In this video, composer & synthesist Sarah Belle Reid offers an in-depth overview and demo of the Make Noise Strega, a new semi-modular synthesizer, designed in collaboration with synthesist Alessandro Cortini.
Reid does a walkthrough of the STREGA and creates a piece of music that uses the semi-modular synth in every single track, alongside voice and brass.
0:45? What is STREGA?
3:27? How Does STREGA Work?
4:41? STREGA Walkthrough
12:50? Patch One: Bridges & Gateways
16:07? Patch Two: Gestural Chaos
19:26? Patch Three: Melody
22:16? Interlude: Thoughts on Getting to Know STREGA
27:35? Patch Four: STREGA & Max/MSP
30:17? Patch Five: Processing External Sounds
36:25? Track Preview: “MASS”
Reid has shared patch notes and diagrams for 10 Strega patches, ranging from drone-based to gestural and chaotic, via her Patreon site.
via Ryan Gaston