Wavetable Synthesis

Wavetable Synthesis history   Before the birth of the wavetable synthesis, analog oscillators were mostly able to offer 4 basic oscillator wave-forms. However, in the second part of the 1970`s, Wolfgang Palm of today’s famous Waldorf music company based in...
How to Make Chill Grooves in 6 Easy Steps

How to Make Chill Grooves in 6 Easy Steps

Creating an atmospheric and relaxing chill groove can be more complicated than it seems. The first thing that probably comes to mind is pads and reverb. It is easy to layer pads and drown them in effects, but this can blur the harmony and does not sound very tasteful...
8 Steps to Creating Sweet Cymbal Swells

8 Steps to Creating Sweet Cymbal Swells

Nothing will intensify the climax of your song like an epic, sweeping cymbal – followed by an explosion of energy, projected into space. This cliche is evident in so many house, club, dance, and EDM productions. Therefore, it is nearly a standard. Basically,...

Granular Synthesis

What Is Granular Synthesis?   In short, granular synthesis is a form of synthesis which brakes a sound into tiny particles ( grains ) and further reorganizes and redistributes them, in order to create a new sound. Undoubtedly, it is a powerful method of sound...

Subtractive Synthesis

Subtractive synthesis is one of the oldest types of synthesis introduced with the birth of analog (modular) synthesizers back in 1960`s and 1970`s. That’s the reason why this type of synthesis is often called “analog“. For instance, most of analog synthesizers...