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Category: Tips & Tricks

Modal Minute #36 – Audio-Rate LFO Modulations on ARGON8

ARGON8 offers immensely powerful LFOs with audio-rate frequencies. This Modal Minutes shows some practical examples to use this feature for your sound design endeavours.
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Quick Dive #10 – Parallel Sound Design with ARGON8 and COBALT8

It goes without saying: Modal Synths give you immense sonic firepower to create. But have you ever considered combining Modal synth engines? No? Well hold on to your hats and prepare to unearth a cosmos of new unexplored textures! In this Modal Quick Dive we inspire you with a few examples and demo patches to get you started on your multi synth journey!
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Modal Minute #35 – Hands On Workflow with SKULPTsynth SE

SKULPTsynth SE fuses maximum portability with a powerful sound engine. Whether it's crafting standout sounds from scratch, or tweaking the existing patch library to taste, everything the forward-thinking sound designer demands from a go-anywhere virtual analogue synthesiser is here. In this Modal Minute episode we show you how to find your way around this pint-sized synth without touching MODALapp. Creating synth textures on-the-go has never been easier!
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Modal Minute #34 – Hands On Patch Editing on CRAFTsynth 2.0

Although ultra-portable, CRAFTsynth 2.0 is a full-featured wavetable synth-treasure box with huge sounds. This Modal Minute shows you how to master this powerhouse with the direct accessible controls, which comes handy if you have no option to connect CRAFTsynth 2.0 to your Mac, PC, mobile phone or tablet to use the free MODALapp.
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A Beginner’s Guide To Music-Making With CRAFTsynth 2.0

CRAFTSynth 2.0 isn’t just a portable and fun way to make exciting new ideas on-the-fly, it also serves as a powerful, easy-to-use, gateway for learning more about the way that all synthesisers work. Over the following series, we’ll explore how your tiny companion can school you in the discipline of synth construction, and how a deeper understanding can lead to far richer musical fruit.
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Modal Minute #33 – COBALT8 and ARGON8 Audio In

The Audio Input on COBALT8 and ARGON8 allows to route external audio signals into the synth to jam with your favourite music track or groove box, or to expand the limited amount of input channels on your mixer or audio interface. Here is how this works.
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Modal Minute #32 – Saving Patches on CRAFTsynth 2.0

It's true - BIG things can come in small packages! CRAFTsynth 2.0 is the perfect playground for ambitious sound designers and producers seeking the pinnacle in monophonic wavetable sounds. In this Modal Minute we explain how easy it is to preserve your meticulously-created sonic diamonds in one of CRAFTsynth 2.0's 128 patch locations.
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Modal Minute #31 – Navigate the COBALT8/ARGON8 OLED Display

This Modal Minute shows how easy it is to navigate the display on ARGON8 and COBALT8 using the Push Encoders on either side of the display. It also explains the different interactive modes for the knob response displayed in the screen.
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Modal Quick Dive #9 – What’s New in ARGON8 Firmware v2.4?

Firmware v2.4 for our critically-acclaimed ARGON Series Wavetable synths packs a raft of feature updates and workflow enhancements, not to mention 300 all-new factory patches!
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Modal Minute #30 – Modalapp Patch Backup

It's best to regularly backup your favourite custom patches to ensure the upmost protection for your expertly curated sounds
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