Basic overview of the interface and layout of Operator and what functions it provides.
Learn the fundamentals of what creates sound and pitch and how that relates to recreating sound, synthetically. This will help you to understand what Operator was designed to do.
Learn how harmonics give a sound its character.
Dive in deeper and learn how to manipulate and sculpt waveforms, harmonics and partials to create the sounds you want.
Get an overview of the process of removing content from a sound to create a different sound, using, filters, envelopes, LFO’s, etc…
Get an overview of how FM Synthesis works and how you can begin to utilize it in your sound design with Operator.
Get a thorough introduction into putting FM synthesis into practice with Operator.
Envelopes are vital to sculpting and creating your sounds. Basically they effect a parameter or value over time. Operator provides many different ways to utilize envelopes.
Get a detailed introduction into the various filters of Operator and how you can use them.
Learn how to use filter envelopes to further sculpt your sound.
Learn exactly what a Low Frequency Oscillator is and how you use it to modulate and affect various parameters within Operator.
Learn how you can use Pitch parameters like the envelope, spread and transpose to further tweak your sounds in Operator.
Learn how using repeating envelopes can create really unique sounds and even begin to sound like a new oscillator altogether.
Learn how to use velocity, or the hardness at which notes are triggered, to modulate or change your sounds.
Key tracking allows you to cause different notes to modulate, affect and sculpt your sounds.
This is where you control parameters that affect all of Operator.
Get an overview of what aliasing is and why you have some features that control it in Operator.
Get an overview of what phase is and how it plays such a vital role in sound design and programming within Operator.
Quick tip on the use of AMS files.
Learn how to access some handy options within the envelope section.
Get an overview of how clip envelopes and automation within your Live tracks can be used in conjunction with Operator.
Presented by Ableton Certified Trainer Craig McCullough, this series of tutorials not only teaches you everything you need to know to take total control of the Operator synth within Ableton Live, you'll also learn the fundamentals of synthesis too!
Craig takes you on a epic journey teaching you the core concepts of synthesis and sound design such as the basics of pitch and sound, waveforms, harmonics and much more. He then dives into Operator's envelopes, filters, LFO and other common synth controls for a complete understanding of synthesis that you can apply to any virtual or hardware based synth.
If you want to take full advantage of all the advanced features and functions that Operator offers and or learn the core concepts of synthesis that you can apply to other synths, look no further. Checkout "Synthesis with Operator" today.
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