The Sonic Architecture (3:21)
Banks & Programs (6:42)
Interface & General Concepts (6:17)
The Mallet Module (8:31)
The Noise Module (8:55)
The Noise Envelope Module (7:44)
Resonator Quality & Pitch (4:09)
Manual Settings & Pitch Envelope (3:55)
Decay Release & Material Parameters (6:16)
Radius & Tone Parameters (3:46)
Hit Position & Coupling (8:15)
The LFO Module (7:59)
The Vibrato Module (4:13)
The Multi Effect Module (2:44)
Sound Design (11:26)
Eli Krantzberg returns, this time showing you the incredible AAS Chromaphone creative percussive synthesizer. Chromaphone uses physical modeling to recreate the properties of two resonators interacting when being excited by mallets and virtual noise. Sound difficult to understand? Well Eli makes it all simple and fun! This synth is capable of creating incredibly expressive drum, percussion, string, and synth-like instruments, so hold the phone and check it out!
Eli begins with a video on the basic sonic structure of Chromaphone, followed by vids on how to browse Banks and Programs. The Interface and General Concepts of Chromaphone are then explored giving you a solid foundation in understanding this synth. The Mallet Module is then explained in detail as well as the Noise Module, Noise Envelope and Resonator sections.
Moving on, Eli demystifies the Material, Radious and Tone Parameters which allow you to fine tune your sound. Hit Position and Coupling is then revealed which allows you to take your sonic shaping to the next level. LFO and Vibrato is then discussed and you'll see how these simple but important modulators make all the difference in your patches.
Wrapping up the collection, Eli shows you the powerful Multi-Effect Module where you can further enhance your sounds as well as some Sound Design examples. If you use AAS Chromaphone, this series will really help you get the most from it and inspire you to push further... Watch "AAS Chromaphone Explained" today.
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Submitted 2 years ago
This is TRULY a must-watch video series not only for those interested in this extremely useful software instrument, but also for anyone interested in an in-depth lesson in the studious application of various effects and their impact on the resulting sound. Kranzberg does a really good job of demonstrating how variations in all kinds of parameters effect sound, and how various filters, envelopes and their interactions can be used to create unique and highly expressive, very rich and complex instrumentation. If you are actually interested in software sound synthesizers, then you must watch this series.
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