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To help you get the most out our plug-ins, we created a series of tutorial videos and articles. Learn the basics of synthesis, discover a new idea to spark your own explorations, or pursue more advanced techniques for your next project. Whether you are new to music production or an old hand, you are sure to find something here to improve your synth knowledge and skills.

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Introduction to Repro-5: Part 1

New Introduction to Repro-5 Part 1 introduces the synth and features. Watch…

Introduction to Repro-5: Part 2

New Introduction to Repro-5 Part 2 dives deeper into modulation, Tweaks, and more. Watch…

Introduction to Repro-5: Part 3

New Introduction to Repro-5 Part 3 gives a deeper look into oscillators and modulation. Watch…

Introduction to Repro-5: Part 4

New Introduction to Repro-5 Part 4 dives deeper into the Filter, Amplifier, and Envelopes. Watch…

Introduction to Repro-5: Part 5

New Introduction to Repro-5 Part 5 gives an advanced look at the synth features, such as Micro Tuning. Watch…

Chicago house bass with Diva

Chicago house style bass Use Diva to create the classic Chicago house style bass sound. Read…

Introduction to Repro-1: Part 1

Introduction to Repro-1 Part 1 introduces the synth and features. Watch…

Introduction to Repro-1: Part 2

Introduction to Repro-1 Part 2 looks at the oscillators. Watch…

Introduction to Repro-1: Part 3

Introduction to Repro-1 Part 3 dives deeper into modulation, Tweaks and more. Watch…

Introduction to Repro-1: Part 4

Introduction to Repro-1 Part 4 looks at the effects. Watch…

Satin basics: Part 1

Satin Basics Part 1 looks at studio tape emulation. Watch…

Satin basics: Part 2

Satin Basics Part 2 dives into tape delay mode. Watch…

Satin basics: Part 3

Satin Basics Part 3 is all about tape flanging. Watch…

Introduction to Hive: Part 1

Introduction to Hive Part 1 introduces the control bar and preset browser. Watch…

Introduction to Hive: Part 2

Introduction to Hive Part 2 is all about the oscillators. Watch…

Introduction to Hive: Part 3

Introduction to Hive Part 3 is all about the filters. Watch…

Introduction to Hive: Part 4

Introduction to Hive Part 4 takes a closer look at Hive’s glide, vibrato and pitchbend section. Watch…

Introduction to Hive: Part 5

Introduction to Hive Part 5 demonstrates Hive’s modulation matrix. Watch…

Introduction to Hive: Part 6

Introduction to Hive Part 6 feature Hive’s LFOs. Watch…

Introduction to Hive: Part 7

Introduction to Hive Part 7 highlights Hive’s envelope generators. Watch…

Introduction to Hive: Part 8

Introduction to Hive Part 8 explains Hive’s arpeggiator. Watch…

Introduction to Hive: Part 9

Introduction to Hive Part 9 is all about Hive’s sequencer. Watch…

Introduction to Hive: Part 10

Introduction to Hive Part 10 is about Hive’s effect section. Watch…

Introduction to ACE: Part 1

Introduction to ACE The first in Dan Worrall’s four-part video series introducing ACE. Watch…

Introduction to ACE: Part 2

Introduction to ACE The second in Dan Worrall’s four-part video series introducing ACE. Watch…

Introduction to ACE: Part 3

Introduction to ACE The third part of Dan Worrall’s four-part video series introducing ACE. Watch…

Introduction to ACE: Part 4

Introduction to ACE The final part of Dan Worrall’s four-part video series introducing ACE. Watch…

Bite-sized Diva tutorials 01: Distortion

Bite-sized Diva tutorial 01 - Distortion A look at Diva and the fascinating subject of distortion. Watch…

Bite-sized Diva tutorials 02: Glide2

Bite-sized Diva tutorial 02 - Glide2 The uses of Glide2. Watch…

Bite-sized Diva tutorials 03: Brass Bounce

Bite-sized Diva tutorial 03 - Brass bounce Several different methods of getting synthbrass sound. Watch…

Bite-sized Diva tutorials 04: PWM

Bite-sized Diva tutorial 04 - PWM All about the ever-popular pulse width modulation effect. Watch…

Bite-sized Diva tutorials 05: LFO recursion

Bite-sized Diva tutorial 05 - LFO recursion An introduction to LFO recursive modulation. Watch…

Bite-sized Diva tutorials 06: Delay and reverb

Bite-sized Diva tutorial 06 - Delay and reverb Tweaking the effects. Watch…

Bite-sized Diva tutorials 07: More LFO shapes

Bite-sized Diva tutorial 07 - More LFO shapes A few more LFO tricks. Watch…

ACE tutorial 00: Basic modules

ACE tutorial #00 - Basic module anatomy An introduction to the main modules in ACE. Watch…

ACE tutorial 01: OSC1

ACE tutorial #01 - OSC1 Introduction to oscillator 1. Watch…

ACE tutorial 02: OS2

ACE tutorial #02 - OSC2 Introduction to oscillator 2. Watch…

ACE tutorial 03: VCF

ACE tutorial #03 - VCF Introduction to ACE’s filters. Watch…

ACE tutorial 04: LFO

ACE tutorial #04 - LFO Introduction to ACE’s low frequency oscillators. Watch…

ACE tutorial 05: ADSR

ACE tutorial #05 - ADSR Introduction to the envelope generators in ACE. Watch…

ACE tutorial 06: Multiples

ACE tutorial #06 - Multiples Introduction to the envelope generators in ACE. Watch…

ACE tutorial 07: Mapping Generator

ACE tutorial #07 - Mapping Generator Introduction to the Mapping Generator in ACE. Watch…

ACE tutorial 08: Voice offsets

ACE tutorial #08 - Voice offsets Using the Mapping Generator and stacked voices. Watch…

ACE tutorial 09: Map percussion

ACE tutorial #09 - Map percussion Creating percussion loops using the Mapping Generator. Watch…

ACE tutorial 10: More map tricks

ACE tutorial #10 - More map tricks More Mapping Generator tricks. Watch…

ACE tutorial 11: Patchcords

ACE tutorial #11 - Patchcords Patchcords 101. Watch…

ACE tutorial 12: LFO1 tricks

ACE tutorial #12 - LFO1 tricks Using LFO1. Watch…

ACE tutorial 13: Mix tricks

ACE tutorial #13 - Mix tricks A few tricks you can do with the Mix module. Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 00: Layout

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #00 - Layout Brief introduction to windows, panes and panels in Zebra2. Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 01: Acid house 303 insipired sound

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #01 - Tea-Bee Acid house 303 inspired sound. Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 02: Triangle vs Fin

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #02 - Triangle vs Fin The effect of oscillator shape. Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 03: The birds

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #03 - The birds Get creative. Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 04: PWM vs PWM

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #04 - PWM vs PWM Two ways to get the same result. Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 05: Envelope loop FM

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #05 - Envelope loop FM Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 06: Poly-phasing

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #06 - Poly-phasing Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 07: Euro organ

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #07 - Euro organ Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 08: Pseudo-reverb

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #08 - Pseudo-reverb Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 09: Sine riders

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #09 - Sine riders Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 10: Wave editor tools

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #10 - Wave editor tools Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 11: Comb horns

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #11 - Comb horns Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 12: Stealing maps

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #12 - Stealing maps Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 13: Oscillator modes

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #13 - Oscillator modes Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 14: SpectralFX 1: SyncMojo

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #14 - SpectralFX 1: SyncMojo Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 15: Historical PWM

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #15 - Historical PWM Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 16: FM Pianos

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #16 - FM pianos Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 17: Auto-Trills

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #17 - Auto-trills Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 18: Glide

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #18 - Glide Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 19: Nasty Noise

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #19 - Nasty noise Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 20: Colored Reverb

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #20 - Colored reverb Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 21: FX Yes or No

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #21 - FX yes or no Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 22: Tape delay

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #22 - Tape delay Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 23: Deconstruction

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #23 - Deconstruction Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 24: Effect envelopes

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #24 - Effect envelopes Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 25: Spectral FX2: Sitar

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #25 - Spectral FX2: Sitar Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 26: Random arp

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #26 - Random arp Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 27: Messing with MSEG

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #27 - Messing with MSEG Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 28: Filter Plink

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #28 - Filter plink Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 29: Everything swings

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #29 - Everything swings Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 30: MSEG rhythm

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #30 - MSEG rhythm Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 31: Terrorsaw

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #31 - Terrorsaw Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 32: Inverted envelopes

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #32 - Inverted envelopes Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 33: Wireworms

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #33 - Wireworms Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 34: EQ formants

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #34 - EQ Formants Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 35: Decimation bell

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #35 - Decimation bell Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 36: Scanning

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #36 - Scanning Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 37: Resolution

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #37 - Resolution Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 38: FM Modes

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #38 - FM modes Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 39: Clean Power

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #39 - Clean power Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 40: About Phase

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #40 - About phase Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 41: Spectral FX3: Turbulence

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #41 - Spectral FX3: Turbulence Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 42: Ordering modules

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #42 - Ordering modules Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 43: XMF Modes

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #43 - XMF Modes Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 44: XY Ranges

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #44 - XY Ranges Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 45: Making This Sound

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #45 - Making this sound Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 46: Yet another PWM method

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #46 - Yet another PWM method Watch…

Zebra2 mini-tutorial 47: More combs

Zebra2 mini-tutorial #47 - More combs Watch…