Analog vs Digital vs Analog Modeled Synthesizers
In today's world, synthesizers are considered one of the key points in modern music genres, being constantly used in many producers and musician’s home studios
This brings a lot of doubt regarding which synth to buy first. I’m pretty sure you all have noticed a revival of vintage gear in the last decades, and everybody's getting mad to put their hands on classic synths.
There has been a long debate regarding the differences between analog and digital synths: The idea that Analog synths sound better prevail for a long time. That was until recent days that thanks to the computing power we have a third option: Virtual analog emulation. In this article we will compare the 3 options, show some audio samples so you can make your own impression and gather some conclusions. [...]
A quick intro to the history of Analog Synthesizers
If you've ever tried a vintage analog synth, you know how well they can sound. From staring with a basic waveform, filtering it to get the perfect timbre, to modulate the sound, and making it shine, the journey can take you hours. But have you ever wondered why octave switches are named 16 / 8 / 4 and 2? or why are modules voltage-controlled instead of current controlled? In Digituria, we love the analog sound, so in this article, we will show you these little gems that make the history of the vintage synth sounds. [...]