[PD] Trax - Sinusoidal Model Synthesis in Pure Data

Andy Farnell padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk
Mon Apr 28 03:41:32 CEST 2008

Great stuff Rich!! Amazingly powerful music and sound fx making
potential with sdif files. Thanks for sharing these sounds
and patches.


On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 20:34:37 -0700
"Rich E" <reakinator at gmail.com> wrote:

> www.teafordragons.com/rte/trax.html
> This is a patch I've been working on for quite some time now, finally
> packaged with some documentation and an example qlist with it.  Trax
> is a fancy additive synthesizer that stores partials in data
> structures and re-synthesizes them using [oscbank~].  It gets the
> sinusoidal models from SDIF files with 1TRC frames, which have to be
> imported with [sdiflists].  I'd like to know how well it works for
> others, it makes great sounds on my Ubuntu laptop, although I had much
> worse results on a Macbook.
> You can get the externals from cvs or:
> www.teafordragons.com/rte/software.html
> I personall control Trax with a Wacom Intuos3, so there are mappings
> programmed for it that get wacom data using [linuxevent].  *note: I
> chose not to use [hid] because it is possible to call the wacom with
> [linuxevent /dev/input/wacom], which is always symbolically linked to
> the correct /dev/input/event*.  I couldn't ever get [hid] to do find
> the wacom on its own, without specifying exactly which event number it
> is on.
> You can also listen to a couple pieces I wrote using Trax, which also
> use other fun Pd stuff and recorded in Ardour:
> www.teafordragons.com/rte/music.html
> Now, on to SMS, Spectral Model Synthesis, that is..
> cheers,
> rich
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