An In-Depth Introduction to Additive Synthesis


Are you using an additive synthesizer?


Here is a deep dive into Additive Synthesis, using a variety of software synthesizers.


Synthesist Ziv Eliraz takes a deep dive into Additive Synthesis, in his latest loopop video.


Ziv Eliraz explains it from the ground up, using multiple software synths, including Alchemy & Loom II, Pigments 3, Razor & PolyPhylla.


Topics included:


0:00 Intro

0:30 Sound to sines

2:40 Adding up sines

4:10 Tonewheel “synths”

4:40 Partial envelopes

7:30 Resynthesis

11:30 Animating partials

12:30 Spectral curves

13:10 Alien invasion

15:25 Natural sounds

16:00 Additive effects

17:40 Formant morph

18:20 Env timeshift

19:20 Natural decay

20:20 More additive tips


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