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Subtractive Synthesis 101, Part One: The Basics

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Part one of a three-part series on subtractive synthesis.
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Subtractive Synthesis 101, Part Two: Going from Static to Dynamic

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Part Two of the Subtractive Synthesis series talks about envelopes, LFOs and the use of real-time controllers.

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FM 101, Part Three: The Magic of Modulation

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Part Three of the FM 101 series is positively magical!
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FM 101, Part Four: Going from Static to Dynamic

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Part Four of FM 101 explores how sounds change over time.
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Synthesizer Basics with the MX - Part II

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Last time we began our look into synthesis by exploring a Sawtooth source wave, let's begin this lesson with the other very common "analog" wave: the Pulse wave.  This lession is applicable for MX instruments from the original series  - or one of the latest!
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Synthesizer Basics with the MX - Part I

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Let's take a close look at the synthesizer sound engine and inside the Melas Voice Editor. This article is applicable to both the original MX series and the MX49/61 BK/BU/WH and MX88.
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FM Synthesis Collection: madFame

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Great videos from a great FM programmer!
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SynthBits: Waveforms and Filter Effects with Four Operators

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Part III explores Four Operator FM Synthesis.
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SynthBits: Waveforms & Filter Effects

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Part II of madFame's FM Synthesis Series.
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FM Synthesis Collection

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A curated collection of articles on FM Synthesis.
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Easy FM Programming Part 1: How to Create a Filtered Sawtooth

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Jumpstart your FM synth programming.
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Easy FM Programming Part 2: How to Create a Fat Square Wave

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Get your odd harmonics on. 
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Easy FM Programming Part 3: How to Make a Great Bass Sound

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It's all about the bass in Part 3 of Easy FM!
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Easy FM Programming Part 4: How to Make a Triple Oscillator Sound

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In Part 4 of the Easy FM Programming learn how to create cool detuned synth sound. 
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FM Synthesis Collection: Manny's FM-Xpert

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An intermediate/advanced article series on FM-X by Manny Fernandez.
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FM Synthesis Collection: Manny's FM-Xplorations

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This intermediate level article series offers great FM programming tips and tricks.
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FM Synthesis Collection: Easy FM

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An excellent four-part video series on basic FM Synthesis.
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FM Synthesis Collection: Manny's Modulation Manifesto

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Manny Fernandez's first YamahaSynth article series featuring reface DX.
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FM Synthesis Collection: FM 101 Article Series

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FM Synthesis: The history behind it, how it works and how to make it work for you.
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Manny's Modulation Manifesto: Intro to FM Synthesis

Manny's Modulation Manifesto: Intro to FM Synthesis
An FM Synthesis Programming Tutorial focusing on the Yamaha Reface DX architecture - the first in a new series.
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