7 Subtractive Synthesis Tutorials

Roland Canada Product Specialist Jacob Watters shared this series of video tutorials that explore the basics of subtractive synthesis. The tutorials are created on the Roland System-1, but they are general enough to apply to most subtractive synths. The first video, above, looks at making string synth sound.

Artificial Noise Annouces New Batch Of LAB:1 Synthesizers

Artificial Noise‘s Neil Burnby let us know that they are producing a second run of the LAB:1 Synthesizer. The LAB:1 Synthesizer is a 100% analog, 6 oscillator experimental synthesizer. It features 3 audio oscillators (with Triangle, Sawtooth and Square waveforms), 3 low frequency oscillators (with Triangle and Square waveforms) and 1 voltage controlled low pass filter.

The Collidoscope Synthesizer – A Collaborative ‘Musical Microscope’

The Collidoscope, above, is a hardware synth prototype, created by researchers Ben Bengler & Fiore Martin, that is a ‘musical microscope’ for up to four people.  “Think of Collidoscope as a musical microscope that allows you to zoom into sounds and explore their beautiful peculiarities, and in the next moment, to play and perform your sonic discoveries like… Read More The Collidoscope Synthesizer – A Collaborative ‘Musical Microscope’