Model D Tutorial

Behringer Model D Explained®

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    In this first video, Larry introduces the series and discusses the type of synthesizer the Model D is, and features and functions specific to it.

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    Setting Up the Model D in Logic Pro X

    See how to set up the Model D in Logic Pro X using an External Instrument plug-in. You'll then explore using the Model D in Logic's Channel Strip and dealing with bouncing sounds into our Logic Pro X project.

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    Setting Up the Model D in Ableton Live

    In this video, learn the process to use and set up the Model D as an External Instrument in Ableton Live.

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    The Oscillator Bank

    Learn all about the Range Control and Fine Tune, which allows you to tune the Oscillators to create chords and thick fat basses and leads. Larry also covers the Oscillator 3 Button allowing you to unlink Oscillator 3 from the Keyboard Pitch. Larry then discusses and explains how to utilize the 3 patch connectors at the top of their Oscillator bank.

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    The Mixer Section

    See how to use the parameters of the Mixer Section including the Volume Buttons, Levels and the White and Pink Noise Buttons.

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    The Filter Section Pt. 1

    Learn all about the Cutoff Frequency Dial and Emphasis, including the Filter

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    The Filter Section Pt. 2

    In this second part of your look at the filter, Larry covers the ways you can set up Keyboard Tracking on the Model D's Filter and why.

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    The Loudness Contour

    Now take a look at the Loudness Contour or Amp Envelope. This feature allows you to set the Volume Contour to create a wider palette of sounds. You'll then learn how to setup the Decay as a Release parameter for both the Amp and Filter Envelopes.

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    Modulation Pt. 1

    In this video, Larry explains and explores using LFO, Noise, OSC 3 and Filter Envelope to modulate the pitch of your Oscillators. This is great for creating weird and wonderful pitch modulated effects. See how!

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    Modulation Pt. 2

    Learn more about the Filter Modulation section, again using the LFO, Noise, Oscillator 3 and the Filter Envelope, but this time modulating the Filter to create Filter wobble effects.

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    Remaining Parameters

    Now complete your look at the Main Parameters of the Model D by exploring Global Tune, Concert Pitch Button, Output Volume controls and how they all work.

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    Advanced Patching

    In this video, Larry covers the advanced semi-modular nature of the Model D which allows you to route certain sound modules into others. An example would be using the Filter Envelope to effect the Frequency of the LFO, or routing the output mix of the Mixer section to modulate the Filter. This allows for a more complex palette of sounds to be created and expands the functionality of the Model D greatly.

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    Model D Bass Patch

    See how to create a

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    Moog Style Lead Sound

    In this final video, Larry shows you step by step how to design a Whistle Style Funk Lead patch by pitching up 2 Oscillators and applying Emphasis to the Filter. We again call upon the Eventide H9 and Rose Pedal to add some special sauce to the sound!

Product Overview

Synth pro Larry Holcombe presents an in-depth collection of Behringer Model D video tutorials! Follow along with Larry and learn all about this amazing recreation of the legendary Moog Model D analog synthesizer, including how to make patches from scratch. This series is perfect for new Model D users as well as intermediate users who want to learn more about what this synth can do.

Larry introduces the series and discusses what type of synthesizer the Model D is, and the features and functions specific to it. He then shows you how to configure it to work with your DAW, followed by a detailed look at the Oscillator section. You'll then get an explantation and usage tips for the parameters of the Mixer Section, including the Volume Buttons, Levels and the White and Pink Noise Buttons.

The Filter Section is next, and Larry shows you everything you need to know about using the Cutoff Frequency Dial and Emphasis function, including the Filter “Self-Oscillating” option. You'll also see how to alter the Amount of Contour Control and Filter Envelope, as well as utilizing the Keyboard Tracking setting.

Throughout the rest of the Model D video series, you'll discover the Loudness Contour function and how to use it, explore the Modulation parameters such as LFO, Noise, OSC 3 and Filter Envelope to modulate the pitch of your Oscillators for wild sounds, advanced patching techniques and more. Wrapping it up, you'll learn how to create a killer bass patch and a classic Moog lead sound all from scratch.

To see what these in-depth Behringer Model D videos show you, and how they'll help find your way around the Model D and make your own patches, see the individual Behringer Model D tutorial descriptions on this page. If you're ready to go deep into the Behringer Model D synth and make your own custom patches, this is the one to check out... Watch “Behringer Model D Explained®" today!

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Behringer Model D Explained® is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 4 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Helpful Just what i needed - very easy to follow along while using mine.
Date published: 2021-05-14
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good introductory video to the Model D and mono synths This can help you wrap your head around the model D as well as synthesis for those who are new to it.
Date published: 2020-10-28
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Model D tutorial is simply great! I found Model D explained and the making a track tutorial extremely helpful even for an experienced user like myself. I would like to see a couple more tutorials covering other recent B clones,... Neutron, MS-101 (the sequencer esp) If this happened I would buy more. lastly whom ever is running the tutorial has nice pace and cadence throughout the vid!!! Easy to follow.. Cheers, Tim X
Date published: 2020-04-12
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Very useful, well paced. This has been very useful for me - and I don’t even have the Behringer Model D. A lot of the course is describing the basics of the original and there is enough of that in the iPad Moog Model D version to learn a lot from, so this course is great as a general Model D primer
Date published: 2020-02-24
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