Wayfarer Forges Sound S03E05 Title Screen
May 6, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S03E05 – Making Our PD Drum Machine a Multichannel Drum Machine

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterNow that we have perfected our single channel that can record, playback, load, and save samples, we need to duplicate it out so that we can have 8 drum tracks in our drum machine. This episode shows you how to do this in a couple of ways. There is […]

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April 30, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S03E04 – Adding Load & Save Functions and Error Checking

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterIn this week's episode, we see how we can add loading and saving functions to our drum machine. Ultimately, we want to be able to load in and save out samples, rename them, and store them generally in our samples folder. This will allow us to bring in samples […]

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April 29, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S03E03 – Improving Samples for Playback

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterThus far, the drum machine that we are making in PD can record samples, but the samples that are recorded are usually not up to snuff for sample playback in the drum machine. We will look at audio editing techniques to craft samples that sound good. There are also […]

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April 27, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S03E02 – Adding MIDI Capabilities to Our Drum Machine

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterIn this episode of Wayfarer Forges Sound, we add MIDI triggering to our first drum machine channel. This way, the user can use a MIDI controller to trigger sample playback. We will add the features that allow the user to set the channel and note for the drum channel […]

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April 22, 2021

Wayfarer Forges Sound S03E01 – Making a Drum Machine in Pure Data

Share this…FacebookLinkedinPinterestRedditTumblrTwitterWayfarer Forges Sound is starting a whole new adventure in the building of a drum machine in Pure Data. PD is a very flexible software with a wide-open potential for making apps for making music. In this first episode, Wayfarer show one how to make a simple sample recording […]

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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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