Bowed String Instruments: Violin

The violin is a mechanically simple but acoustically complex instrument. Interestingly, it was not progressively developed and improved over time, but suddenly appeared around 1550, in its current form. The two oldest violin-makers in history were from northern Italy:...
Get an Awesome Sounding Guitar Sound

Get an Awesome Sounding Guitar Sound

In recent times, virtual instruments are getting extremely close to the authentic sound of an electric guitar. Various companies spend hours and hours on recording and capturing the characteristics of electric guitars, and they transfer this to the software realm....

Woofer Speakers

Woofer speakers   Woofer speakers are specially designed to handle low and low-mid frequencies of the audio specter. They are also known as “bass speakers”. In most cases, their frequency range is set between 40 Hz and 500 Hz.  The word “Woofer” comes from the...

Sample-Based Synthesis

Synthesize Using Samplers   Sample-based synthesis is a form of audio synthesis that mainly involves use of samplers, either hardware or software. The main difference between this form of audio synthesis and the others is that it uses sampled sounds or...

Linear Arithmetic (LA) Synthesis

What is Linear Arithmetic Synthesis?   L.A. synthesis is a form of audio synthesis born in the late 1980`s. To be precise the first synthesizer that offered this new and unique form of synthesis was Roland`s D-50. The theory behind it rests upon the idea that the...