As a preparation for all other tutorials, Kim introduces the basic working principle of Synfire.
This fragment is basically just the root container with a few phrases. Listen an see how far an arrangement as minimal as this can go.
Hey guys. I was using the Strum VST by Applied Acoustic Systems and found that it comes with hundreds of Rhythmic Guitar Midi files. Its like a secret location. Anyways, Ive zipped (...)
More than any other kind of software, Synfire confronts you with the essential questions of creativity. What do you do to kick off creative momentum?
How to use containers to structure an arrangement.
Create an orchestral arrangement based on phrases and parameters taken from a library. A long video with lots of tips and tricks along the way.
I just finished a new song, it was my first project after switching from Cubase to FL Studio as DAW. As a long-term Cubase user this was quite tough, but I feel (...)
Learn which symbols to use for melodies and chords and how to control their behavior.
Vienna Ensemble Pro files for using the VSL Prime Edition library with Synfire.
About importing and refining a library of building blocks that can be used as a construction kit orchestral and hybrid soundtrack music. This ongoing project will be updated incrementally until the library is finished.
How To Write Songs - YouTube The channel is of course not specific to Synfire, but there's a ton of information which will be of interest to many Synfire users. They don't (...)
The other day a song with the two Synthesizer-V voices Solaria and Kevin came to my attention, which made me realize how well these voices fit together in a duet. Must do (...)
Explains the use of song templates, containers and aliases in Synfire Express and Pro.
Arrange a song in 15 minutes with Synfire Sparks. Also helpful for beginners with Synfire Express and Pro.
Inspired by current A.I. art, I wanted to illustrate this orchestral track with pictures and need some input from you. What comes to my mind is a departure (as the title suggests) (...)
Users that are new to Synfire often expect it to work like a DAW. To their credit, the difference is indeed difficult to tell at first glance, at least until it's unique (...)
While preparing for a new generation of Synfire and HN, Cognitone is looking to update all tutorials and music examples to make them more instructive and fun. Let us know your musical preferences now, so we can make stuff that best suits your needs.
Hi. I imported in Synfire the first bar (omitting the grace note) of Robert Schumann's Arabeske op.18 via midifile and built on that seven-notes excerpt a 16-measures piano phrase. I (...)
Get inspired by how figures can be transformed, copied, duplicated, transposed, stretched, reversed, scrolled with Synfire and more.
This new video focusses on how Synfire relates to and deals with counterpoint techniques, that are mainly used for orchestral music (although almost every musical genre makes use of it, actually). (...)
Synfire is a very complicated program and it can sometimes be difficult to understand someone elses work or even your own when coming back to it after a period of time. This (...)
Original files created with Noatikl Midi Cooker after import various rhythms applied to the figures.
With the command 'Paste Rhythm' the rhythm of a parameter (i. e. the time pattern of the objects of the parameter) can be applied to another parameter. This video shows some applications (...)
Random links to songwriting and composition resources on the net. Feel free to add your own links that you come across.