Tag: demystifying synths

Articles about synthesizers/soft synths, referencing any of the courses in the course series “Demystifying Synths”

  • How to Create the Unmistakable Keyboard Sound in “Everything in Its Right Place”

    How to Create the Unmistakable Keyboard Sound in “Everything in Its Right Place”

    Today we’re going to learn how to emulate that classic warm keyboard sound that starts Radiohead’s “Everything in Its Right Place” in just a couple of steps. A couple of notes: First, we’ll be working in the newly released version of Helm V0.6.1, an impressively powerful free digital synth plugin. Download the free version here to follow along,…

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  • So You Think You Can Dance Buildup?

    So You Think You Can Dance Buildup?

    So, you think you know EDM. You’ve been listening to all the latest players in the electronic music world, and you think you know what they’re all about — the unique, infinitesimal nuances of sub-genre that distinguish one from another. What you may not know is that all of these artists in almost all forms of…

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  • 5 Free Synth Plugins to Help You Hone Your Synth Sound

    5 Free Synth Plugins to Help You Hone Your Synth Sound

    + Learning to record and mix at home? Check out Soundfly’s acclaimed online courses on mixing, production, and beat making — Subscribe for unlimited access. So, you’ve made the resolution to dive deeper into your productions. You want to move away from the stock offerings in your DAW and experiment more to arrive at new sounds and…

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  • 10 Things Sun Ra Can Teach Us About Band Leadership

    “He widely claimed (and legitimately believed) he was born on Saturn and was 5,000 years old.”

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