Chapter 1: The Beginning
⚛ A beginning is a very delicate time.
⚛ Overview of the book content. The following is a transcript of the narration:
In this chapter we will introduce you to the program and give a brief explanation of what to expect:
✸ We will start with an introduction to the physics of sound in general.
✸ We will be looking at a system provided for you, which we will call the "Given System".
✸ We will learn the Eurorack standards.
✸ We will learn the modules individually.
✸ We will go through complex patching steps and create layered soundscapes.
✸ We will practice the interaction between modules, starting from simple sources and destinations.
✸ We will learn synthesis methods and practice them on our systems.
✸ We will expand the Given System with additional external modules and enrich our modular experience.
✸ We will examine other modules using different synthesis techniques.
✸ We will introduce a brief history of the evolution of sound synthesis.
✸ We will have an introduction into Live Performance, external system interfaces, sound recording in real-time, and post-processing with DAWs.
✸ We will gain DIY experience and build our own pocket synthesisers that is Eurorack compatible.
⚛ Music in this video: song "The First One" by Dusha and Amos Gaynes, album "The Blue Road". Sound design by Tulpa Dusha and Amos Gaynes. Instruments used: Moog Matriarch, E32 Cloud Terrarium, Linneas by Rossum Instruments, Alchemy, Logic Pro X, OP-1, Morpheus