In addition to this manual detailing Sine Machine’s engine and UI, it’s worth taking a bit of a shallow dip into the words of acoustics, psychoacoustics, sound and synthesis.
Most synths rely on implicit shared jargon used in synths historically. Any new synth will have a lot of familiar mental models and maybe a few novel ones.
Going through these mental models provides us with two benefits:
- New learners get a bit of extra help and context
- Experienced players can gain some insight into why certain decisions were made or why certain constraints are in place