Ask Video – Buchla 102: The Easel Explored [Tutorial, ENG]

By | August 21, 2019

 

Release Year : 2017
Manufacturer : Ask Video
Manufacturer Website : ask video , macprovideo
Posted by : Todd Barton
Duration : 1 hour 09min
Distribution Type : Video Tutorial
Language : English

Description : The “NEW”, rethought by Buchla Easel, is one of the most original ever created and best sounding all-in-one analog synthesizers. From this video of the guide, recorded by renowned Buchla expert Todd Barton, you will learn what this amazing tool is capable of.
Don Bukla, a pioneer of electronic musical instruments, created this original synthesizer in 1973. It was the very first all-in-one West Coast style synthesizer with pre-created patches! Fast forward 40 years, and now it is the “NEW” Easel. It retained its basic analog roots, but when paired with its iProgram card, the iPad app and the new 218e keyboard, it became one of the best sounding and fun instruments.
In this course, Buchla’s expert Todd Barton explores every aspect of the Easel synthesizer from its unique sound generation to its powerful controls, sequences, and programming. In fact, Todd created the very first video guide to Easel. Todd is an internationally recognized expert and performer on the Buchla synthesizer, and he works very closely in the development of patches and product documentation with Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments (BEMI).
If you have Easel or are thinking of acquiring it … or even if you are just interested in modular synthesis, this course is for you! So, in this very in-depth course of Todd Burton, everything about the modules 208 and 218e of which the Buchla Easel synthesizer is composed, is described.


Description : The “NEW”, reimagined Buchla Easel is one of the most original and best sounding analog all-in-one synths ever made. See what this amazing instrument can do in this Easel Video Manual created by renowned Buchla expert Todd Barton.
Electronic music instrument pioneer, Don Buchla, created the original Easel in 1973. It was the very first all-in-one, pre-patched West Coast style synth! Fast forward 40 years and now there’s the “NEW” Easel. It retains its core analog roots, but when mated with its iProgram card, companion iPad app and the new 218e keyboard, it becomes one of the best sounding and fun to play instruments out there.
This course by Buchla expert, Todd Barton, explores every aspect of the Easel, from its unique sound generation to its powerful controls, sequencing and programming. In essence, Todd has created the very first Easel Video Manual. Todd is an internationally recognized Buchla expert and performer, and he works very closely with Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments in designing patches and creating product documentation.
If you have an Easel or are thinking about getting one … or even if you’re simply interested in modular synthesis, this course is for you! So learn everything about the 208 and the 218e modules, which together include the one and only Buchla Easel, in this very in-depth course by Todd Barton.


Content

Section 1: The Buchla Easel
01. Introduction (01:44)
02. Overview (02:09)
03. Sliders, Switches and Knobs (00:56)
04. Connections (01:02)
Section 2: Sound Generators & Shaping
05. First Sounds from The 208 (02:14)
06. The Dual Lo Pass Gate – Explained (02:43)
07. The Dual Lo Pass Gate – Explored (03:27)
08. The Complex Oscillator (03:41)
09. The Modulation Oscillator (03:50)
10. The CV Section Pulser Explained (02:12)
11. The Envelope Generator Explained (02:02)
12. The Sequential Voltage Source Explained (01:00)
Section 3: Controlling the Easel
13. The CV Section Explored (07:11)
14. The Keyboard Section (02:26)
15. Review (01:08)
16. First Patch – Ambient (05:56)
17. The Inverter (01:54)
18. Second Patch – Random (02:39)
19. Aux Audio Input Envelope Detector (04:14)
Section 4: Section 4: Programming & MIDI
20. The Program Card (05:28)
21. MIDI (02:40)
Section 5: Expanding the Easel
22. Tips and Tricks (05:29)
23. Accessories (01:20)
24. Epilogue (01:26)

Sample files : none
Video Format : MP4
Video : MPEG4 Video (H264) 1280×720 30fps 648kbps [V: vide (h264 main L3.1, yuv420p, 1280×720, 648 kb / s)]
Audio : AAC 44100Hz stereo 96kbps [A: soun (aac lc, 44100 Hz, stereo, 96 kb / s)]

 

 

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