The Oscillators (10:08)
Unison & Play Modes (7:22)
The Filters (7:27)
The FX Section (10:35)
The Master Out Section (4:15)
The Envelopes (6:32)
The LFOs (6:35)
The Stepper (5:50)
The Modulation Matrix (5:22)
The Arpeggiator (12:02)
Sound Design Pt. 1 - Percussive Hits & Plucks (11:08)
Sound Design Pt. 2 - Bass (8:52)
Sound Design Pt. 3 - Pads & Dubby Chords (10:45)
Sound Design Pt. 4 - Leads (3:25)
Sound Design Pt. 5 - Drums & FX (9:17)
Laurence Holcombe is back and this time breaks down the incredible virtual synth Spire by Reveal Sound from beginning to end. This synth is truly amazing sounding and disproves any ideas that software synths don't have the "big, fat sound" that hardware synths do. Follow along with Larry and see and hear for yourself!
Laurence begins with a detailed introduction to the powerhouse synth and its GUI, followed by how to Choose and Save Presets and Banks. Next, you'll learn all about Spire's Oscillators, Unison and Play Modes, The Filters (including how to make a 303 type sound) and more.
The FX section is up next and Larry covers everything including the Shaper, Phaser, Vowel Filter, Chorus, Flanger, Delay and Reverb. Moving on, the Master Out Section is revealed where you can tame your signal using Multi-Band Compression and High and Low Pass Filer EQs. Envelopes and LFOs are then shown followed by The Stepper which allows you to create intricate patterns and sound design.
The Modulation Matrix is then explained which allows you to set parameters to control and effect or parameters for endless sonic sculpting. Larry now introduces you to the awesome Arpeggiator and finally wraps up the series with 5 separate videos on designing Percussive Hits & Plucks, Basses, Pads and Dubby Chords, Leads, Drums & FX!
If you use Reveal Sound's Spire software synth, your lucky! Now you can get lucky again with in-depth tutorials showing you how to get the most from your stellar synth... "Get Spire Explained" today!
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Submitted 8 months ago
Just great, very good information and teaching skills, thank you !!!
Submitted 2 years ago
Great video series and Synth
This series were very helpful to understand how spire works, and I think it really showcases the power of this synth!
I am a: Producer, Hobbyist
Submitted 2 years ago
Goes over all the parameters of the VST in a quick yet very understandable way for a beginner.
I am a: Beginner, Producer, Beat Maker, Student
Submitted 2 years ago
Thanks Groove3 and Laurence for make such a beautiful and well made tutorial, showing plenty of the potential of this powerful synth!, congratulations and keep on the good work!
I am a: Producer, Musician
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