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How to programm a synth!(?)

Post by Tablets » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:02 am

Hi,I'm thinking to buy a synth programming book or download a file in pdf or word format..Does anyone has to suggest something?I think this topic will be help a lot of people...Thanks!

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Post by Big Gnome » Wed Mar 12, 2008 1:31 pm

For the studious: http://www.soundonsound.com/search?url= ... Subject=12

Of course, a read though most synths' manuals ought to give you a basic understanding of how the components work together to produce a sound.
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Post by Stab Frenzy » Thu Mar 13, 2008 1:49 am

I'd also recommend Anu Kirk's guide to programing the Evolver and the Access 'programming analogue synths' guide. Even though they're written with one particular synth in mind they cover a lot of stuff that can be used for pretty much any synth.

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Post by BluMunk » Thu Mar 13, 2008 4:39 am

Ditto on that. It's a great intro that, while it might not give you tons of hot tips on how to make that particular sound you want, it does explain very clearly the different elements of subtractive synthesis, and how they interact with each other.

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Post by Huppo » Thu Mar 13, 2008 3:39 pm

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Post by Yoozer » Thu Mar 13, 2008 6:58 pm

Better link: http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/allsynthsecrets.htm ;)

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Post by Hossinfeffa » Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:59 pm



Bit of a price difference, eh?
Well fffff.

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Post by OriginalJambo » Thu Mar 13, 2008 10:10 pm

Hossinfeffa wrote:http://www.amazon.com/Quick-Guide-Analo ... 209&sr=8-1

Bit of a price difference, eh?
Wow!

I just checked my Amazon UK records - I bought it new in 2005 for $10. Must be really rare over in the states.

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Post by polishbroadcast » Sun Apr 06, 2008 9:12 am

I have been hosting these for awhile:

SoundForum Analog Synth Tutorials
http://www.audiomods.org/

They are how i learned. On that page is a downloadable synth which allows you to actually see the waveforms and adjust parameters along with the tutorial. Really good stuff. There are 5 short tutorials for beginners.

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