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In addition to creating tutorial videos, I’ve decided to start a Video Log. Tutorials are very time consuming to produce as they are scripted and require a lot of planning - not to mention time to edit and produce. My video log will be much more casual and it will... Read more →


I’ve been doing some sound design work with Future Audio Workshop Circle Virtual Synthesizer. While most of the parameters are visible on the main page of the user interface, some are only accessible via tabs along the bottom of the interface. So to search for sounds, access keyboard and arpeggiator... Read more →


Sound Design with Gladiator 2: HCM Synthesis Explained

Update: checkout the discount link on the right side of the blog. I started using Tone 2 Gladiator 1 a year ago and recently upgraded to Gladiator 2. Gladiator 1 & 2 are based on a new type of synthesis called Harmonic Content Morphing (HCM). HCM offers a clever way... Read more →


The more I use Camel Audio’s Alchemy, the more I like it. I’m using it right now to create some original content for some of my music, and for some upcoming libraries for Modulate This! As I use it, I’ll be sure to pass along tips. Here a few. Manual... Read more →


Video Tutorial: How To Use Ableton Live Racks To Create Multi-Sampled Instruments

Watch Video: How To Use Ableton Live Racks to Create Multi-Sampled Instruments I’ve seen questions recently in Modulate This comments, and on the Ableton Live forum regarding the creation of multi-sampled instruments in Ableton Live. This video tutorial is step-by-step how-to video that walks you through the creation of a... Read more →


Hope you all are having a restful holiday season. I continuously strive for the leanest rig that will give me the best results. In this post I’ll offer a list products that make up the core of my rig. Consider this my “If I was stranded on a desert island”... Read more →


Hans Zimmer Uses the Zebra 2 Software Synth on "The Dark Knight"

Hans Zimmer, composer the latest Batman film The Dark Knight, used Uhe's Zebra 2 software synthesizer extensively on the soundtrack. In Uhe's latest newsletter, Zimmer says he uses "...mainly Zebra and no other plugin synth... I don’t believe that there is another software synth out there at the moment that... Read more →


Filmsound.org - Site Dedicated to the Art and Analyses of Film Sound Design

If you are interested in the ins-and-outs of sound design for film I have the site for you , http://www.filmsound.org/ . Lots of great articles, a beginners guide, historical information, industry terms, and much much more. Read more →