Frequency Modulation, also known as FM synthesis can be an intimidating type of synthesis–even for experienced sound designers. In this post we’ve rounded up some of our best tutorials on the subject for those of you looking for techniques and suggestions as you tackle shaping your sounds with frequency modulation.
If you’re new to FM and would like to learn about what it is, check out this simple explanation from our friends at Sweetwater.
1. Essential Tips for Using FM8
In this first video, Pyramind mentor Jor van der Poel shares 6 tips that will make your life easier when using Native Instrument’s FM8. These tips and pointers will help improve your approach to learning this powerful synth, and help you create more complex sounds.
2. FM Synthesis in Alchemy
Pyramind mentor Jor van der Poel talks about various ways you can use FM in Alchemy.
3. Combining Additive & FM in Alchemy
Jor van der Poel shows us how to combine additive synthesis and FM within Alchemy. This is a must-watch tutorial for Alchemy users looking to improve their workflow and expand their sound design knowledge.
4. FM Synthesis with Reaktor Blocks
Interested in other types of synthesis? Check out our articles on the subject HERE.