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+++ THIS +++ 24 minute YouTube video explains and demonstrates basic synthesizer controls at a beginner level. By the end of this lesson you'll feel way more confident understanding the main controls of any hardware or software synthesizer you get your hands on.

+++ HERE +++ is a link to the synthesizer basics reference pdf file.

+++ HERE +++ is a link to download a zip file of all the pdf reference guides available at the site.


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This is the best introduction to synth building that I have ever seen.

Thanx for sharing.


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Excellent Jim! Thanks for posting.

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Impressive video. Learnt more than I've ever known, which is kind of sad given I bought a Casio CZ101 many years ago! Long since lost in the mists of time.


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Correct me if I'm wrong but I think he explained the Attack and Decay part of the ADSR backwards. (Approx 15:56 in the time line.) I believe the Decay is how long it takes to drop down to the Sustained level before the Release. He says it correctly further on in the video.
Over all great tutorial. I don't play keys but I do use hardware and software synth a bit.


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Yeah Tobias I think he misspoke but the screen was correct and he said the information correctly later on.


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