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Pendulate Tutorial

Pendulate Explained®

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5 Videos | Length: 28min 11sec
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    Overview of the Pendulate Interface

    Learn about the chaotic oscillator architecture used in Pendulate, and see how the interface is laid out.

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    The Chaotic Generator

    See how the chaos parameters, along with some simple modulation, in the Double Pendulum section of the interface interact with the keyed notes.

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    The Wavefolder

    Watch how these wave shaping distortion controls are used to generate and add complex harmonics to the chaos generator interacting with the triggered sine wave. Global section controls and modulation are used to add character and movement to the sound. See how!

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    Low Pass Gate

    Explore the filter controls and hear how the Resonance and Poles values interact, as well as how mod wheel control is added to enhance the complexity of a simple bass patch.

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    Envelopes & More

    Learn about the different envelope and global sources available for modulation routings.

Product Overview


What's better than a free virtual synthesizer? Free video tutorials for it! Eli Krantzberg and Groove3 are proud to present FREE Pendulate video tutorials. Learn all about this new free chaotic monosynth from Eventide and Newfangled Audio, that uses a brand new double-pendulum-oscillator to create previously unheard sounds. These free videos are designed for new Pendulate users.

Eli welcomes you and starts off with an explanation of the chaotic oscillator architecture used in Pendulate, and how the interface is laid out. He then shows how the chaos parameters, along with some simple modulation, in the Double Pendulum section of the interface interact with the keyed notes, making for out of this world sounds and sonic colors.

Next, you'll see how these wave shaping distortion controls are used to generate and add complex harmonics to the chaos generator interacting with the triggered sine wave, including how the global section controls and modulation are used to add character and movement to the sound.

Wrapping it up, Eli explains and explores the filter controls and how the Resonance and Poles values interact, as well as how mod wheel control can be added to further enhance the complexity of a simple bass patch and more.

NOTE: If you upgrade to the full polysynth version of Pendulate, Generate, and want to learn it right from the start, see Eli's in-depth video tutorials for Generate here.

To see what these free Pendulate tutorials show you, and how they'll help you get your mind around this exciting new synth, see the individual Pendulate video tutorial descriptions on this page. See what adding a little chaos into your life can do for your synth sounds... Watch “Pendulate Explained®” today.


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Pendulate Explained® is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from good introduction good introduction into synthesis techniques on this instrument
Date published: 2020-09-28
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