September 16, 2014 – 10:05 am | No Comment

Audiofanzine put the Waldorf Streichfett digital synthesizer to the test. Released earlier this year, the small box is designed to replicate the sound of vintage string machines.
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Understanding MIDI Modes and Messages
January 21, 2015 – 1:52 pm | No Comment

The second part of our Synthesis section dedicated to MIDI explains how MIDI devices to communicate between them (Control Change, Program Change, SysEx, Velocity, Pitch Bend…).
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Introduction to the MIDI standard
January 14, 2015 – 1:41 pm | No Comment

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Now that we’ve seen the fundamentals in sound synthesis, let’s see what the MIDI standard is all about in our 11th installment of this series.
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Polyphony, Paraphony and Multitimbrality
January 9, 2015 – 2:41 pm | No Comment

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Happy new year with a new installment in our Sound Synthesis understanding series. In this 10th episode, we’ll explain the difference between polyphony, paraphony and multitimbrality so that you will never get confused when meeting …

A Mono/Poly Game
November 4, 2014 – 10:52 am | No Comment

The 9th installment in our Synthesis series for beginners explains the concept of monophonic and polyphonic sounds.
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Send It in an Envelope
October 24, 2014 – 4:26 am | No Comment

The 8th article of our Synthesis series is all about envelopes, one of the many useful features to create and modulate sounds on your synthesizer.
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Filter it Out!
October 16, 2014 – 9:18 am | No Comment

In the seventh part of our Synthesis series, you’ll learn everything about filters: hi-pass, low-pass, band-pass, notch won’t be a mysterious feature on your synths anymore.
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Swing It!
October 7, 2014 – 11:18 am | No Comment

VCO, DCO, LFO, the sixth episode of the Audiofanzine Synthesis Series explains all these weird, yet unavoidable acronyms.
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Make Some Noise!
October 1, 2014 – 11:00 am | No Comment

From wave to noise, Audiofanzine takes this new step in the fifth article of our Synthesis series.
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In Search of the Perfect Wave
September 25, 2014 – 10:57 am | No Comment

Fourth episode of our series of educational articles about Synthesis. Today we’ll look into the main waveforms that are usually adopted as the basic ingredients of any respectable sound “lab.”
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What’s the Frequency?
September 17, 2014 – 6:08 am | No Comment

The third episode in our Synthesis Series explains everything related to the frequency, its highs and lows.
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Wave’s Anatomy
September 11, 2014 – 10:02 am | No Comment

The second article in our Sound Synthesis series is all about waves: from the simple sine to the complex ones, you’ll know everything about their properties and how to use them, with graphic illustrations.
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