Synth 101 – P.1 : what is an oscillator?

Synth 101 – P.1 : what is an oscillator?

When starting in synthesis is can be difficult to ready understand the meaning of each part found in your synth. It doesn’t matter if the synth is real analogue, digital or a VST soft synth, the synthesis concepts all start from the same basics. In this series...
Is Subpac actually any good? It’s a secret weapon!

Is Subpac actually any good? It’s a secret weapon!

Subpac is a physical apparatus that provides a physical audio experience not unlike going to a show or a club. You feel the bass! How good is it. Can it replace a sub in a home studio and give the definition needed for critical listening? Let see in the video....
Get the most out of the Novation Peak synth

Get the most out of the Novation Peak synth

Novation is always coming up with cool and interesting approach to traditionnal synth. They have now the PEAK, an 8 voices polyphonic desktop module that uses NCOs. What are Numerically Controlled Oscillators? Announcing the PEAK as having ” Digital where it...
TR-8 song mode : reality or myth?

TR-8 song mode : reality or myth?

There is a word going around about the TR-8 having a song mode…. In my video “Hidden features of the TR-8” I talk about a lot of hidden features of the TR-8 and nowhere do I come close to talking about a song mode. Since it came out, Roland released...