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Korg Volca FM - The Expert Guide

ByTony Horgan

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The officially licensed guide to the Volca FM, created by the world’s leading Volca expert Tony Horgan. Across 155 pages, this practical and visual guide explains everything about the Volca FM, with easy-to-follow text, illustrations and photography. Make rapid progress with the quick-start guides, then look deeper into the amazing Volca FM. Every control is covered in detail, FM synthesis is demystified, and all the parameters and algorithms are fully discussed and illustrated. From the author of the universally acclaimed Korg Volca Expert Guide series, this is the perfect companion for all Volca FM users. The full chapter list: 1. About this book 2. Quick-start guides - Main controls - About the Volca FM - Select and play a sound - Select and play a pattern - Select and play a pattern chain - Record or edit a pattern - Save a pattern - Record a motion sequence - Edit a sound - Rename a sound - Save a sound - Clone sounds and patterns - Import Yamaha DX7 sounds - Synchronise timing - Connect to headphones or a mixer - Connect to an audio interface or sound card 2. What is FM synthesis? - FM synthesis theory 3. Slider controls - Transpose slider - Velocity / Value slider 4. Program edit knobs - Modulator & Carrier knobs (+ envelopes) - LFO rate, LFO Pitch Depth - Program - Param knob - Algorithm knob 5. Program edit buttons - Octave / Operator buttons - Save / Export button - Edit button 6. The arpeggiator - About the arpeggiator - Arp type knob - Arp type chart - Arp Div knob - Arp Division chart 7. Tempo, Sync, Audio Out, Power - Tempo knob - Volume knob - Mains and battery power - Auto Power Off - What is Sync? - Change Sync Step setting - Change Sync polarity 8. Play, Record, Memory & Func - Play / Active step button - Record / Erase button - Memory / Write button - Func button 9. Keyboard functions - Understanding the keyboard and LEDs - Voice mode: Poly, Mono, Unison - Chorus - Arp On / Off key - Tempo division - Metronome - Warp Active Step - Transpose note - Motion sequence keys - Clear Active Step - Clear All 12. MIDI - MIDI: an overview - Selecting the MIDI channel - MIDI Control Change messages - MIDI Control Change numbers - MIDI RX Short Message 11. Parameters in brief - Parameter list - What are parameters? - Understanding the LED panel - Select and edit parameters - Edit the parameter value 16. Parameters in detail - Every parameter explained in detail 17. Algorithms, Global Parameters, updates - Algorithms list - What are algorithms? - Fu

Details

Publication Date
Jan 29, 2022
Language
English
ISBN
9781916311336
Category
Music
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Tony Horgan

Specifications

Pages
157
Binding
Hardcover
Interior Color
Color
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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