Nord Lead A1

Creative Sound Design

Patches used in the "Nord Lead A1 Creative Sound Design" tutorial series by Swedish keyboardist and composer Albin Westerlind. In the tutorial series, Albin Westerlind is focused on sound design using the Nord Lead A1 and how to make patches optimized for live performances.

Albin Westerlind A1


  1. Download the Bundle file.
  2. Make sure you are using the latest version of Nord Sound Manager.
  3. Connect the Nord instrument to your computer with a USB cable.
  4. In Nord Sound Manager select the Program tab and select an empty bank from the Bank dropdown menu.
  5. Drag the Sound Bank file onto the Program area. Optionally use the Bundle Down icon of the Nord Sound Manager toolbar and browse to the bundle file in the dialog.

Episode 1: Playing live with multilayers

Episode 2: Creating a dynamic patch

Episode 3: Static and effect based layers

Episode 4: Creating a virtual instrument