Techno Chord Sound Tutorial

Techno Chord Sound Tutorial

INTRODUCTION   Techno is a genre that emerged during the past decades as a part of a growing electronic music scene. Well known for its repetitiveness and strong accent on the rhythm, it quickly captured the attention of a worldwide audience. We could say that...
Enrich Your Mix With a Huge Pad Sound

Enrich Your Mix With a Huge Pad Sound

  The word “Pad” can refer to many things in the studio. From pads on your midi controller to drum machine buttons. It is a fact that the synthesizer Pad Sound had been a necessary element of various music genres since the birth of synthesizers 4+ decades ago....
Discover FM Synthesis Today

Discover FM Synthesis Today

An Introduction to FM Synthesis   Frequency Modulation synthesis (FM synthesis) is a method for sound creation that generates very complex and unique timbres containing many spectral components. As a matter of fact, the first FM algorithm was invented by John...
Making Synth Stabs

Making Synth Stabs

INTRODUCTION   Here is a neat patch that is very simple but fine-tuned. Good quality patches are usually so because their parameter settings were dialed to “sweet-spots” by a trained ear rather than set to coarse values that seem to work in a similar...
Friendly Stereo Sub

Friendly Stereo Sub

  As most sub-bases are mono, there is a shortage of tips & techniques for creating stereo sub-basses. Therefore, here I will walk you through how I made a patch in FM8 and why I chose the settings I did. It is meant to be used in a booming Hip Hop or Pop...
Methodical Sound Synthesis

Methodical Sound Synthesis

  Most techniques that are used to synthesize sound are based around the source and modify concept. To illustrate my point, one element produces the sound source while another element changes it over time. This concept is more obvious in simpler, commercially...