The Buchla 200e electronic music modules are world-renowned. This groundbreaking course is dedicated to teach the Buchla "way" and how these unique hybrid, analog/digital modules work. Learn Buchla with Todd Barton!
Donald Buchla was an electronic music pioneer. His instruments are revered and collected by great musicians the world over. Don recently passed away (2016) but his extraordinary 200e series modules are still being manufactured. This course, by longtime Buchla performer Todd Barton, explains and explores 10 of Buchla's most popular modules including:
-261e Complex Waveform Generator
-281e Quad Function Generator 281e
-206e Mixer/Preset Manager
-259e Twisted Waveform Generator
-266e Source of Uncertainty
-222e Kinesthetic Input Port
-223e Tactile Input Port
-256e Quad Voltage Processor
-251e Sequential Voltage Source
-291 Triple Morphing Filter
If you're into modular synthesizers, then you owe it to yourself to learn about Buchla's electronic musical instruments. If you already own a Buchla, then this course can serve as a manual to help you get a better understanding of the Buchla "way". Either way, enjoy this unique course by Todd Barton and keep exploring the world of synthesis!
I've watched these videos several times. They have been so incredibly helpful on my Buchla journey. Great job Todd!
Joel wrote on March 12, 2018
Excellent course covering some of the most essential 200e modules and how they can interact with each other. Very good for learning synthesis and how to patch modular synthesizers in general. Buchlandia is so lucky to have you. Learn from the master in the world of amazing sounds. My ears and mind thank you!
Marc Doty wrote on January 19, 2018
Todd, thank you SO MUCH for this course. It is foundational in my understanding of the 200e. It is very immediate, clear, and digestible. Any time you see me using a 200e in the future, you'll know that you got me started.
Clifton Develle Cameron wrote on November 25, 2016
Todd, this was Brilliant. Perfect to be Exact. Thank you and MacPro Video for putting this out there to inspire just to name one method of approach regarding this video series.
Cyberdine wrote on November 22, 2016
Todd's excellent tutorial videos are a must if you're learning about the world of Buchla. This series is so well done and a great introduction into what makes Buchla so special. Great job!
Buchla Guy wrote on November 21, 2016
I've been a Buchla user for a long time. If you've ever tried to read the Buchla manual, well, then you'd absolutely know why this course is so welcome! Nicely done and thanks for putting this well thought out together. Please do one on the Easel!