Synth and Software
Inspiring Electronic Music Producers and Performers
Synth & Software is an online publication and social media community for electronic music enthusiasts—anyone who enjoys listening or who plays, programs, or aspires to make music with synthesizers, samplers, DAWs, audio processors, and other instruments and software—or as we like to call them, synthusiasts.We deliver the most accurate information, the timeliest tips, the most comprehensive free lessons, the most revealing interviews, and the most authoritative reviews we could possibly offer. What’s more, we do it in a way that’s easy to understand, whether you’re a seasoned pro, a curious newbie, or anything in between.Through our network of musicians, industry professionals, music educators, software developers, and hardware manufacturers, Synth & Software always strives to provide readers with the knowledge they need to succeed in the perpetually evolving world of electronic music. Please visit us often, and drop us a line to let us know how best to serve you.
About the Editor
Based in Asheville, NC, Geary Yelton has 40 years of experience writing about music technology with a focus on electronic instruments and software. Since 1985, he has written hundreds of articles for the magazine Electronic Musician, where he served 10 years as associate and then senior editor and more recently as editor at large. He authored and edited numerous books, including The Rock Synthesizer Manual and the first book about music production on the Mac, Music and the Macintosh. He’s also written for the magazines Keyboard, Mix, Drum!, and many others, as well as for the websites Gearwire and Audiofanzine and for legendary companies like Opcode, Avid Technology, Universal Audio, and Moog Music. As a synthesist, he’s been performing, designing sounds, and working in recording facilities since the mid-1970s, including several years producing music for television and running the synth suites in three major Atlanta studios.