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Europa Sound Design with Adam Fielding

Posted March 20, 2019, 12:51 p.m.

Europa is an infinitely powerful spectral wavetable synthesizer packed with over 500 professional-sounding patches. But sometimes a song calls for a truly one-of-a-kind sound. Making your own synth patches can be complicated, but Europa’s intuitive interface makes it easier than ever to make your own synth sounds.

In this synth patch tutorial, you’ll learn about synth sound design from Adam ...

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Sound Design Tutorial: How to Make a Fat Analog Bass Sound

Posted March 14, 2019, 10:22 a.m.

There are few things more satisfying than a fat bass synth, and Reason is full of go-to sounds to bring huge low-end to your mix. But for those who like to dive in and tweak some knobs in search of the perfect sound, it can be even more gratifying to design your own bass from the ground up. This sound ...

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Watch: DivKid's Complex-1 MEGA TUTORIAL

Posted Jan. 28, 2019, 12:30 p.m.

Want to know what Complex-1 is all about? Watch this MEGA TUTORIAL by DivKid and learn the basic concepts of modular synthesis (and beyond) and what Complex-1 can do for your music!

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Soft Synth Buyer’s Guide: Choosing the Right Synth Plugin for You

Posted Jan. 15, 2019, 10:03 a.m.

From the earliest electronic sound experiments to the digital revolution of the 1980s and beyond, synthesizers have had a hand in shaping popular music for decades. But today a new class of instruments rules the charts: soft synths. A soft synth is simply any synthesizer in software form (as opposed to a physical instrument), and they can produce sounds that ...

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Introducing Complex-1 Modular Synthesizer

Posted Dec. 18, 2018, 10:58 a.m.

2018 is almost over, but I'll be damned if we won't release just one more awesome Rack Extension. I'm happy and proud to introduce Complex-1 Modular Synthesizer!

It's no secret that some of us at Propellerhead have a fondness for modular. We've had CV and gate cables, the semi-modularity of Thor and the Combinator for a long time. Since then ...