Synth 101 - Lesson 2: Types of Synthesis

What are the musical purposes of synthesis? What’s the difference between analog and digital? How do they work? We answer these questions -- and more -- in depth in this slide show. Click the link below to launch the tutorial.


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Not had an opportunity to experience the first lesson in the series - Synth 101 - Lesson 1: What is a Synthesizer? - check it out now. 

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Synth 101 - Lesson 1: What is a Synthesizer?

Synthesizers are enjoying their biggest wave of popularity since they first came onto the mainstream cultural radar in the 1970s and 1980s. Are you wondering what all the fuss is about? Check out the first of a new YamahaSynth series, "Synth 101." You'll learn what a synthesizer is, what makes them different from other kinds of electronic keyboards, different methods of synthesis, and how their various parts work together to let you dial in any sound that might be in your mind's ear. Click the link below to launch the tutorial.


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And when you are ready, the next lesson is now available - Synth 101 - Lesson 2: Types of Synthesizers.

Music Expo San Francisco 2016


Music Expo SF, in association with Sound on Sound, is the premier music conference in the San Francisco Bay Area for music makers. It's the only event of its kind and caliber in Northern California for artists, recording musicians, songwriters, music producers, audio engineers, DJs, students or anyone interested in the art of music making.

This years event will return to SAE Expression college in Emeryville on 12th November and will feature even more artist keynotes, even more masterclasses and even more product demos from the pros. Countless networking opportunities and another stellar Remix Contest will give attendees the chance to be heard by some of the most highly-esteemed in players in the industry. Check out the full program here.

Go where music makers go and secure your spot at Music Expo SF 2016 today.