[PD] is this a spectral gate?
josh at vitriolix.com
Fri Feb 23 19:10:54 CET 2007
that is one hell of a lot of fun to play with.
> On Wed, 21 Feb 2007 10:30:28 +0100
> Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org> wrote:
> A couple of little improvements to specdelay to make it more useful as an
> audio effect.
>> David Powers hat gesagt: // David Powers wrote:
>>> I wish there was an "fft for dumbies" ... or, I guess, some kind of
>>> fft "black boxes" to play with, where you don't need to understand the
>>> math. Frank's recent post completely lost me,
>> Now I'm disappointed ...
>>> though given a bit of study I can probably decode it.
>> ... ah, and relieved a bit again. ;)
>>> But, for instance, in Reaktor or Plogue Bidule, you can move stuff
>>> into fft, mess with it, and resynthesize, without having any idea what
>>> the hell the math is. In comparison, I really couldn't understand the
>>> PD fft examples at all, it's just been too many years since I had a
>>> math class.
>> The power of Pd of course is, that you can influence things on a much
>> lower level than NI allows you to do in Reaktor - although I admit,
>> that I only know Reaktor from screenshots. The downside is, that you
>> have to dig deeper to make the most out of Pd. This is especially true
>> for FFT applications. The actual FFT patches often are very simple and
>> they contain just of a handful of objects. It's the knowledge hidden
>> inside that makes them difficult to understand.
>> While you can skip a lot of the math, you cannot do FFT in Pd without
>> at least understanding what kind of data is generated by the two
>> [rfft~] outlets. Because without understanding this, you cannot even
>> "fool around" with the data in between [rfft~] and [rifft~] in a
>> meaningful way.
>> Anyway, to give you a blackbox maybe like in Reaktor, attached is a
>> Spectral Delay GOP abstraction ready to be dropped into any glitch
>> Frank Barknecht _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__
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