Waldorf XTk - Favorite Progamming Techniques

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Waldorf XTk - Favorite Progamming Techniques

Post by mikewelch7 » Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:15 pm

Just picked up a Waldorf Microwave XTk over the weekend. This is the first synth I've ever owned, sold, and reacquired. First time was early in my days using synths and I bought the rack unit based on reputation. At that time, I had a very limited understanding of programming and had no idea how to properly work with it. I sold the rack, but always had a desire to return to the synth once I better understood how to shape sound.

This time, two years in to learning principals of subtractive synthesis, I'm amazed by what this instrument can achieve. The filters are indeed a marvel of design. They are among the best I've heard and I consider them on par with the Curtis filter units I've owned.

Of course, I'm reading all of the programming guides available on the Internet including the 'Cookbook.'

Does anyone on this site have a favorite programming / modulation routing technique?
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