Synthesizers are some of the most challenging musical instruments to use well. Even basic synth plugins have enough parameters to get completely lost. But almost all synthesizers are made up of similar component functions. If you know the name and purpose of each element of a synthesizer you’ll have a much clearer idea of how to make the sounds you’re searching for.
This article is a complete glossary of synthesizer terms. From analog to wavetable, here’s every synth definition you’ll ever need.
via LANDR Blog