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Synth Band

by littleBits

Published on April 23, 2014

Learn how to play a melody with accompaniment. 

Pro Tip: Use an audio cable to connect your speaker to your computer, headphones, or an amplifier. 

How To Make It

1

Start with this circuit: Power + Split 1.) Mini Sequencer + Oscillator + Filter + Mix 2.) Keyboard + Oscillator + Envelope + Delay +Mix + Speaker

2

Tune both oscillators (refer to the tuning project.) Oscillators can either be set to "consonant" or "dissonant" intervals. In consonance, the are in harmony. In dissonance, they will sound unresolved.

3

Create a pattern on the micro sequencer that you like. This will become your backing music.

4

Adjust the filter until you reach the sound you like.

5

Set mix level 1 low and mix level 2 higher

6

Play a few notes on the keyboard. The keyboard is like the "lead singer" and will appear louder than your sequencer because nothing is filtering the sound.

7

Adjust the envelope and delay - these will change yoru keyboard's sound.

8

You're ready to perform!

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