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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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SynthBits: Rock Around the Xmas Tree with Rachel K Collier and reface DX

SynthBits: Rock Around the Xmas Tree with Rachel K Collier and reface DX
Check out this festive classic with Rachel K. Collier and reface DX!
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SynthBits: A Very Yamahasynth Christmas from AJ Rafael, TJ Brown & Albert Chang

SynthBits: A Very Yamahasynth Christmas from AJ Rafael, TJ Brown & Albert Chang
Happy Holidays from Yamahasynth.com! Check out this special holiday treat wth AJ Rafael, TJ Brown and Albert Chang.
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Superbooth 19: Rebeca Nayla and Moira Muñoz Performance

Superbooth 19: Rebeca Nayla and Moira Muñoz Performance
The Madrid-based dynamic duo perform a very cool "ultraviolet" set.

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Superbooth 19: Rebeca Nayla Live Performance

Superbooth 19: Rebeca Nayla Live Performance
Check out this live performance from Madrid-based keyboardist and composer Rebeca Nayla!
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Superbooth 19: Mixhell Live Performance

Superbooth 19: Mixhell Live Performance
Mixhell is the electronic music project of Brazilian husband and wife duo Igor Cavalera and Laima Leyton.
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SynthBits: JAde Wii LoFi Looping with reface DX

SynthBits: JAde Wii LoFi Looping with reface DX
JAde Wii is back with mellow LoFi loops!
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Building a Song on Reface DX

Building a Song on Reface DX
Check out how Anders Enger Jensen made his song "Reface My DX" at Thomann Synth Reactor 2019!
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SynthBits: Chrome Explosion! Anders Enger Jensen at Thomann Synth Reactor

SynthBits: Chrome Explosion! Anders Enger Jensen at Thomann Synth Reactor
YouTuber Anders Enger Jensen takes us back to the 80s!
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SynthBits: JAde Wii "Sunville"

SynthBits: JAde Wii "Sunville"
JAde Wii creates a relaxing soundscape with reface DX.
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SynthBits: Zelda Song of Storms Cover With Reface DX

SynthBits: Zelda Song of Storms Cover With Reface DX
For all you Legend of Zelda fans out there.
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Winter NAMM 2019: reface DX and DTronics DT-RDX

Winter NAMM 2019: reface DX and DTronics DT-RDX
This week is all about FM Synthesis at YamahaSynth! Check out this discussion and demonstration of the reface DX and the DTronics DT-RDX controller.
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Winter NAMM 2019: Interview with Adam Collins (TipTop Audio) and Jason Hale (3DWaves)

Winter NAMM 2019: Interview with Adam Collins (TipTop Audio) and Jason Hale (3DWaves)
Check out this cool reface system!
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YamahaSynth Artist Greg Spero Presents “The Scorpion Project”

YamahaSynth Artist Greg Spero Presents “The Scorpion Project”
Covers of Drake’s album Scorpion from Tiny Room Studio - check it out!
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Superbooth18: Merlin Ettore

Superbooth18: Merlin Ettore
Drummer Merlin Ettore gives a unique drum and synthesizer performance at Superbooth18.
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Synthbits: The Groovy World of "thebrackett" on Instagram - Part III

Synthbits: The Groovy World of "thebrackett" on Instagram - Part III
Once again we revist Scotty B (aka thebrackett) and his reface DX for a double bite of Synth fun! 
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Synthbits: The Groovy World of "thebrackett" on Instagram, Part II

Synthbits: The Groovy World of "thebrackett" on Instagram, Part II
It should be pretty clear that yamahasynth deeply digs thebrackett's postings on Instagram.
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Synthbits: Power DX7 and the Classic Sounds of the 80s!

Synthbits: Power DX7 and the Classic Sounds of the 80s!
YouTube User "Power DX7" nails the sweet synth sounds of classic 80s hits with his masterful DX7 programming.
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Manny's Modulation Manifesto: Synth Pads

Manny's Modulation Manifesto: Synth Pads

An FM Synthesis Programming Tutorial focusing on the Yamaha Reface DX architecture - Lesson 4.

For this article, I'm going to delve into an area where FM synthesizers like the Reface DX are especially versatile -- the creation of pad sounds. Because of the amount of harmonic (overtone) content that can be created by even just a single modulator, FM synthesis is capable of creating a vast array of evolving and shifting pad sounds and timbres. The first place to start in constructing your pad sound is the Algorithm – which one to choose?
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Manny's Modulation Manifesto: Bass Sounds

Manny's Modulation Manifesto: Bass Sounds

An FM Synthesis Programming Tutorial focusing on the Yamaha Reface DX architecture - Lesson 5

For this installment, I'm going to discuss another area where FM synthesis is very versatile across the wide spectrum of musical styles – Bass sounds. From the Bass 1 and Fretless presets in the original DX7 to the LatelyBass and SolidBass patches in the TX81Z & DX100, the legacy of FM for Bass sounds is well known. So, starting from the "bottom up" as it were, let's build some Bass sounds.
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