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...

Phase Distortion Synthesis

What is PD synthesis?   Phase distortion synthesis (also known as PD) is a form of synthesis originally developed by Casio company. They presented it for the first time in their CZ series of synthesizers. In the 1980`s Casio`s engineer Mark Fukuda invented this...

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...

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...