Schedule subject to change.
Marc Doty, the undisputed king of YouTube synthesizer videos provides as comprehensive a primer about synthesis which could be reasonably expected to fit in ninety minutes.
Novation Technology Evangelist Enrique Martinez will talk through the features and technology of Summit and how it gives the serious producer or performer everything they need to design and play stunning basses, leads, arps, pads, effects and beyond.
A talk and Q&A with Todd Barton exploring his special "pointillism" patch.
SQUID stands for ‘sequencer inspirational device’ since it provides a feature-rich and user friendly workflow that can be used to sequence a variety of analogue and digital hardware, and software. Get an in-depth look at what the TORAIZ SQUID can do.
Jon Sonnenberg explores concepts of "sample proof" instruments and the limitations of sampling as he demonstrates intentional non-repeatability as a feature in new instruments.
Industrial designer Brian Alexander (Herman Miller, Design Within Reach) breaks down the correlation between cognitive processing, the physical body, and your ability to perform in the electronic music environment. He will detail key principles and practices for creating an optimal workflow from studio to stage.
Experience a live modular infomercial! Bradford Kinney of Warm Star Electronics will walk us through the world of his odd and powerful modules, including the newly-unveiled Orbit! Something will be raffled!
FM synthesis has a reputation for being as impenetrable as it is dynamic. Fortunately its inventor Dr John Chowning is here to help us understand it better. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity you won't want to miss!
Extreme synth DIYer and circuit sculpture specialist Juanito Moore (@juanitohm) returns with his unique approach to synthesizer design. Learn to break free from the confines of the PCB to create functional, musical art.
The history of synthesizers has been a wild blur of technological development, visionary composition, and manic entrepreneurial spirit and as a result, synthesizer terminology can be very confusing. Presented by Marc Doty.
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3 Hours (Intermediate/Advanced)
Mickey Delp of Delptronics will guide you through the process of building a eurorack utility module using their Module Construction Set. You'll be well on your way to designing modules to meet your own specific needs.Note: this workshop requires previous soldering experience, it is not a 'learn to solder' session.
3 Hours (beginner/intermediate)
Keven Kalay from Żłob Modular will host the building of his flexible 3 channel mixer. This build is for both adults and kids who can safely wield a soldering iron.