It may be that to you a modular music synthesizer looks confusing. Someone playing a modular synth looks more like a 1940s telephone operator moving in slow-motion than a musician making chill tunes. If you dig the sound of modular synths, or you’re just curious, Jonathan Foote is here to tell you what it’s all about. Here’s more from HACKADAY:
Using the free and open-source VCV Rack digital audio workstation, Jonathan Foote helps us learn the principles of analog audio synthesis and how to create new sounds using voltage-controlled oscillators, filters, and amplifiers. No hardware required, but once you understand the principles you will be ready to start playing Eurorack or similar modular synthesizers, and a new sonic world will be at your fingertips!
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