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Mastering MODX: Controller Box Switches

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In this lesson, Bad Mister introduces us to how to leverage the Controller Box Switches in MODX.
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Mastering MODX: Assignable Knobs

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Bad Mister introduces us to the next lesson in leveraging the power of the MODX - using the Part Assignable Knobs.
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Mastering MODX Article Series

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The Mastering MODX Article Series for Owners of the MODX Music Synthesizer!
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Mastering MODX: Navigation Tips

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Find your way around MODX!
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Mastering MONTAGE: Dom Sigalas Creates a Deep House Bass with FM-X!

Mastering MONTAGE: Dom Sigalas Creates a Deep House Bass with FM-X!
Want to create a great synth bass sound with MONTAGE? Dom Sigalas shows you how to do it using the FM-X Engine!
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An Interactive Workshop at NY Sound Factory with Yamaha June 14, 6:30 PM

An Interactive Workshop at NY Sound Factory with Yamaha June 14, 6:30 PM
An Interactive Workshop at NY Sound Factory, Wednesday, June 14th featuring MONTAGE, MOXF, MX and reface.
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Mastering MONTAGE: MIDI Rec on DAW

Mastering MONTAGE: MIDI Rec on DAW
This continues our mini-seres on MONTAGE Cubase and helping you get the best out of your MONTAGE. If you have not already, please read the first article in this series:"MONTAGE Cubase Setup Guide: Getting Started"

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Mastering MONTAGE 13: Assign Switches 1 & 2

Mastering MONTAGE 13: Assign Switches 1 & 2
Bad Mister wraps up this "deep dive" into the functionality of the MONTAGE with lucky lesson #13.
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Mastering MONTAGE 10: Side Chain Modulation

Mastering MONTAGE 10: Side Chain Modulation
In this lesson, Bad Mister explains the "Side Chain" function of the Motion Control Synthesis Engine which allows for modifying one Part with another. It also extends to the external world as well, because the source PART could be an external input (microphone, guitar, audio device, etc.). This can take several forms and in this session, we'll take a brief look at three of the basic possibilities - including one popular in Electronic Dance Music.
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Mastering MONTAGE 9: Controller Box Switches

Mastering MONTAGE 9: Controller Box Switches
In this lesson, Bad Mister introduces us to to how to leverage the Controller Box Switches.
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Synth Basics: The Father of the Synthesizer Part III

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The sine wave, the same one you learned about when you struggled through trigonometry back in grade school, is the most basic of wave shapes in nature. To our ears it sounds smooth, pure, singular, lonely; to our eyes it is represented as smooth, pure and without unexpected changes.
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Synth Basics: The Father of the Synthesizer Part II

Let's embark on our journey with the first keyboard, the organ. Some consider it also the first synthesizer, or at least "the father of synthesizers". Sounds are made by combining tones, a process referred to as "additive" when we talk about synthesizers.
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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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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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