The Basics of Modular Synthesis

This video captures an introduction to the basics of modular synthesis, by Ian Taylor. Taylor demonstrates the basics of synthesis using a rare Digisound 80 modular synthesizer. Many of the Digisound module designs were published as DIY projects in British electronics magazines in the 1980’s. 

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.