Aulart Originals Masterclass

Subtractive Synthesis

Learn the fundamentals of one of the main types of synthesis by exploring Ableton Live’s Analog device

Discover Analog’s main features, signal flow and modules to help you create certain types of sounds

What will I learn?

Introduction to the Subtractive Synthesis Masterclass.

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In this chapter, we’ll discuss the main principles of subtractive synthesis by examining Analog in terms of its signal flow and routing architecture.

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In this chapter, you’ll learn about Analog’s three sound generators: Osc 1, Osc 2 and the noise generator.

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In this chapter, we’ll examine Analog’s filter and amplifier modules.

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In this chapter, you’ll learn about Analog’s main modulators, its two LFOs. We’ll examine how we can use them to modulate parameters in other modules to create more interesting sounds.

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In this chapter, you’ll learn about Analog’s global controls. We’ll take a look at vibrato, glide, voice polyphony and other global functions.

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In this chapter, you’ll learn about the main characteristics of different types of sound (basses, pads, leads, etc.) by deconstructing some presets.

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Wrap up of the Subtractive Synthesis Masterclass.

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Xavier Paradis

Multi-faceted producer
Xavier Paradis has over 10 years of experience in the music and entertainment industries as a recording and performing artist, producer, composer and sound designer. He’s worked in a variety of media including video games, advertising and film, and has collaborated with a diverse array of artists..

Experienced artist
Paradis has released music in a wide variety of styles including Ambient, Synth Pop, Nu Disco and Techno, is the co-founder of music groups Boreals and Tversky, and has performed in major international music festivals like Primavera Sound, Eurosonic, SXSW, and Fiesta des Suds.

Your Aulart instructor
Along with producing and composing, Paradis has also been teaching for over a decade – from teaching amateur musicians, producers and DJs, to teaching piano and music theory in Ableton Live and hosting Aulart Masterclasses and Bootcamps, he has the experience, passion and technical know-how to help his students reach their full potential.

Subtractive Synthesis

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Choosing sounds

Learn what kind of sounds are important to Scott and what tools he usually uses to produce them. Also how he looks for more specific and special sounds.

Duration: 03:00

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Vocal chains & processing

Learn how The Alchemist deals with the vocal chains and what plugins he uses.
Take note of his tips in order to achieve full sound without overprocessing it.

Duration: 08:28

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