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Arturia CS-80 V Explained®

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    Introduction & Overview

    Get a brief look at the broad aspects and nature of the Arturia CS-80 V as well as a bit of history before starting your journey into this recreation of Yamaha's classic synthesizer.

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    The User Interface & Basic Operation

    Learn all about the main user interface and general layout of the CS-80 V including how you can edit and implement all MIDI controls.

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    CS-80 V Synthesis Main Elements

    In this video, take a look at the heart of the CS-80 V's subtractive synthesis, which is made up of three main elements: The Voltage Controlled Oscillator (VCO), the Voltage Controlled Filter (VCF), and the Voltage Controlled Amplifier (VCA).

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    CS-80 V Single Mode

    Single Mode of the CS-80 V works much like other subtractive synthesizers, but is certainly capable of creating tons of different sounds from a classic synthesis functions like ring modulation and the arpeggiator as laid out in the front panel.

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    CS-80 V Multi Mode

    With the use of the CS-80 V's Multi Mode, you now have the ability to create powerful layers of different timbres or patches of CS-80 sounds, either with one key press, or throughout a keyboard split, plus edit and define voice modes and unison for sound zones.

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    CS-80 V Modulation

    Modulation is always a key component of making truly dynamic sounds that can be as expressive as possible, and the CS-80 V expands the abilities of the original instrument, with a comprehensive section where you can use a matrix to set your parameters, however you want.

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    Preset Management & the Browser

    Now take a closer look through the CS-80 V's browser and its wide selection of awesome sounds from Arturia, plus see the process of adding your own presets and organizing them for easy access.

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    CS-80 V Sound Design Techniques

    Now that you have a strong grasp on all of the features of the CS-80 V in terms of function, now see some creative synthesis techniques that utilize Filtering, Oscillator Sync, Ring Modulation, Arpeggiating, and Modulation.

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    Sound Design Example: Bass

    In this video, watch how to make a retro synth bass sound that uses many of the CS-80 V's features.

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    Sound Design Example: Lead

    See how to make a great lead sound for your next song or production.

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    Sound Design Example: Pad

    Explore ways to design an awesome pad sound that make use of the CS-80 V's features such as keyboard splitting and unison for a thick, evolving patch.

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    Review & Conclusion

    Now that you've covered the technical aspects of the CS-80 V and have creatively implemented that knowledge with some sound design examples, we sum things up with a quick recap, and a few comments to see you on your way to make some fantastic sounds with this awesome virtual instrument!

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Synth pro Tyler Coffin delivers in-depth Arturia CS-80 V tutorials! See and hear how Arturia has recreated the legendary Yamaha CS-80 synthesizer originally released in 1977. Learn all of the CS-80 V's features and functions as well as how to make cool sounds with this powerhouse virtual recreation. These videos are designed for new Arturia CS-80 V users.

Tyler begins with a detailed CS-80 V overview video including some history about the original, and then goes deeper covering its user interface and basic operation so you have a solid foundation when using it to create your own patches. You'll then take a look at the heart of the CS-80 V's subtractive synthesis, which is made up of the Voltage Controlled Oscillator, the Voltage Controlled Filter, and the Voltage Controlled Amplifier.

Next, Tyler explains and explores the CS-80 V's Single Mode, Multi Mode, and Modulation section, as well as its Preset Management and Browser functionalities that give you complete control over your CS-80's sound library. Wrapping it up, Tyler gives you creative sound design tutorials showing step by step how to make a retro synth bass sound, a soaring lead patch, a thick, evolving pad sound, all from scratch and more.

To see what these comprehensive Arturia CS-80 V tutorials show you, and how they'll get you up to speed when crafting your own sounds from scratch, see the individual CS-80 V video tutorial descriptions on this page. Add that legendary Yamaha CS-80 sound to your tracks and productions now... Watch “Arturia CS-80 V Explained®” today.


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kitekrazy
Submitted 1 week ago

Short and sweet

This was short and gives you everything you need to get started.

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Dreamamine
Submitted 3 weeks ago

Good informational Tutorial

To the point, very little 'fluff', covers it all.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Sound for Film/TV, Acid, FL Studio, Reason


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Niktard
Submitted 1 month ago

Very Clear & Logical

This has been a great introduction to learning how to use this synth.


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wesleywat
Submitted 1 month ago

Great training

Very well presented and easy to follow. Thanks!!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Sound Designer, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live, Acid, Cakewalk Sonar, Studio One


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kitekrazy
Submitted 1 week ago

Short and sweet

This was short and gives you everything you need to get started.

I am a: Hobbyist

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Dreamamine
Submitted 3 weeks ago

Good informational Tutorial

To the point, very little 'fluff', covers it all.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Sound for Film/TV, Acid, FL Studio, Reason

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Niktard
Submitted 1 month ago

Very Clear & Logical

This has been a great introduction to learning how to use this synth.

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wesleywat
Submitted 1 month ago

Great training

Very well presented and easy to follow. Thanks!!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Sound Designer, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live, Acid, Cakewalk Sonar, Studio One

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I started playing around with music at a young age with garage sale keyboards or whatever else I could get my hands on. My older brothers were very much into bands and guitars, and so I was always around some of the culture. I played alto sax throughout school in the concert, marching, and jazz bands. Browsing through our home computer in middle school, I started playing with music trackers and sequencers that my brothers had installed. From there I found FL Studio, which the demo version we had at that time was still called FruityLoops. It proved to be an excellent passtime for a kid like myself where I could mess around and make some silly little tunes. Through high school and college, I became very well versed in the world of computer audio and all the things that can be done with synthesizers and digital recording. With the growing understanding came a growing excitement for the endless possibilities that I could achieve in music, sound design, and recording. So I kept learning and searching further, where I kept finding that there was always more to learn! 
 
I was, and continue to be, captivated by every step of music production, be it creative or technical in nature. I’ve been fortunate to work under many kinds of production circumstances, whether in a professional studio space such as Mudcat Studios in Utah or getting a professional sound out of various home studios that I’ve used for recording instruments and live bands. I’ve also been able to work on my fair share of electronic music, either solo or with other producers in person or online for collaborations. And now with Groove3, I take great pride in sharing the knowledge and experience that I’ve been so thrilled to accumulate through my diverse journey through music and production. As that journey continues and I continue to grow myself, I am truly thankful that I am lucky enough to help those around me to improve and follow their own passions for music!

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    Arturia CS-80 V Explained

    Synth pro Tyler Coffin delivers in-depth Arturia CS-80 V tutorials! See and hear how Arturia has recreated the legendary Yamaha CS-80 synthesizer originally released in 1977. Learn all of the CS-80 V's features and functions as well as how to make cool sounds with this powerhouse virtual recreation. These videos are designed for new Arturia CS-80 V users.

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Arturia CS-80 V Explained® is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 4 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Short and sweet This was short and gives you everything you need to get started.
Date published: 2020-08-07
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good informational Tutorial To the point, very little 'fluff', covers it all.
Date published: 2020-07-28
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great training Very well presented and easy to follow. Thanks!!
Date published: 2020-07-12
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Very Clear & Logical This has been a great introduction to learning how to use this synth.
Date published: 2020-07-11
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