Tag: strings

Notes on the ‘D’ string

This article deals with the notes on the guitar and not why you should learn them.  Why learn notes on the guitar? Notes on the ‘D’ string: Highlighted in Red Sharp notes on the ‘D’ string. Flat notes on the ‘D’ string. D# = Eb F# = Gb G# = Ab A# = Bb C# […]

Notes on the ‘A’ string

This article deals with the notes on the guitar and not why you should learn them.  Why learn notes on the guitar? Notes on the ‘A’ string: Sharp notes on the ‘A’ string. Flats on the ‘A’ string. Understanding that: A# = Bb C# = Db D# = Eb F# = Gb G# = Ab […]

Free VST plugin: [email protected]

AlgoMusics free VST plugin: SynthString Very nice sounding synth string emulator. Warm pads and quite low usage on the CPU. Worth a bit of experimenting with. Plenty of parameters to mess with. ‘Emulation (no samples here!) of those string synthesizers of the late 70’s made famous by ARP and Solina. It features a full ADSR […]

The Sound Exchange

Looking for free orchestral samples? The Philharmonia Orchestra Sound Exchange Downloads are individual – which can take a while if setting up multiple instruments. Also they’re in mp3 format 96kps. But beggars can’t be choosers. A variety of orchestral instruments are available with articulations. Check it out. The Philharmonia Orchestra Sound Exchange

Bluffing The String Section

Lets face it my instrument of choice is the guitar. I know what it does, I know how to make it do what I want. Bass – well I think like a bassist when I play. Drums – apart from my aversion to cymbals I’ve got to grips with programming those. Strings? Well I’ve bluffed […]