Sunvox Tutorial

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Sunvox Tutorials[edit]

Helping first time users of sunvox music software achieve mastery of its features and capabilities.

There is a separate document which provides a sunvox reference source.

The sunvox interface[edit]

Once you have completed this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Identify interface elements
  • Switch between pattern and module views on mobile devices
  • Use the mouse or touchscreen
  • Use the sunvox menu system
  • Use the sunvox keyboard
  • Use a comupter keyboard on systems which support it
  • Use a MIDI keyboard on systems which support it
  • Change the sunvox colour theme

Making a new song[edit]

Once you have completed this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Create a new song
  • Create new patterns
  • Create and connect modules
  • Place notes in tracks
  • Place percussion in tracks
  • Hold or stop notes
  • Save your song

Making different sounds[edit]

Once you have completed this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Identify module parameters
  • Alter module parameters
  • Change the module parameter view
  • Alter module connections
  • Use recorded samples
  • Automate module parameters

Effects[edit]

Once you have completed this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Differentiate effect commands from module parameters
  • Understand sunvox effects
  • Apply effects to notes
  • Use effects to change playback
  • Apply effects to the previous track

More complex module arrangements[edit]

Once you have completed this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Understand more advanced module types
  • Apply the Compressor module
  • Use the Multisynth module
  • Use the Sound2Ctl module
  • Apply the LFO module to sounds
  • Use modulation to alter sounds
  • Use metamodules to save useful module combinations

Composition and workflow[edit]

Once you have completed this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Arrange patterns by icons or names
  • Differentiate copied and cloned patterns
  • Manage timing and tempo
  • Record patterns

Mastering and presentation[edit]

Once you have completed this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Balance sound levels using the graphic equaliser
  • Mute and Solo sound sources
  • Exporting your song
  • Choose performance options