Plugin Boutique is offering instant free access to the Beginner's Guide to Synthesis video course from ProducerTech, usually priced at £19.99, with every purchase until March 3rd, 2019.
14 Easy Modules across 36 Videos
With its bite-size approach to teaching the art and science of synthesis, this course will guide you through every step at your own pace, helping you understand every concept before moving onto the next:
- Get your head around basic Oscillator Waveforms found in most synthesizers.
- Discover Waveform Tuning, Blending, Syncing and Unison techniques.
- Learn Serial and Parallel Routing to improve your sound.
- Shape your sound using Amplitude and Filter Envelope settings.
- Use LFO Modulation to animate your sounds and keep them interesting.
- Play your patches and spark creativity with Arpeggiators and Sequencers.
- Engage your synth's Effects Section to get professional, impressive results.
- Understand complex synth controls like Aftertouch, Keytracking and Portamento.
The Beginner's Guide to Synthesis course also illuminates common, specific bread-and-butter sounds and how to make them. These include Plucks, Old-School Mwarp Bass, Pad Sounds, Kick Drums and Sub Bass Drops. Where you take them next is up to you.
In the sample module below, get a taster of how to make a sweeping pad using Serum by Xfer Records: YouTube.com/watch?v=ti9e0dHsnCE