As most of you know, Cubase 6.5 is here! And with this update come some new amazing sounding synths, that sound fantastic! One of those synths is the new Granular Synth Padshop. On March 5th Streamworks Audio will be releasing our SWA Fast Approach to Padshop - till then we are offering special Pre-Order pricing of only $9.99!
With the release of Steinberg’s Cubase 6.5 comes a couple of efficacious software synthesizers, and one of these is the new Grain Table Synth Padshop. Streamworks Audio’s In Depth tutorial on Steinberg latest, greatest synth is as comprehensive as the instrument itself. Padshop is a potent Granular Synthesizer in which your host and instructor Jeff Quebe takes you into the heart of and brings to light all that one can get out of this unique and amazing software synth.
What you will learn:
Understanding Granular Synthesis
This chapter begins with the granular concept and the looks at the use and function of controls only found on a grain-synth such as Grain Duration, Grain Position, and Grain Length. It also goes over how browse, search and load sample from the Padshop library.
This chapter covers using Padshop’s more traditional controls such as envelopes, amplifiers and filters to harness and control the grain-streams discussed in chapter one.
Integration, Automation & Options
This chapter covers the integration of Padshop and Cubase. It reviews some basic functions to help a new user learn both Padshop and Cubase functionality. We look at mapping, automation, quick controls and help resources unique to Padshop.
Modulation and Movement
This chapter looks at using the LFOs, Step Modulator and Modulation Matrix to add movement and rhythm to the sounds Padshop generates. We look at how to create rhythmic parts and how to add character to pads. You’ll also learn how to initialize Padshop and begin creating from scratch.
Effects & Tips
This chapter goes through the on-board Padshop effects units, their routing, structure and use and how to use them in concert with the Modulation Matrix and multi-layered patches.
For more info and to view a sample please visit http://streamworksaudio.com/products/padshop