Tips and Tutorial for Programming the Wavestation
Table Of Contents
- Programming/Tutorial section
- Programming in general
- WS specific programming - Tutorial 1
- Initialising a performance
- Saving a performance
- Selecting which patch plays in a performance
- Initialising a patch
- Saving a patch
- Selecting a waveform
- Oscillator level
- Oscillator tuning
- Naming the performance
- WS specific programming - Filter Overview
- Filter section
- The "Famous" Tips and terminology section
- Know your way around the various WS screens.
- Know the basic sound/synthesis fundamentals
- Know the basic Wavestation terms/fundamentals.
- Separate your programming sessions from your music sessions.
- Don't make sounds too 'busy'.
- Try to stick to 1 or 2 oscillator patches if possible.
- After -- or while -- programming a sound, don't forget the controllers!
- Get a librarian for your computer
- New sounds without any programming!
- Easy effects auditioning
- Layering sounds apart
- Delay - what delay?
- Initialised banks
- Reset the WS from time to time
- The RAM contents are priceless!
- Use the presets as programming raw material
- There is no such tip
- Programming to order
- Jump/Mark pages
- Know where you are at all times
- Don't ever, EVER, use the following wave sequences...
- More ambitious timbres
- The Amazing Recursive Tip
- Modulating Wave Sequences
- Play It Loud!
- Effective Effects
- Gain Staging (or How to avoid clipping)
- Randomising LFO's
- General FX Configurations
- Answers section
Wavestation Programming/Tips 'N Tricks - Copyright © Ben Hall 1996
Additions and HTML version -- Copyright © Stan Stewart 1997
Thanks to Dan Phillips and John Lehmkuhl from Korg, and all on the
(twice defunct but now back up)
Wavestation Mailing List.