About Voltage Control Lab
Hi! My name is Joe (some people know me as Computo or The Synthesist) and I created Voltage Control Lab as a platform for both new and experienced Modular Synth enthusiasts to learn about their instruments and take control of their sound.
When I started the CNTRPNT modular synth workshop series with my colleague Viktor, we quickly noticed the intense interest that modular users have in furthering their knowledge of the instrument. While there are plenty of computer-based sound design and synthesis programs in the educational sphere, there are few to none that focus on the Modular Synthesizer.
Having spent the last 10 years of my life dedicated to music technology education, the answer seemed obvious. So I created Voltage Control Lab as a comprehensive educational resource for our community.
I graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2003 with a focus in Music Synthesis and Technology. After completing my first record, I moved into the music software industry working for 6 years with Native Instruments, training VIP artists like Flying Lotus, LMFAO and Zedd in Massive, Reaktor, Kontakt and the rest of the Komplete/Maschine line. Subsequent to that, I spent 3 years as a Sound Design instructor and contributing writer at Dubspot followed by 4 years at Point Blank Los Angeles, and most recently Musicians Institute and Icon Collective.
Voltage Control Lab is committed to demystifying the modular synth world and delivering critical information that every user of a modular synthesizer should know, from how to use and route certain modules to how not to electrocute yourself or destroy your valuable and cherished instrument. We are deeply focused on creating new and regularly updated content. We also want to be able to serve our users as best as possible, so we please let us know if there is any topic you would like to see covered.
The Voltage Control Lab logo was designed by The Well!