Synthesis 101: Logic Retro Synth
What you'll learn
- Synthesis fundmentals
- Electronic Music Production
This course is targeted at beginners and intermediate level students who want to make electronic music in Logic Pro.
It covers fundamental audio concepts and the building blocks of sound synthesis such as:
Low Frequency Oscillators
The software being used is Logic Pro X’s Retro Synth, but the underlying concepts are transferable to the majority of other software and hardware synthesizers on the market.
Retro synth is a great user friendly beginner synth to learn on as it has a simplified user interface and covers many different types of synthesis including:
FM (frequency Modulation) synthesis
This course is structured progressively, covering all the building blocks and different methods of synthesis commonly used.
Throughout the course there are animations demonstrating the concepts visually, so you can see as well hear the sound.
There are also example patches available to download that cover common types of sounds such as:
This course is designed to be an in depth, comprehensive look at synthesis and on completion you will have all the basic knowledge required to kick start your own sound design journey.
So if you are ready to ditch the presets and learn how to create your own original sounds then this is the course for you!
Who this course is for:
- Beginners and intermediate music producers
Ben Dudding is a music producer, multi instrumentalist, motion graphics designer, video editor and professional trainer based in Melbourne Australia.
Currently I am working for City Desktop Training in a part time capacity teaching accredited Adobe and Apple video, audio and motion graphics courses. I also work as a freelance motion graphics designer, video editor and sound designer/composer.
I have also been teaching at Victorian University in the audio production; digital media; games design and visual arts courses from 2004 until 2015, and am qualified as an accredited TAFE teacher.
I have completed an advanced Diploma in multimedia, specializing in video and motion graphics production and have an up to date TAFE teaching qualification (TAE 40110).
As a musician/producer I have over ten years experience composing, recording, engineering, producing and performing music and have many releases on local and international record labels in the groups "Deep Fried Dub" and "Alpha Channel".
My skills include: audio recording, editing and mixing; scoring music for video/film; MIDI sequencing; Video editing; 2d/3d animation; motion graphics; title creation; compositing/visual effects.