Last year, we covered a KickStarter project for Syntorial – an app designed to interactively teach you about synthesis.
The Bob Moog Foundation has released a new series of posters that explain the fundamentals of synthesis.
This set of seven 11″x17″ posters covers these topics:
The Fundamentals of Synthesis posters are available individually, or as a set for US $25.
Moog Music has a new video out today on The Moog Ladder Filter, the patent for which Bob Moog is being inducted into the National Inventors’ Hall of Fame.
Rick Shaich, Moog Hardware Engineer, narrates the video and explains the Ladder Filter’s important distinction of being “voltage controllable… It’s really the heart of subtractive synthesis, which is ‘The Moog Sound.’”
It’s a great explanation of what a Ladder Filter is/does, and the role it has played in modern music.
The Bob Moog Foundation – a non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of Bob Moog’s legacy – has shared a great series of videos looking at the foundations of synthesis. Continue reading
Developer Taylor Holliday has released an update to Audulus, his modular synth for the iPad.
The key feature of this update is the ability to modulate knobs, demonstrated with an LFO in the video above. In effect, this lets you modulate just about anything. Continue reading