Become an expert

Learn everything there is to know about the u-he Hive 2 software synthesizer. Every parameter covered in detail.

21 Lessons

A carefully prepared lesson plan that digs deep into the synth architecture and signal flow of u-he Hive 2. Covering complex modulation routings that will help improve your understanding of synthesis.

4 Hours 48 Minutes

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Lesson Plan

  • Introduction

  • Overview & Signal Flow

  • Oscillators

  • Wavetable Oscillators

  • Filters

  • Scope

  • Envelopes

  • LFO’s

  • Function Generators

  • Shape Sequencer

  • Keyboard

  • Modulation Matrix

  • Arpeggiator & Sequencer

  • XY Pads

  • Effects

  • Preset Browser

  • Patch Creation (Bass)

  • Patch Creation (Lead)

  • Patch Creation (Pad)

  • Patch Creation (Sequence)

  • Patch Creation (FX)


The expert guide is not a simple walkthrough of listing where parameters are, it is a masterclass on how to program u-he Hive 2.

You will learn advanced modulation techniques. Unlocking the full potential of the function generators, shape sequencer and modulation matrix. Practical examples and additional tricks are provided along the way.

The course lasts for 4 hours and 48 minutes. During this time you will learn every synth parameter and it’s function in exceptional detail.

By the end of the course you will be armed with the indispensable knowledge to create your own unique patches from scratch.

To load the included 5 presets you will require:

• u-he Hive 2 VST/AU v2.0.1 or higher

* Please note: The u-he Hive 2 plugin is not included.



Preview a section from the course…

James walks you through a couple of modulation destination ideas for the u-he Hive 2 function generators