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Literature on synthesis

Pidcin

Literature on synthesis
« on: October 08, 2017, 11:00:00 AM »
Hey,

Does anyone have any suggestions for books and literature on synthesis ?

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Re: Literature on synthesis
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2017, 12:22:40 PM »
Hey,

Does anyone have any suggestions for books and literature on synthesis ?
I enjoyed reading "Power Tools for Synthesizer Programming"  by Jim T. Aikin a lot (https://www.amazon.com/Power-Tools-Synthesizer-Programming-Reference/dp/0879307730). I occasionally still browse through it as it has lots of nice modulation and patching suggestions.

There is of course also the amazing Sound on Sound archive at https://web.archive.org/web/20160403115835/http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/allsynthsecrets.htm (scroll all the way down to find the start of the series).
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Re: Literature on synthesis
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2017, 01:01:17 AM »
Have a look here: https://rhordijk.home.xs4all.nl/G2Pages/

Loads of info from a guy I know Rob who is a master. It uses the Nord G2 and you can download a G2 emulator/demo to work through it all here: http://www.nordkeyboards.com/downloads/legacy/nord-modular-g2

Pidcin

Re: Literature on synthesis
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2018, 03:27:58 PM »
Hey,

Does anyone have any suggestions for books and literature on synthesis ?
I enjoyed reading "Power Tools for Synthesizer Programming"  by Jim T. Aikin a lot (https://www.amazon.com/Power-Tools-Synthesizer-Programming-Reference/dp/0879307730). I occasionally still browse through it as it has lots of nice modulation and patching suggestions.

There is of course also the amazing Sound on Sound archive at https://web.archive.org/web/20160403115835/http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/allsynthsecrets.htm (scroll all the way down to find the start of the series).

Thank you kindly for these resources


Pidcin

Re: Literature on synthesis
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2018, 03:28:32 PM »
Have a look here: https://rhordijk.home.xs4all.nl/G2Pages/

Loads of info from a guy I know Rob who is a master. It uses the Nord G2 and you can download a G2 emulator/demo to work through it all here: http://www.nordkeyboards.com/downloads/legacy/nord-modular-g2

And you!