Synthesizer Basics (6:36)
Retro Synth Basics (3:54)
Waveform Types (2:00)
Analog Oscillator Section (5:37)
Sync Oscillator Section (4:33)
Wavetable Oscillator Section (6:07)
FM Oscillator Section (4:48)
Other Wave Shaping Controls (3:44)
Filter Types (6:45)
Filter Modulation (6:46)
The AMP & Effects Sections (2:55)
LFO Section (6:02)
Global Controls (7:37)
Working with Noise (2:33)
Putting Retro Synth to Work (9:21)
Bonus Video from Doug Zangar: Retro Synth Band (7:53)
Are you ready to learn how to use Logic Pro X's Retro Synth? If so, this collection of power packed video turorials by Apple Logic Certified Pro Eli Krantzberg will take you back to the future and turn you into a Retro Synth power user.
Eli kicks the series off with a quick introduction before getting down to business with this new powerful synth built into Logic Pro X. A few tutorials are then dedicated to getting you up to speed on the basics and the various waveform types found in Retro Synth. Eli then takes a detailed look at the four oscillator sections including Analog, Sync, Wavetable and FM, and looks deep into the Filter Section.
Moving on, Eli explores and examines the various filter types as well as filter modulation, and then takes you on a a tour of the the AMP and Effects sections and how they're used. The Glide and Autobend functions are then revealed, and Eli shows ways to use both to create interesting and complex sounds. After taking an in-depth look at the LFO Section, Eli explores Envelopes, the Global Controls and working with the noise based waveform shape.
Finally, Eli puts Retro Synth to work, showing how versatile Retro Synth is by putting together a short peice of music comprised solely of Retro Synth instances. The final video in this series is a bonus tutorial from guest trainer Doug Zangar, who shows how Retro Synth can be used with a drum track to create an instant band, as well as some tips on how to use MIDI Draw to generate dynamic movement.
Retro Synth is a powerful sonic weapon to have in your production arsenal. Let Eli help you master it... Watch "Retro Synth Explained" today!
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Submitted 10 months ago
Good insight, explanation and demonstration
I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Logic Pro
Submitted 2 years ago
Another well presented tutorial from Eli
Overwhelmed by all the instruments in LPX? Not to worry. Groove 3 gots you covered. This tutorial goes over the Retro Synth Instrument that ships with LPX. Eli does a great job in describing and showing how all the knobs and filters interact with each other to produce a sound. He also touches bases on Basic Synth Principles; great for the beginner in sound design.
I am a: Beginner, Producer, Audio Engineer, Musician, Sound Designer, Hobbyist, Student
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