute 2 and the Pittsburgh Modular Generator for audio-rate modulation."

00:00 Introduction
00:22 Vactrols and Vactrol filters
01:03 Overview of the SVF-201
01:45 Cutoff and Resonance in lowpass, bandpass, and highpass modes
04:15 Mix output and variable state selection
06:00 Simple cutoff frequency modulation (with ADSR envelope)
06:28 Audio-rate cutoff modulation with Pittsburgh Modular Generator
08:39 Putting it all together. ASDR, LFO, and Sequencer from Minibrute 2, and resonance modulation from the Generator
10:02 Conclusion

Field Kit previously posted here

What is the Pet Rock? (Eurorack temporal rhythm generator module)

video upload by Musical Miscellany

"I recently purchased a Pet Rock. Not the traditional pet rock from the 1970s, but a Eurorack module that creates rhythms based on the phases of the moon. It's a really cool concept created by Jonah Senzel and released at Knobcon 2023.

Intro & Theory - 0:00
Logistics - 1:47
Basic Rhythms & Clock Variances - 2:55
Adding Pitch Sequences - 5:25
Adding Delay - 5:57

You can purchase one here:"

Pet Rock made its first appearance on the site here.

"Pet Rock is a rogue-like rhythm generator which changes daily, with monthly modulations in style.

This 4hp Eurorack module generates a new rhythm every night at midnight that you have 24 hours to use. Pet Rock is like rhythm Wordle - everyone who owns the module gets the exact same rhythm. No internet connected needed.

Pet Rock has 2 independently clockable (gate in, gate out) 'A' and 'B' rhythms each day, so there's flexibility in how you use it/clock it. The ‘A’ and ‘B’ rhythms can be used together as one composite rhythm, split into two separate rhythms, etc.

Rhythm generation parameters change according to the real current moon phase. The overall "Mood" changes with every 30 day moon cycle to help keep things fresh. With each “Mood” change, Pet Rock switches between several custom algorithms to produce distinct styles.


Pre-orders are non-cancellable; please do not pre-order unless you are certain you want one.

synthCube is supporting Jonah’s manifesto and principle about the economics of the module as a ‘break-even’ proposition."

Introducing Pet Rock (the rogue-like moon based Eurorack Module)

video upload by Jonah Senzel

"more info at my website:

(oops moon cycles are 29.5 days, not 31 I tried editing it into the voice over and it sounded really weird so here's your only chance to learn this vital information)"

Bank Transfer Between VCV Pamela's PRO Workout & Hardware

video upload by ALM TV

"This video details the process of transferring banks between Pamela's PRO Workout in VCV Rack and the hardware module, making it possible to replicate patches from the virtual world in your system and vice versa. VCV's context menu options ‘Export backup’ and ‘Import backup’ work with the standard Pam PRO backup files, making transferring saved banks work in either direction.

Note, for bank transfer to work properly the firmware versions between the VCV and hardware Pam's must match. To display the FW version in VCV see the 'info' section in the context menu. We reccomend making a backup copy of the bank files before transferring."

Tristan Arp meets Gliss

video upload by Bela Platform

"This video is the second in a series in which we get Gliss in the hands of artists we deeply respect. A native of the Detroit suburbs, Tristan Arp has been making explorative electronic music for more than a decade. In this video he explores Control Mode on Gliss as a strumming interface for Mutable Instruments' Rings.

Check out our blog for the full story:"

Spectralis 2 Tutorial: Sending drums to analog filters tips and tricks

video upload by MIDERA

"I've been spending a lot of time with the Ensoniq Mirage and sampling drums (which come out sounding so good) and wondered whether I could beef up the drums within the spectralis itself. I realized that I could send the drums to the analog filters and then do all sorts of things with it.

Note that this doesn't have any melodic stuff in it and it's using a simple drum beat, but I figure that will help you understand what it is that's happening with the sounds. Hope it's of use to any Spectralis user or potential Spectralis users.

This WILL work for both Spectralis 1 and 2 units equally. There will be no difference in sound (unless you haven't yet performed the filter fix on your Spectralis 2, then it will sounds much darker on your unit).

LFMX: 24db LP Filter exponential FM
LFML: 24db LP Filter linear FM
MMFM: 12db MM Filter Exponential FM

0:00 Introduction
1:00 Stock drum sound
3:42 Drums through the 24db filter
4:38 Digital to Analog feed (Drums)
5:58 DRUMS
7:29 Drums through 12db then 24db filter
10:25 Left and Right panning of filters
12:29 MM to LP to Fixed Filterbank
14:10 Sequencing the filterbank
16:15 Adding delay FX
18:37 Using oscillators to FM the drums
22:30 Sequencing oscillators to add melodic FM
27:00 Sending hybrid monosynth (L) AND drums (R) thru different filters
31:29 Concluding remarks"

Thursday, March 21, 2024

A Sonic Playground! // Dual Harmonic Oscillator by AtoVproject - more sounds & music

video upload by DivKid

You can find the first video previously posted here.

"The Dual Harmonic Oscillator from AtoVproject is one hell of a sonic playground for all sorts of synthesis, sound and musical approaches to working with a dual or 'complex' oscillator. When I made the main demo (watch that first, link above) I ended up making so many patches with it that I wanted to put together a second video that revisited the module. So here it is."

XLVDEMO 001 - Gotharman's Little Deformer 2

video upload by xlv music

"XLV demos the Little Deformer 2 from Gotharman.
This workstation has been long out of production, handmade by Gotharman's Musical Instruments.
Please visit for more info

The LD2 is XLV's primary piece of gear used in production. If you like what you hear, consider supporting XLV by visiting for releases and merch."

Lyra-8 Masterclass | Because we ain't no dummies.

video upload by Cinematic Laborat

"I wanted to share what I learned about Lyra-8, but I am no master. It's a bit pretentious to even call this a Masterclass, but I don't consider my audience as 'dummies' either. I guess the only true master out there is Vlad Kreimer, and I bet he's still learning Lyra-8.
It's a design, designed to escape the designer. It will play along for a while, but at some point it will just be impossible to control. Once you realize this, you're on your way becoming a master. You would not even try to control it and just enjoy where it takes you. So in a twisted way, Lyra-8 isn't hard to play, it's hard to accept it as it is. If you manage to master this, playing Lyra-8 is easy.

I truly enjoyed making this video, for myself and for you. I hope it will help, and I hope you'll enjoy it too. This video is dedicated to Eric, who is outthere somewhere waiting for the moment when I finally have some time on Zoom.

@somasynths #lyra8 #masterclass #tutorial"

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Live synth pub/demo - Alesis Metavox Vocoder & Erica Synths Pico System III

video upload by SynthAddict

Explore the FX on your SYNTH! Yamaha MODX6+ Synthesizer Sampler Rik Marston

video upload by Rik Marston Official

"Friendly reminder & synthesizer sample pack demo by Rik Marston
**Watch in HD!** **Talking!** **Turn it up!**

My Etsy store: AhnyxianSoundDesign"

How to synthesize the Dune 2 Duduk on a 50 year old synth (ARP 2600 patch walkthru)

video upload by loopop

"Don't have an ARP 2600? Download a multisample of this patch on my Patreon:

Thanks to Isak for the inspiration for this patch:

0:00 Intro
0:45 Oscillators
1:20 Envelopes
1:40 Reverb
2:00 Unfiltered noise
2:40 Edge of clipping
3:35 Aftertouch vibrato
4:40 Filter type
4:55 Outro

Möbius Gong

video upload by MAKEN0ISE

"Let’s use a few oblique feedback paths to make a nice thick gong sound using DXG and QPAS."

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Octatrack Performance Mixer 3.0: 64 Custom FX, Live Looping, and more!

video upload by EZBOT

"The Octatrack Performance Mixer 3.0 Template is a game-changer for live electronic music performers, offering an intuitive and meticulously crafted toolkit for creating dynamic and immersive live performances with your favorite drum machines and synthesizers. There are 20 all new effects not seen in any previous performance templates. With an 8-bar or 4-bar structure that syncs seamlessly to the Octatrack's clock or an external clocking source, this template provides a vast array of effects, including synced modulation, noise risers, comb filter risers, sidechain pumping, stutter effects, filters and more, all accessible with user-friendly controls. It empowers performers to build tension and deliver impactful drops effortlessly, while also offering the flexibility to customize compressors and fine-tune the sound to their liking. This template like the others before it is built around two input busses with discreet effects for both. Input A/B is your DRUM or PERCUSSION bus, and input C/D is your MELODIC bus. Each have there own separate compressor and freeze delays. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting your journey in electronic music, this template offers an inspiring and versatile platform to elevate your live performances and captivate your audience with mesmerizing soundscapes.

Download the Template here: and here

Get 10% Modbang cables with code: EZBOT23

CUNSA v/s FUMANA: The same patch on two different filters!

video upload by Frap Tools

"A few years ago we animated a bass line through Fumana for a short video. It was a cool experiment, so we decided to do a step-by-step guide. And then we thought that it would be fun to replicate the same patch concept on Cunsa, a totally different filter that shares with Fumana basically just the size. Which one do you prefer, if any?"

00:00 Introduction
00:35 Animate a bass line with FUMANA
04:50 Animate a bass line with CUNSA

Nibbler Bassline | Schlappy Patching with Stazma


"Episode 5 for Schlappy Patching!
In this one I'm going to show you how to use the "clock divider" patch from the Nibbler manual, but at audio rate, to generate some funky basslines that are always in tune with your main VCO!
I'm also going to patch a big fat kick drum and a sidechain circuit using Interstellar Radio, 100 Grit and a few Boundary to go with these basslines.

It's going to be fun!"

00:00 Intro
00:51 Nibbler science
02:20 Let's patch the bassline
08:00 Let's patch a kick drum
09:53 Let's patch a sidechain (and jam)
12:47 Let's make the bassline an arpeggio
13:35 End tlak and more jam

Monday, March 18, 2024

It's all about controlled randomness \ Orange Line Morpheus overview and tutorial

video upload by Omri Cohen

"The patches from this video, and from many other videos, are available on my Patreon page -

Here you can find the Oraneg Line collection -

00:00 - Introduction
00:24 - Turing Machine
05:45 - Storing sequences
09:36 - Morphing sequences
14:37 - Polyphony"

Kurzweil K2700 FUN Tip ! Splitted Aftertouch

video upload by Barb

This short video is about using some FUNs (Functions) of the K2700 to create a splitted aftertouch. You also can do it by duplicate a layer and adjust differently the settings on each, but that would be gross ;-))) There are so much things to do with the FUNs, this video is just a basic sneak peek...Have fun watching !"

Sunday, March 17, 2024

Exploring the Hydrasynth Explorer!

video upload by The Unperson

"The Ashun Sound Machines Hydrasynth is a sound designers dream. I've been spending the dark winter nights studying the 100-page manual and having wonderful sonic adventures with this very unique polyphonic synthesizer. Join me as I explore the Hydrasynth and demo some of the cool presets I've made which you can grab for yourself right here:

#synth #digital #sound #synthesis

0:00 - Intro
1:29 - Overview
7:03 - Random
12:29 - A.I. Love
13:22 - Cyberpunk
15:02 - Neophyte
15:39 - Cloud Castles
17:31 - Lost at Sea
18:40 - Gaming
19:33 - Binary Code
22:23 - Revelation
23:47 - Outro"

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