Chapter 1 : Bass
This sound design video shows how to create a distorted stab baseline using the wavetables and distortion effects of the ANA 2 virtual synthesizer.
Learn how to use the frequency modulation features on ANA 2 to create a metallic sounding bass.
See how to combine wavetable synthesis and notch filtering to create heavy modulated bass with ANA 2.
Learn how to create an evolving high frequency bass through automating the frequency modulation controls on the ANA 2 synthesizer.
Chapter 2 : Pads
Watch how the ensemble effect can be used to add modulation to a simple wavetable to create acoustic sounding instrument patches.
This video makes use of the sampling features of the synth to create a cinematic lo-fi pad.
Learn how to use the instrument wavetables to transform a guitar sample into an ambient pad.
Discover how to create an smooth pad that can be used as a melodic backing for your projects and songs.
Chapter 3 : Leads & Plucks
This video shows how to create a distorted synth horn stab that is commonly found in electronic influenced trap music.
See how create a lead synth with sync modulation for additional texture and distortion.
Thomas now shows you how the analog wavetables on the ANA 2 synthesizer can be used to re-create a classic analog stab sound.
In the last video, Thomas explains how to create a polyphonic arpeggiator patch using the onboard arpeggiator in ANA 2.
Synth guru Thomas Cochran presents an in-depth ANA 2 video tutorial series! Follow along with Thomas and see how to create awesome, powerful sounds and presets for the ANA 2 virtual synth. These videos are great for those who know their way around ANA 2 and some basic synth terminology.
Thomas starts with an introduction and what to expect from the video tutorials, followed by the first of many tutorials on designing different Bass sounds. See how to craft a Nasty Bass Stab, Metallic FM Bass, Nasty Reese Bass, and a Distorted Womp Bass, all from an initialized blank patch.
Pads are up next, and Thomas reveals the steps to take to create lush, impactful pad sounds including Dark Synth Cellos, Lo-Fi Sampled Pad, Reverse Guitar Pad, and a Dreamy Chorus Pad, perfect to use as a melodic backing element for your projects and songs.
Thomas then demonstrates how to design Lead and Pluck sounds with ANA 2. See how to craft Synth Trap Horns, a Distorted Lead Synth, Classic Lead Stab, and cool Kalimba Arp Pluck patch that can be arpeggiated for interesting rhythmic parts and effects.
To see what these detailed ANA sound design tutorials show you, and how they'll help you to create awesome patches and sounds from scratch, see the individual ANA 2 video tutorial descriptions on this page. If you're ready to learn to make your own ANA 2 presets and patches, these are the videos to watch... Check out “ANA 2: Sound Design Vol. 1" today!
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