Audio School: Intro to FM Synthesis

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A roundup of video tutorials introducing Frequency Modulation Synthesis.

Andrew Huang offers one of the best, most concise explanations of FM synthesis ever:

BoBeats offers a 23 minute Introduction to FM Synthesis:

Further Viewing

Don’t let the visual aesthetics fool you: this fantastic three-hour presentation from the 1980s covers all the fundamentals so comprehensively, it can take you step-by-step from zero to synthesis hero:

Or level up your synthesizer sound design, from basic to advanced, with this comprehensive tutorial series from In The Mix:

Intro to Modular Synthesis looks at combining different devices, or modules, to create all kinds of sounds: