The Complete Guide To DS AUDIO THORN
Every once in a while a new synth comes out that unlocks new and unique sonic possibilities.
Providing a user friendly approach to Spectral Synthesis, THORN is capable of classic synth sounds like supersaws, sub basses, growls, Moog inspired basses and so much more. It’s also a playground for inventive and interesting sounds.
In this course, Echo Sound Works takes you through every feature, knob, and slider in Thorn while demonstrating killer sound design tips and tricks.
Over 4 Hours Long! This Complete Guide To Thorn Unlocks A World of Opportunities For Creative Sound Design
DS Audio’s THORN generated a ton of buzz at the end of 2017 for all the right reasons.
Spectral synthesis is more complex than general VA synthesis or even Wavetable synthesis, but once you master it, you can control almost every aspect and detail of any sound.
This course is over 4 hours long and is broken up into 21 easily navigated sections.
Don’t waste time with trial and error, arm yourself with the knowledge and skills to make the most of your time wih Thorn from day 1
- 260+ minutes of professional video instruction
- 21 indepth videos provide a thorough walkthrough of every feature and function in DS Audio Thorn
- Learn practical and creative sound design techniques
- Understand both theory & practice with an accomplished Producer
- Learn at your own pace, watch as many times as you need to learn the lessons
About Your Tutor
Echo Sound Works is one of the lead tutors on the ADSR network.
He is also the sound designer behind the hugely popular sound design label Echo Sound Works as well as a producer in his own right.
With his years of experience as a producer, sound designer and tutor, ESW easily explains often complicated topics in a way that anyone can understand. By reinforcing everything he teaches with real world examples, you will come away fully understanding everything presented to you in this course.
Become intimately acquainted with this inspiring piece of software while receiving tips and tuition from a gifted sound designer and producer.
Course Detail: Parts 1-7
This video introduces the course and outlines it’s content.
- Spectral Synthesis Overview
Learn all about Spectral Synthesis and how Thorn presents. it.
- GUI Overview
Understanding Thorn’s GUI is extremely important to unlocking it’s full potential. This video easily sections of the various elements of the GUI.
- Master Section Overview
Learn the ins and outs of the global master strip at the top of Thorn.
- Oscillator Controls
Learn every knob and slider in the main oscillator sections of Thorns. This video also looks at some highly unique sound shaping options Thorn offers in the oscillators, don’t skip this one!
- Oscillators PT2 The Harmonic Editor
The harmonic editor is the heart of all things Thorn. Learn how to make and edit your own spectral tables in this video.
- Harmonic Editor PT2
This video picks up where part 6 left off, finishing up our in depth look at the harmonic editor in Thorn.
Course Detail: Parts 8-14
- Noise Oscillator
The noise oscillator in Thorn is capable of your typical noise sounds like white noise and other broadband spectrums, but it can also be use as a basic sampler. This video teaches you how to use this special oscillator as well as layer your own samples into Thorn patches.
No subtractive synth is complete without filters. Section 9 will teach you everything you need to know about the filter types in Thorn.
- Harmonic Filter
This filter type is highly unique to Thorn. Learn what it is and how it gives you greater control over your sound.
- Envelope Modulators
Learn how the envelopes are set up in Thorn and how you can use them to modulate and shape your sounds.
- LFO Modulators
This video will teach you how to use the conventional LFO’s in Thorn.
- MSEG Modulators
Learn how to use this special envelope and how it can offer you great control in sculpting the perfect sound.
- MSEG Modulators Step Mode
Learn how to create gated sounds and classic trance gates using the MSEG step mode.
Course Detail: Parts 15-21
Here’s what’s covered in Parts 15-21
- Glitch Sequencer
Thorn comes with it’s own real time glitch based sequencer. Learn how to use it and mangle your sounds as well and how to use it in more subtle situations.
Learn how to use Thorn’s ARP.
Thorn comes with 9 high quality FX modules. This video will teach you what those FX are and we will demo how they sound.
- Master Section
Learn how to use the master section to make your sounds in Thorn loud and production ready.
- Reverse Engineering Bass Patches
This video is a bonus video that will show you a bunch of tips and tricks to creating various types of bass sounds in Thorn by looking at presets and reverse engineering them.
- Reverse Engineering Lead Patches
This video is a bonus video that will show you a bunch of tips and tricks to creating various types of lead sounds in Thorn by looking at presets and reverse engineering them.
- Reverse Engineering Pad Patches
This video is a bonus video that will show you a bunch of tips and tricks to creating various types of pads sounds in Thorn by looking at presets and reverse engineering them.