Go forth and SYNTH! Here’s a handful of our favorite digital emulators of soft synths and drum machines to get that true ’80s retro sound!
Tag: soft synths
In this video lesson, courtesy of Soundfly’s Advanced Synths & Patch Design course, we rebuild The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” synth lead.
There are tons of free plugins out there promising big sonic lifts for your tracks, but are they worth it? Read our 10 faves for Ableton Live.
Bands tend to…break things. So given price and durability need to be factored into performing, here are the best synths for live shows.
Soundfly’s resident synth expert tackles a patch rebuild from Depeche Mode’s classic new wave archive using the soft wavetable synth Serum.
We picked out our favorite preset packs to use with Massive when making synth sounds for cinematic film scores or bassy trap and EDM. Check it out.
In this brand new video from Soundfly, we explore the history of synthesized sound from the 19th century to the present, with many stops in between.
In Soundfly’s newest course, Advanced Synths & Patch Design, you’ll learn how to move beyond presets and create a wide array of scintillating synth sounds.
Logic Pro offers some of the best-sounding and most customizable synths right out of the box, here’s how to adjust their default settings to your liking!
Boards of Canada’s classic sound is the result of some pretty rare vintage synths and hardware, but we can come close with digital options like these.