Producer Adam Pollard takes us through creating a phat wobble bass using Future Audio Workshop’s Circle2 synth, while also highlighting some of his favourite features of the phase shaping synth.

About Circle 2 From Future Audio Workshop

Circle² is the new major update to Future Audio Workshop’s flagship software synthesizer, Circle. Since its release in 2009, Circle has achieved cult status, becoming a key tool in the arsenal of both seminal underground and pop hitmakers such as Hudson Mohawke, Arca, David Guetta and Deadmau5.

The 2015 update incorporates several new features, modules and effects, extending the spectrum of sounds that can be composed. Circle² also features a completely redesigned user interface, providing a forward-thinking interpretation of Circle's esteemed user-centred design approach.


    •    Unique to Circle², the VPS is new type of oscillator, the outcome of a research partnership between FAW and Maynooth University.
    •    Totally redesigned interface. Retina ready and optimised for creative flow.
    •    New Bucket Delay and Tube distortion modules.
    •    Improved preset management via the new preset browser.
    •    Performance enhancements and improved sound via a totally rewritten audio engine.
    •    Utilizes the latest version of JUCE audio framework, resulting in a more stable and future proofed Circle².
    •    Now official support for Reaper, Studio One and Bitwig Studio.
    •    New factory preset bank, full of future leaning sounds, ready for use in your music.
    •    Full 64bit and 32bit support, both on Windows and OSX.

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