Understanding Subtractive Synthesis

Video Description

Join musician and producer David Alexander as he breaks down the basic concepts of subtractive synthesis, the basis of most electronic music. Subtractive synthesis is achieved by "subtracting" the harmonic content from a source signal via sound synthesis and then applying different filters to the audio signal to generate a richer more complex or interesting tone. By understanding how the different elements of the synthesizer work together and learning how to manipulate and modify those parameters, you'll become more creative in your approach to making music.

Product Information

  • Title: Understanding Subtractive Synthesis
  • Author(s): David Alexander
  • Release date: November 2009
  • Publisher(s): Total Training
  • ISBN: 00320090139SI