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  • Vacuum: It’s a Virtual Analog Monophonic Synthesizer.
    • On the left, you will see VTO 1 and below that, VTO 2, which stands for Vacuums Tube Oscillator, which are sound generators.
    • Right next to it is the Mixer, which allows you to add a tube drive there.
    • Vacuum comes with a built in arrpegiator.
  • Bass presets
  • Lead presets
  • Arpeggiator


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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:16
  • Vacuum 0:34
  • Presets 2:02
    • Adjust Arpeggiator
    • Arpeggiator: Play Sounds
    • Glide, Pitch Bend Range, Envelope Retrigger
  • Turn MIDI/ Instrument Track Into Audio Track 10:09