Keyboards | Synths

Native Instruments FM8 synthesizer
Korg synthesizer modulation and pitch bend wheels
Studio One Mai Tai synthesizer

10 Tips for Great Synth Bass | Teach your bass to dominate the low end.

Make Sample Playback Synths More Expressive | Why be normal? Express yourself!

How to Emulate Feedback Guitar with Synthesizers | Synthesizers can't do guitar-like feedback...can they?

12 Tone-Tweaking Tips to Supercharge Your Synth Presets | Tweak your synth presets for better, more customized sounds.

Make Digital Synths Sound More Like Analog Synths | It's a digital world, but these techniques add analog sound qualities to digital synthesizers.

Matrix Modulation and Underrated Synth Parameters | Exploit modulation options to increase expressiveness.

Morph Within Presets for More Expressiveness | Variations can make the different between boring and beautiful.

Rock Sounds for FM Synths | FM synths aren't only for "adult contemporary" music - find out how to make them rock.

Understanding Synthesizer Hard Sync | Oscillators can do more than just generate static waveforms.

Ableton Live as Master Keyboard Rig Software | Ableton Live makes a great MIDI router for keyboard rigs.

Why You Need a Keyboard Controller with More Octaves | Take full advantage of many software programs.

Programming Synths for MIDI Guitar | With MIDI guitar, you need MIDI guitar-friendly synth presets.

Get Imaginative with the Mod Wheel | Congress did not pass a law saying mod wheels were only for adding vibrato.

Try Manual Vibrato for Keyboards | Why let guitar players have all the fun?

Mod Your Sampled Piano for Better Sounds | Just because sounds are sampled doesn't mean you can't enhance them.

How to Get the Most Out of MODO Bass | This physically modeled bass is responsive - if you know how to make it respond.