[PD] Granular Synth

Spencer Russell Spencer.Russell at oberlin.edu
Thu Apr 28 02:08:31 CEST 2005

On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 09:02:40PM +0200, julien.breval at tremplin-utc.net wrote:
> you should use |vd~| or |delread~| rather than |tabread4~| (this one is for 
> reading in |array| or |table|)

thanks for the tip. It's working much better now. :)

> to get a granular effect, change the delay time just before you
> trigger the amplitude envelope; you can omit the amplitude
> enveloppe but it's good for fragmenting sounds (some people
> also add a synchronized filter and/or a pitch shift) most of
> the time, the enveloppe lasts between 10 and 100 ms; you can
> use constant or variable enveloppe times (you can also add a
> random density parameter for the "trigger enveloppe" event)
> use some feedback too if you want to get more complex
> fragmented things
> to remove the doppler effect, there are two basic methods: 1.
> use a sample and hold, like in the sampler.transpose.pd example
> by Miller Puckette (this method is rather suited to constant
> enveloppe time / synchronous granular synthesis; the whole
> granulator is scheduled by a single |phasor~|)

OK, so using a samphold~, phasor~, and vd~, I've got the
envelope-less granulator going, but how do I trigger the envelope
with sub-block accuracy? I can use vline~ create the envelope
itself, but getting it started is the problem. 


More information about the Pd-list mailing list