An Introduction To Modular Synthesis Using VCV Rack, A Free Modular Synthesizer

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In this video video, Jimmy Cuadra (Perceptes) offers an introduction to modular synthesis, using the free software modular synthesizer VCV Rack.

The video covers the basics of synthesis, modular synthesis, and a software program, VCV Rack, that lets you explore modular synthesis for free on your computer.

Topics covered:

00:00 Introduction
00:54 What is synthesis?
03:46 What is modular synthesis?
05:54 What is Eurorack?
06:26 What is VCV Rack?
09:08 VCV Rack’s interface
11:12 Types of modules
14:07 Subtractive synthesis
15:37 Harmonics and timbre
16:54 Oscillators (VCOs)
27:27 Amplifiers (VCAs)
29:40 Envelopes
31:43 Gates, triggers, and CV
37:36 Clocks
39:28 Amplifier envelopes
44:59 Filters (VCFs)
50:39 Filter envelopes
54:47 Low frequency oscillators (LFOs)
01:02:21 Sample & hold
01:07:57 Volt per octave
01:10:13 Clock multiplication and division
01:13:07 Quantization
01:17:45 Attenuation
01:21:53 Sequencers
01:27:23 Mixing
01:29:00 Probability
01:31:47 Effects
01:38:33 Conclusion

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