Simple Synth Design Contest

US Three tier competition from Synthux.Academy      23/05/22

Simple Synth Design Contest


Synthux.Academy recently released an innovative platform to design your own synths, instruments, and effects - they've launched a Simple Synth Design Contest today! The contest has three tiers of complexity and closes on the 22nd June. Wining entries will receive a 'Simply Packed' synth design kit from them. Here's the lowdown on the entry categories:

#01 // EASY

Monophonic synth

Design a monophonic synth with 2 oscillators, filter, envelope and saturation. Use up to 12 knobs, 3 switches, 4 jack sockets and 7 touch pads.

Bonus: Add a built in effect (flanger, delay, reverb etc.)and use only 3 additional knobs.

#02 // ADVANCED

A glorious effects box

Design a stereo effects box with a resonating filter, distortion and delay. Use up to 7 knobs, 3 switches, 4 jack sockets and 2 touch pads.

Bonus: Use the knobs as macro-controllers!

#03 // PRO

A radio looper

Design a 3 channel sampler with radio input. User could live sample into any of the channels, adjust sample length, start position, loop on/off and pitch. Use up to 17 knobs, 4 switches, 4 jack sockets and 3 touch pads.

Bonus: Use only 12 knobs.


For more information on the kits see this video:

 

We also spoke to Roey at Superbooth earlier this month:

 

 

More information on their website: https://www.synthux.academy/simple/contest-june-22

 

About the author [midierror]: midierror makes nifty Max For Live devices, innovative music hardware, award winning sample packs and hosts a podcast speaking to people in the music world.



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