A Brief Introduction to Synthesis

About: I'm a Research Engineer at Adobe. Previously, I was a grad student at the Center for Bits and Atoms at MIT Media Lab. Before that, I worked at Instructables, writing code for the website and iOS apps and m...

Intro: A Brief Introduction to Synthesis

Ever wonder what the waves coming out of a synthesizer look like?  Or what happens to a waveform when you add resonance?

This video provides a brief audiovisual overview of basic synthesis terminology and techniques.  All the audio and oscilloscope readouts were taken from a modular analog synthesizer I built using schematics from YuSynth,net.

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