Power Tools for Synthesizer Programming: The Ultimate Reference for Sound Design maps out the components of contemporary synths in detail in order to understand the big picture and harness these techniques to achieve specific musical effects.
Gain a deeper understanding of oscillators, filters, envelope generators, LFOs, hardware controllers, arpeggiators, step-sequences, physical modeling, granular and additive synthesis to take your skills to the next level and become a power user.
Jim Aikin is a music technology writer and modular synth enthusiast who has written for Electronic Musician, Keyboard Magazine, and Mix.
Softcover, 240 pages
Second edition, published in 2015 by Hal Leonard Books