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MASAAEOADS # 5: Env Follow

SuperCollider has many UGens* for analysing real-time audio signals. Amplitude is one such UGen, which can act as an envelope follower.

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Modular analogue synthesis as an extension of a digital system, part 4

Static Values Skipping ahead of the list I made in the first post in this series, since this experiment is only a few hours old, here is a very simple patch which can have complex outcomes.

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Modular analogue synthesis as an extension of a digital system, part 3

(updated 28 May, 20:05, 21:35, 29 May 11:50) Sending control voltages from a soundcard There is nothing complicated about this method of control – audio signals consist of the kind of electrical modulation which is also harnessed by modular synths. … Continue reading

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Modular analogue synthesis as an extension of a digital system, part 2

A few words about SuperCollider for users of modular synths SuperCollider is just like a modular synth – a real-time audio synthesis environment, except the sound generation takes place digitally and is put together using a text-based language.

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Dynamic Waveshaping in SuperCollider

Here is a short tutorial covering a technique for dynamic waveshaping in SuperCollider.

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Modular analogue synthesis as an extension of a digital system, part 1

I’ve been deep into SuperCollider for a long time now – 14 years and counting. SuperCollider is a cross-platform text-based software environment with its main focus on sound synthesis, which also contains a vast toolkit for audio analysis and algorithmic … Continue reading

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Barcelona SuperCollider Workshop 20-22 April 2012

Hi, I’m doing a SuperCollider workshop in Barcelona, Spain from this Friday 20 – Sunday 22 April. Here are the details: A HANDS-ON LOOK AT SOME EXOTIC TECHNIQUES FOR SOUND GENERATION AND PROCESSING, by Chris Jeffs. This seminar will present … Continue reading

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New releases are out now

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Lange Nacht der Museen, Berlin

I’ll be playing some sounds during this event at the Deutsches Technikmuseum tomorrow, Saturday 27th August 2011, as a guest of Jana Linke. The place is an outhouse that used to be a metal-working facility and it comes complete with … Continue reading

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New (music!!) releases on their way

(update 22 August: Both releases scheduled for 12 September.) Hi, despite banging on about programming more than anything else lately, I haven’t lost interest in music making! In fact there are a couple of new releases that will find their … Continue reading

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