Reader Michael Dennis Raleigh put together these demo/tutorial videos for the Radikal Technologies Spectralis synthesizer.
“I’m a big fan of Synthtopia, been reading your articles for a while,” notes Raleigh. “I created some tutorials and some music using it and thought other synth-heads might enjoy something different!”
Check it out:
In this video, I used only one oscillator (out of 4), one bass drum sample, one snare sample, and some filterbank sequencerlines. All of this could be easily done using the Spectralis mk1, as well as the mk2.
Need to create the drum sound? Follow the instructions at the website below, and route sound to the MM filter (instead of bypassing filters):
I did not add any compressors, filters, or modify the sound in any way. The sum out was used and went directly into my soundcard, and into garageband. The final mix was done using iMovie. The camera used was the GR-HD1, in HD.
In this video, he looks at beatmaking and filter routing:
He has more Spectralis videos on his YouTube channel.