A History Of Guitar Synths
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Paul White takes us through the history and evolution of guitar synths, from early attempts at creating onboard sounds and audio to MIDI pick-ups, through to using pedals and plug-ins to emulate synth effects.
00:00 - Introduction
00:13 - Types of Guitar Synths
04:03 - The Introduction Of MIDI
05:19 - Pitch To MIDI Pickups
08:04 - Alternative Systems
10:38 - Using Pedals To Emulate Synths
13:31 - Introducing Plug-ins
15:10 - The Future Of Audio To MIDI
Paul White Biog
Paul White joined the Sound On Sound team in 1991 where he became Editor In Chief, a position he held for many years before recently becoming Executive Editor. Paul has written more than 20 recording and music technology textbooks, the latest being The Producer’s Manual.
Having established his own multitrack home studio in the 1970s he’s worked with many notable names including Bert Jansch and Gordon Giltrap. He’s played in various bands over the years and currently collaborates with Malvern musician Mark Soden, under the name of Cydonia Collective. Paul still performs live claiming that as he has suffered for his music he doesn’t see why everyone else shouldn’t too!