Syntorial is a fully interactive synthesizer training program 28/08/12
Syntorial is a fully interactive training program designed to help users program sounds quicker and easier. It has been designed to help keyboardists/producers program synth sounds, faster and easier - the designers say that they know so many musicians that get frustrated at how long it can take to find or program the right sound. A KickStarter campaign has been launched to help finish development and get Syntorial out into the world.
The designers tell us that Syntorial differs from other synth tutorials in two very important ways:
1. It's software. The current offerings of synth tutorials are either books, videos, articles or websites. And while they can only present information, a program can interact with the user. And that's just what Syntorial does. Through a series of challenges Syntorial gradually builds up your sound design skills so that by the end of the entire tutorial, you're doing it. "Look Ma!"
2. Most tutorials focus on the technical ins-and-outs of synthesizers. Or, they show you how to make a few specific sounds. They fail to address the MOST important skill needed to program synthesizers: a trained ear. Using our Synthesis By Ear method, Syntorial takes you step-by-step through 58 different common synth parameters and trains your ear to instantly recognize how each one effects sound. "Seriously, Ma! Look at me! I'm doin' it!!!"
There are details and videos demonstrating the software on the KickStarter page as well as a demo of the prototype in the YouTube video above.
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