Sub37 Tutorial

Moog Sub37 Explained®

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18 Videos | Length: 2hr 33min 44sec
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  • Introduction 0:39


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

  • Preset Management 5:33

    Preset Management

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

  • Global Menu 9:11

    Global Menu

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

  • Oscillators 9:57


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

  • Envelopes 12:53


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

  • Filter & Mixer 9:37

    Filter & Mixer

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

  • Mod Bus Pt. 1 16:38

    Mod Bus Pt. 1

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

  • Mod Bus Pt. 2 7:54

    Mod Bus Pt. 2

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

  • Glide 6:46


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

  • Arpeggiator 9:21


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

  • Sequencer (Editor) 11:46

    Sequencer (Editor)

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

  • Sequencer Basics (Hardware) 8:20

    Sequencer Basics (Hardware)

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

  • Sequencer Duo Mode 4:16

    Sequencer Duo Mode

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

  • Sequencer Step Edit 14:53

    Sequencer Step Edit

    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.

  • Designing Bass 8:03

    Designing Bass

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

  • Designing Leads 9:01

    Designing Leads

    Learn the basic process of building lead sounds.

  • Designing FX 4:32

    Designing FX

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

  • Designing Plucks 4:24

    Designing Plucks

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

Product Overview

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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