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January 12, 2021

Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world sent in by listeners.

This episode explores how sysnthesizers make sounds by controlling voltage, and the host checks in with Executive Director Michelle Moog-Koussa and pioneering synthesist Suzanne Ciani about early synthesis. Listen to the episode below.

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“How do synthesizers work?”

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