FM Basic Waveforms

FM Basic Waveforms
Let's build some simple Wave shapes to see what Frequency Modulation is all about. 
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FM Basics

FM Basics
The reface DX goes retro 80s to cutting edge modern at the flick of a switch...literally! Capacitive multi-touch control puts powerful FM synthesis under your fingertips.
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Synth Basics: The ORGAN: The Father of the Synthesizer

Programming is an art and a science. There is no shortage of scientific terminology and plenty of mathematics that can be involved. This series of articles is going to attempt to stay on the fun side of all that hard stuff, so that you can approach "programming" with the same intuitve spirit you approach playing your keyboard. We will relate any mathematics to things you most likely already "know" as a musician. And we'll have some fun along the way. Promise. 
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Synth Basics: All Squares are Pulse

In the previous installment we explored the Sawtooth waveform. This time we'll take a look at the other principal analog synth waveform family, the Pulse wave family.
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MOXF and Cubase Doubling Issue

MOXF and Cubase Doubling Issue
When working with a DAW software, like Cubase, a common issue is "Doubling". This quick guide will explain why it occurs and how you can avoid this issue. You'll discover it is not a "problem" so much as it is a choice you must make: "Dealing with Doubling"
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Synth Basics: Sound Experiments 1

Let's try some experiments with the Sawtooth Waveform. Believe it or not, the 6 example Voices in the included download are all built from the exact same Sawtooth Waveform we began looking at in the first part of this series. Working with Pitch EG, Filter EG and Amplitude EG you can completely reshape the resulting sound. We'll also learn a little bit about HOW we hear.    
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Synth Basics: Getting Started

Exploring the Basics of Synthesis: Building Blocks
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Triggering Loops with Velocity Range

Triggering Loops with Velocity Range
Stacking Audio Loops on a single KEY and using Velocity Range to trigger different results - download the example.
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Importing Audio Loops to a Drum Kit

Importing Audio Loops to a Drum Kit
Creating Loop Kits by loading directly to a Drum Kit Voice
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The Multi-Band Compressor

Multi-band Compressor
A Multi-band Compressor is a frequency dependent leveling amplifier that when applied can change the impact of your music overall, or can be applied to make your audio samples more "in-your-face".
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VCM Compressor 376

Workflow: Understanding the Tools _ The Compressor/Limiter: VCM Compressor 376
Settings on Compressor/Limiters are very much all about the current input signal. In other words, you cannot make the settings for Compressor/Limiters without listening to your current input source. There are several things that can improve your understanding and use of the Compressor/Limiter.
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Creating the Loop Kit Data

Creating the Loop Kit Data
Creating your own Audio Loops can be done by RESAMPLING data within the Integrated Sampling Sequencer. Resampling is the ability of the XF to record itself as audio. This installment will take you through the basics of the LOOP KIT Tutorial data was prepared.
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Working with Audio Loops in Drum Kits

Working with Audio Loops in Drum Kits
Using a Drum Kit Voice for Audio Loops
A Drum Kit Voice makes the perfect Voice to house audio clips, particularly, loops that you might want to assign to a SONG, PATTERN or PERFORMANCE. The reason is that you can place a different audio clip on each key and control it individually.
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Quick Setup MOXF Vocoder

Quick Setup MOXF Vocoder
MOXF Vocoder
The Vocoder requires you connect a dynamic microphone to the mono AD Input on the back panel, and setup for mic level signal. The Vocoder will apply your voice as a "modulator" for the synth sound. Pitch is determined by the key or keys you play.
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Loading the Motif XF Inspiration In a Flash Library to the MOXF6/MOXF8

Loading the Motif XF Inspiration In a Flash Library to the MOXF6/MOXF8
Loading the INSPIRATION IN A FLASH Library data from the Motif XF ALL data Files to a MOXF – the Library has been divided into three separate files, each containing one Bank of 128 new Voices. They have be separated so you can manage them more efficiently. This article will delve into some of the differences between the Motif XF and the MOXF that you must be aware of when importing data from a Motif XF ALL data File. Specifically, how to redirect the data from a Motif XF File where the Voices might be contained in the Motif XF's USER 4 Bank to one of the three available USER VOICE banks of the MOXF.
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Loading the Motif XF CS80 Library to the MOXF

Loading the Motif XF CS80 Library to the MOXF
This article will delve into the differences between the Motif XF and the MOXF. Specifically, how to redirect the data from a Motif XF File where the Voices are in the USER 4 Bank to one of the three USER VOICE banks of the MOXF. Peter Jung's CS80 Library is such a file.
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Loading the Motif XF Chick Corea Mark V to a MOXF

Loading the Motif XF Chick Corea  Mark V to a MOXF
Loading Chick Corea's Mark V Rhodes from a Motif XF ALL data File to a MOXF. This article will delve into the differences between the Motif XF and the MOXF. Specifically, how to redirect the data from a Motif XF File where the Voices are in the USER 4 Bank to one of the three USER VOICE banks of the MOXF.
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Guitar Arpeggio Study MOXF

Guitar Arpeggio Study MOXF
Arpeggio Study: In order to understand how the MOXF Arpeggios work, the best way to start is by learning how to take them apart. Here we will look at a Mega Voice and a Mega Voice Arpeggio phrase that is designed to take advantage of it.
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Physical Controllers and Destination Parameters MOXF

Physical Controllers and Destination Parameters MOXF
This is a MOXF tutorial designed to give you experience assigning controllers and assumes you are making the button pushes and listening to the results as it advances. By following the example setups, you will gain an insight into how the controllers work and how they can be assigned to your advantage.
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Guitar Arpeggio Study

Guitar Arpeggio Study
Arpeggio Study: In order to understand how the XF Arpeggios work, the best place to start is by learning how to take them apart. Here we will look at a Mega Voice Arpeggio and discover what makes it tick.
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