Synth Programming Tutorial

Moog Sub37 Explained®

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    Tutorial 1

    Introduction

    0:39

    Sound Designer Sami Rabia gives a brief introduction to the course.

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    Tutorial 2

    Preset Management

    5:33

    Learn how to quickly navigate, save and initialize presets from the hardware interface.

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    Tutorial 3

    Global Menu

    9:11

    In this video Sami explains the options available in the Global Menu, not the most exciting aspect of the SUb37 but very useful.

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    Tutorial 4

    Oscillators

    9:57

    Sami gives a detailed overview of the rich Oscillator section in the Sub37, including Sync, Keyboard reset and Duo-mode.

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    Tutorial 5

    Envelopes

    12:53

    A detailed look at the Envelopes in the Sub37, including the extra Delay and Hold stages and the “knob shift” parameters.

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    Tutorial 6

    Filter & Mixer

    9:37

    Get a good understanding of filtering, multi-drive and differences between the filter slopes on offer and gain-staging and saturation in the mixer.

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    Tutorial 7

    Mod Bus Pt. 1

    16:38

    In this part Sami explores using the Mod Bus as an LFO section, using it to modulate other parameters in the synth.

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    Tutorial 8

    Mod Bus Pt. 2

    7:54

    In this video we explore using the Mod Bus as a Matrix, allowing us to connect hidden sources & destinations.

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    Tutorial 9

    Glide

    6:46

    We take a look at the different glide modes available, how they sound and when they might be useful.

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    Tutorial 10

    Arpeggiator

    9:21

    Sami goes into detail on the Arpeggiator section, including all the different modes of operation.

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    Tutorial 11

    Sequencer (Editor)

    11:46

    Taking a look at the software editor, Sami breaks down the Sequencer, introducing all the important features.

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    Tutorial 12

    Sequencer Basics (Hardware)

    8:20

    Learn how to easily and quickly record and play a sequence from the hardware interface.

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    Tutorial 13

    Sequencer Duo Mode

    4:16

    In this video Sami explains the particulars of operating the sequencer in Duo Mode.

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    Tutorial 14

    Sequencer Step Edit

    14:53

    The Step editor is one of the most powerful features in the Sub37, in this video Sami explains the functions available to you in this mode.

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    Tutorial 15

    Designing Bass

    8:03

    Sami explains his approach to programming a bass sound in the Sub37.

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    Tutorial 16

    Designing Leads

    9:01

    Learn the basic process of building lead sounds.

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    Tutorial 17

    Designing FX

    4:32

    In this video Sami builds an aggressive FX sound, making full use of the saturation capabilities of the Sub37.

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    Tutorial 18

    Designing Plucks

    4:24

    Taking advantage of Duo Mode means we can create distinctive pluck sounds. Sami explains how he programs them on the Sub37.

The Sub37 Tribute Synthesizer is one of Moog’s modern classics, and synth and sound Design guru Sami Rabia dives deep into this analog vessel, exploring every aspect of it and showing you how to create your own patches from scratch. This is the most comprehensive video series available about the Moog Sub37!

After a general introduction, Sami demonstrates how to navigate, load, and save presets directly from the hardware interface, and then shows you around the global menu, and all of its options.

Sami then delves into every aspect of the oscillator section, including Sync, keyboard reset, and Duo mode, and then delivers a detailed look at the envelopes, including the extra delay and hold stages, as well as knob shift parameters.

The filter and mixer sections are next up, and Sami makes sure you understand the Sub37s filtering, gain staging, and saturation options. The Mod Bus is then revealed, showing you how to use it as an LFO and a modulation matrix, and more. The sequencer feature is then explained both on the hardware unit and with the included software editor for tons of sequencing joy.

Now for the fun part, sound design! Sami explains and explores the Sub37 editor inside out and demonstrates how to build from scratch, a bass sound, lead sound, and an aggressive effect sound, making full use of the Sub37’s saturation capabilities. Finally, Sami takes advantage of Duo mode to create a unique and distinctive pluck sound and more.

Whether you’re new to the Moog Sub37 synthesizer or a established user looking for more info, watch the most comprehensive video series available, “Moog Sub37 Explained”!

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Submitted 3 weeks ago

The best!

Great way to teach!I have learned a lot in a short amount of time. Very precise and engaging!

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Max
Submitted 1 month ago

helpful

nice to know... even if it only deals with the basics!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live

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Moog Sub37 Explained
Submitted 7 months ago

Excellent!

Very good in depth tutorial! Clear and detailed explanation about each Moog Sib37 control and button. Very professional, helpful and fun! Thank you.

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antoinewczk
Submitted 9 months ago

great tutorial

A must for SUB 37 owners

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SH
Submitted 9 months ago

Great stuff!

I can recommend the course to all new owners of the Sub37!

I am a: Beginner, Musician, Sound Designer, Logic Pro

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ErasmoPA
Submitted 10 months ago

I LOVE MY GROOVE3 SUBSCRIPTION!!!

Everything you would ask a friend who is an expert on your new Synth

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Reason

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FightCat
Submitted 1 year ago

Excellent!

This is by far the best tutorial on the Moog 37 I;ve come across, Week done!

I am a: Musician, Hobbyist

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mitchk
Submitted 1 year ago

Very Informative Video

This video provided an excellent avenue to expand my knowledge of the capabilities of the Sub37. There are many behind the scenes capabilities that I've discovered through this video series.

I am a: Producer, Musician, Hobbyist

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laura
Submitted 1 year ago

Thanks!

Great video! It really makes using the Sub 37 easy.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Musician, Sound Designer, Beat Maker, Sound for Film/TV

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MrMack
Submitted 2 years ago

Not too shabby

Very informative. I feel I can get around this beast now. Looking forward to more.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Musician, Sound Designer

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Moog Sub37 Explained® is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from The best! Great way to teach!I have learned a lot in a short amount of time. Very precise and engaging!
Date published: 2018-02-01
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from helpful nice to know... even if it only deals with the basics!
Date published: 2018-01-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent! Very good in depth tutorial! Clear and detailed explanation about each Moog Sib37 control and button. Very professional, helpful and fun! Thank you.
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from great tutorial A must for SUB 37 owners
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Great stuff! I can recommend the course to all new owners of the Sub37!
Date published: 2017-05-29
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from I LOVE MY GROOVE3 SUBSCRIPTION!!! Everything you would ask a friend who is an expert on your new Synth
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent! This is by far the best tutorial on the Moog 37 I;ve come across, Week done!
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Informative Video This video provided an excellent avenue to expand my knowledge of the capabilities of the Sub37. There are many behind the scenes capabilities that I've discovered through this video series.
Date published: 2016-10-02
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Thanks! Great video! It really makes using the Sub 37 easy.
Date published: 2016-08-31
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Not too shabby Very informative. I feel I can get around this beast now. Looking forward to more.
Date published: 2016-08-16
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Glad this exists Haven not finished watching but the videos so far are informative and detailed. Like going through the manual in video form.
Date published: 2016-08-13