SYNTHESIS TYPES AND METHODS sound design

Sound design and synthesis play a major role in audio production especially when the producer is defining a sound signature for himself or his project, and this is where synthesizers, whether analog or digital, come into play. Since the 70’s, synthesizers have been emerging and expanding in forms, types, and methodologies, and with the modern computer technologies, soft-synth plugins widened the choices and combined different techniques in synthesis offering way more complex options and routing capabilities. Let’s take a look at the top 5 types of synthesis: Wavetable, Additive, Subtractive, FM, and Granular Synthesis