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Elektron Syntakt! How To Make Your First Beat

How to make your first beat using the Elektron Syntakt! This beginners guide will have you up and running quickly. This shows the simple & basic workflow of the Syntakt in action! I'll show you how to get started and some sound designing tips. The workflow is pretty easy. Yet it has the ability to do some complex things that I'll display in future videos. Let me know what you'd like to see next in the comments.

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0:00 summary
0:21 getting started
1:30 initial project (empty)
1:47 menu navigation
2:05 basic functionality (tracks & synth engine)
2:52 synth engine explained quickly
3:59 picking,filtering sounds, track tips
6:44 setting up tempo/bpm & swing
7:17 sequencer step recording mode
7:59 setting up pattern length
9:55 live recording
11:01 adjusting track volume & building drum line
12:12 chord engine explained
13:46 scale mode explained
15:08 metronome, time signatures, & precount recording
16:51 mixing & mixer options
17:23 changing octaves & laying down bass
19:37 synth engine sound design basics
21:39 filter section
22:33 amp (amplitude)
23:05 fx sends (reverb & delay)& panning
24:08 adjusting reverb
24:54 applying modulation (LFO's)
28:13 adding a lead (bit engine)
29:34 changing synth engine/presets/sounds
30:57 track muting

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