In this video, we'll cover the interface of Saturn 2 and also how you can use the parameter controls, which allows you to be able to locate the different areas of the plug-in, preparing you for the upcoming videos.
In this video, discover the frequency spectrum display, which adds bands and changing crossovers. We'll also explore working with multiple bands simultaneously, as well as changing crossover slopes. Next we'll cover the band controls which allows you to vary processing across the frequency spectrum.
Learn about the different saturation/distortion styes available and hear them in action on our example track. You'll also see how to use tone controls to focus your processing into different areas.
Watch and learn about Linear Phase Mode, High Quality Mode and the input and output sections. Then discover the mid/side options within Saturn 2 including an example on fixing a problematic piano part.
In this video, learn about the A/B comparison feature, the presets and undo/redo options.
Discover the implementation of modulation using drag and drop, which includes routing multiple parameters from modulation sources and source presets.
Now see different ways to use the Slider as well as the LFO parameters which can create rhythmic, filter wobbles, and even pseudo pitched FX with this powerful modulation source.
In this video, we continue looking at the LFO features, covering the glide parameter and phase offset.
Now see how to create a Trancegate stepped effect using the LFO, leading to an interesting glitchy style sound. Also, see how to utilize multiple LFOs to further mangle the loop.
In this video, see how to add some extra punch to a drum loop by saturating the transients using the envelope follower in Transient and Envelope Mode. Plus, watch how to bring out the bass loop slightly with the envelope generator.
Experiment with morphing between different guitar tones using the XY controller, which allows you to control multiple parameters on an X-Y axis.
In this video, watch how to use Saturn 2 alongside MIDI to tie your modulation to note on MIDI messages, which allows the envelope generator in Saturn 2 to be triggered over MIDI, as it would be in a synth. This is also achieved using an LFO, to again have MIDI note on message triggering LFO modulation. Lastly, see how to setup the mod wheel to have hands on control over parameters.
Discover how to use Linear Phase Mode to fix some problems with a pre-master, by applying some compression and saturation to the low mids. We'll then also add in some side processing to add a stereo sheen to the tops. Finally, watch how to add some richness to the low end.
Studio pro Larry Holcombe delivers detailed Fabfilter Saturn 2 tutorials! Checkout this in-depth video manual for Fabfilter's awesome distortion / saturation plug-in, and learn all of its features and functions, including how to use them to add subtle to heavy distortion and saturation effects to your instruments and tracks. These videos are designed for new Saturn 2 users.
Larry welcomes you and starts at the beginning with a detailed look at Saturn 2's user interface, including how you can use the parameter controls to locate the different areas of the plug-in, which will prepare you for the upcoming videos.
The Interactive Multi-Band Display and Band Controls are then explained and explored including how to work with multiple bands simultaneously, making for a wide variety of tonal shaping of your sounds. Larry then covers the output controls and Mid/Side processing options, the A/B comparison feature, and drag and drop modulation routing which allows you to route multiple parameters from modulation sources and source presets for endless sonic alchemy.
In the rest of the videos. Larry shows you tips on using the Slider and XFLO, how to add some extra punch to a drum loop by saturating the transients using the envelope follower in Transient and Envelope Mode, experiment with morphing between different guitar tones using the XY controller and much, much more.
To see what these comprehensive Saturn 2 video tutorials show you and how they'll help you to add saturation and distortion from the subtle to the wildest multiband guitar amp effects and everything in between, see the individual Saturn 2 tutorial descriptions on this page. Warm up your sounds and give them more punch and vibe now... Watch "Fabfilter Saturn 2 Explained®" today.
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