[PD] delay with feedback and clipping

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Fri May 21 18:53:22 CEST 2004

julien.breval at tremplin-utc.net hat gesagt: // julien.breval at tremplin-utc.net wrote:

> Selon pix <pix at test.at>:
> > assuming you still want to keep all of the properties of the effect
> > except for the clipping, simply start with a quieter sample. this will
> > give you more "headroom" for the inevitable amplification that will come
> > from a high feedback short delay.
> that's a good solution
> but I forgot to say this will be done in realtime with an instrumentist, so 
> maybe it's difficult to control this ... the only thing I can do is to decrease 
> the microphone input level at these moments 

You could try a limiter or compressor. Zexy has a limiter I never
understood (although I didn't try hard), and there are nice compressor
plugins in the swh-LADSPA collection, in case you're on Linux (or
maybe OS-X). Or build it yourself, probably with env~ or similar.

 Frank Barknecht                               _ ______footils.org__

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