An overview of the types of synthesis available in Synthmaster, changing skins, and organizing presets.
Altering Presets & Modulation in SynthMaster8:00
How to assign modulators, the modulation matrix, and saving full and partial presets.
A look at Layers, routing and adding effects.
Oscillators Pt. 17:06
The basic Oscillator waveforms, sampled waveforms, and SFZ file are covered, as is how to use the Oscillators as modulators.
Oscillators Pt. 28:22
Additive, Vector and Wavetable Oscillators are discussed, as well as how to import your own sounds into SynthMaster.
A description of the filter modes, routing and types.
The arpeggiator modes and parameters are discussed, as is using the step velocity as a modulation source.
The Sequencer/Drum Mode6:22
You can program monophonic and polyphonic patterns into sequencer mode, and use the drum mode to make drum grooves.
A description of each effect available.
Modulation Sources Pt. 18:36
ADSR, Multistage and 2D Envelopes.
Modulation Sources Pt. 28:50
How to us the Keyscaler and the basic, step, glide and dual LFO settings.
Using SynthMaster as a Vocoder2:37
You can set up SynthMaster as a Vocoder and process the output through a reverb for rich Vocoder FX.
The Master FX Page2:23
This is the overview page in SynthMaster for all your effects.
Using SynthMaster as an Audio Effect3:09
You can run external audio through SynthMaster and using its internal effects and filter to sculpt the sound.
KV331's SynthMaster is one of the most comprehensive semi-modular software instruments out there, and Larry Holcombe delivers a video tutorial series that gets you one step closer to becoming a real synth master!
Larry begins with an introduction explaining all of the types of synthesis available, and what their differences are. He then shows you how you can take the included presets and modify them by assigning modulators and saving new presets. That leads into an exploration of the layers, routing, and architecture of SynthMaster.
Larry then dives into the oscillators, showing you around the different types, and how to use them and their modulators, as well importing your own sounds. Filter types and the different routing options available to you are then all explained and explored, expanding your sonic capabilities.
The classic arpeggiator modes and parameters are then revealed, and you'll see how you can set up custom arpeggiator patterns, as well as apply step velocity as a modulation source for wild pulsing synth parts. You'll then see how you can program monophonic and polyphonic patterns into sequencer mode, and how you can make banging drum grooves in Drum mode.
The powerful effects are then examined, as well as all the modulation sources, showing you how you use them to modulate the effects and synth parameters. You'll even learn how to use SynthMaster as a vocoder, and set up effects busses and stack effects!
Finally, Larry explains how you can use SynthMaster as an audio effect, running external audio through it and using its internal effects and and filters to endlessly sculpt your sound.
Whether you're new to SynthMaster, or you're an accomplished user looking for further ideas and info, don't miss "SynthMaster Explained"!
You might be also interested in
Have your ever wanted to get under the hood of your synths? Are you tired of using presets and wished you knew how to make the changes needed to get the sound you want? Well look no further. "Synths Explained" is aimed at the beginner who wants to understand what synths are, how they work and how to program them to get the sound you want.
Remember the good old days when synths had wooden sides and a knob for each function and feature? Well if you don't, Scottie Dugan is going to reveal the magic and mystery of these wonderful machines, teaching you the basics of analog synthesis from the ground up, using both classic and modern analog synthesizers. You'll learn everything you need to get going with that old synth in your closet, or apply the info to any virtual synth in your DAW!
Ableton Certified Trainer Craig McCullough reveals the steps to design fat, brilliant modern and classic electronic drum sounds. The techniques Craig shows you can then be applied in any DAW and to any type of sound to make them stand out and be noticed!