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How To Make Your Own Synthesizer

Have you ever hit a brick wall with the limitations of your music-making gear? Now you can design your own custom synthesizer to fit your needs and do your artistic bidding thanks to Reddit users who teamed up to source tips, suggestions, insight and information sources about how to build a “primitive, subtractive, analogue or hybrid synthesizer.” The responses range from book recommendations on the subject to websites for synth-related forums and guides. Click here to check out the wealth of information or add your own contributions.

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