Review: Humble Audio Quad Operator

Four oscillators with a modulation matrix is the basic architecture of the Humble Audio Quad Operator. If this sounds as fun to you as it does to me, you can check out my full review and demos here: https://ask.audio/articles/review-humble-audio-quad-operator

Review: Noise Engineering Cursus Iteritas Percido

This was the first piece of Noise Engineering kit to grace my rack, and I’m sure it won’t be the last. You can check out my review and some basic Latin here: https://ask.audio/articles/review-noise-engineering-cursus-iteritas-percido

Review: Instruo Cš-L Dual Voltage Controlled Oscillator

This oscillator was definitely fun to explore. Super dense, with a ton of possibilities. You can check out more of my thoughts here along with some audio demos: https://ask.audio/articles/review-instruo-cl-dual-voltage-controlled-oscillator

Review: Qu-Bit Electronix Scanned Eurorack Module

In November 2018 I delved into the Scanned VCO from Qu-Bit Electronix. You can check out my take here: https://ask.audio/articles/review-qubit-electronix-scanned-eurorack-module

Synthesis Essentials: All About Oscillators

Oscillators. The raw sound source that spawns the diverse range of tones and timbres spewed by all synthesizers. They come in different shapes and can be produced by a variety of techniques to make your imagination audible. If you consider the fact that all of the sounds we hear are vibrations in air, oscillators are creating synthetic vibrations that become sound once connected to a speaker. Instead of moving back and forth like a guitar string, the oscillator cycles between positive and negative voltages. Continue reading “Synthesis Essentials: All About Oscillators”