Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E08
April 14, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E08 – Making a Robotic Growling Lead Sound

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterIn this episode, Wayfarer uses Thor from Reason to make a robotic growling lead sound. This sound uses three oscillators, a low pass filter, a formant filter, two LFO’s, and two envelopes beside the amplitude envelope. Some delay helps to round off the sound. See more of Wayfarer’s Tutorial […]

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Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E07
April 14, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E07 – Using Thor in Reason

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterThor is a very powerful synthesizer in Reason that has 3 main VCOs, 2 filter sections, 3 LFOs, an amplitude shaper, delay, chorus, and a step sequencer. The variety of oscillator types and filter types is also quite extensive. In this episode, Wayfarer gives one a tour of Thor […]

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Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E06
April 14, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E06 – Learning subtractive Synthesis with SubTractor

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterSubtractive synthesis is probably the most common approach to synthesis and is used by many virtual instrument plugins and hardware synthesizers alike. This video teaches you the basic of subtractive synthesis using SubTractor from Reason. It is a great synthesizer to learn from, and these concepts can be applied […]

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Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E05
April 14, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E05 – Pitched Instrument Sampling in Reason witht he NN-XT Advanced Sampler

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterIn this episode, Wayfarer shows how to approach sampling pitched instruments. He demonstrates this by sampling a wood pipe pan flute and assigning the samples to zones in the NN-XT Advanced Sampler in Reason. See more of Wayfarer’s Tutorial Streams

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April 14, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E04 – Using a Drum Sample Sequencer Like ReDrum

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwittern this episode, we take the drum samples that we made in the previous episode and use them in a drum pattern player that has a step sequencer. While many drum sequencers are very similar, we are going to use ReDrum from Reason because it resembles many of the […]

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April 14, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E03 – Recording Beat Box Percussion Samples

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterWayfarer gets into recording drum samples the old fashioned way, using the voice. In this episode we will see how to make voice drum samples and use processing techniques to make them sound better and work as drum samples. This episode uses both Audacity and Audition to make the […]

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February 28, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E02 – Using a Step Sequencer to Control Synthesizers

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterIn this episode, we will use the free Eurorack modeling software, VCV Rack to learn about step sequencers and how they can be used to control all sorts of parameters and effects in synthesis. This episode also demonstrates a lot of the common ways step sequencers are used to […]

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Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E01
February 20, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S02E01 – VCV Rack the Virtual Eurorrack Modeling Software

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterThis second season of Wayfarer Forges Sound begins with an overview on Eurorack modular synthesis utilizing the virtual Eurorack modeling software, VCV Rack. VCV Rack is a free download and provides so many modules for free that one can build all sorts of synthesizers and integrated machines. This video […]

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Wayfarer Forges Sound S01E12
February 20, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S01E12 – Adding a Low Pass Filter to our Synthesizer

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterIn this episode, we add a low pass filter to our synthesizer and use the modulation wheel to control its level in the mix of the sound. We also learn how to apply resonance and adjust the cut off frequency. See more of Wayfarer’s Tutorial Streams

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Wayfarer Forges Sound S01E11
February 19, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S01E11 – Making a Second Oscillator

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterIn this episode, we continue our build of a simple software synthesizer by adding a second oscillator. Synthesizers frequently have 2 or more VCOs as part of their design in order to thicken the sound and to mix together different waveform types. We will see how to divide up […]

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