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SUBSTANCE Explained®

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10 Videos | Length: 52min 30sec
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  • Presets & Main Page 3:47

    Presets & Main Page

    Learn to work with the Preset Page and how to use the Main Page controls to alter the sound sources and volume of each of the three layers that make up a sound.

  • The Edit Page 5:02

    The Edit Page

    Explore ways to manipulate each layer’s amp envelope, panning, tuning, sample start, mono/legato modes, and glide time.

  • The EQ Page 2:48

    The EQ Page

    See how to browse the different categories of sound sources, and work with the EQ page on a newly initialized single layer sound.

  • The Filter Page 6:00

    The Filter Page

    Explore the different per layer filter types, the filter envelopes, and the global filter section.

  • The FX Page 5:01

    The FX Page

    Discover the array of effects available for the per layer sound sources, as well as globally for the entire instrument.

  • Modulation with LFOs 6:32

    Modulation with LFOs

    See how cyclical waveform shapes are used to modulate the values of various parameters in the Substance interface.

  • Step Sequencer Modulation 3:23

    Step Sequencer Modulation

    Discover how step sequencer patterns are used and customized as a modulation source to modulate per layer parameters and global sends.

  • Flux Modulation 4:04

    Flux Modulation

    Hear how this is used as a secondary modulation source that modulates the modulation!

  • The Arpeggiator 7:06

    The Arpeggiator

    Learn how to use the arpeggiator to generate additional notes based on velocity patterns and note order, and explore it’s sonic possibilities when combined with modulation and FX.

  • Working with the Macro Sliders 8:47

    Working with the Macro Sliders

    See how multiple parameters are assigned to the macro sliders, and how the range for each targeted parameter is modified.

Product Overview


Output has done it again! This time they’ve created the ultimate bass synth machine for your DAW, and Eli Krantzberg buckles up his miners helmet and take you deep into this low frequency beast.

Eli covers it all from in-depth overviews, to comprehensive explanations of loading and saving presets, using the Edit Page, EQ Page, Filter Page, and FX pages for total sonic control of your low end.

You also explore Modulation with LFOs, Step Sequence Modulation, Flux Modulation, creating cool parts with the built-in Arpeggiator, working with Macro Sliders and more!

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you’re ready to take your productions down low, watch “SUBSTANCE Explained” today!


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