- Published Oct 4, 2013 in Music 101
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Your synth has potential. But with great potential comes great option anxiety. Watch this video and you'll have it all figured out in no time.
Options are good. But with all the great synth options out there—and all the options that come with those options—you could be forgiven for freaking out, having a synth-related meltdown and never actually getting to the point of making music.
Today's episode takes a look at the basics of the almighty synth. Howie covers the various bits and pieces including the oscillator, filter, amplifier, amp and filter envelopes, low frequency oscillator (LFO), polyphony, portamento, mod wheel and pitch bend.