[PD] slicing samples

jared microcosm11 at msn.com
Tue Feb 13 05:25:32 CET 2007

Damn Spencer, thanks for pointing this one out!  Very cool!


-----Original Message-----
From: Spencer Russell [mailto:spencer.f.russell at gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2007 4:11 AM
To: jared
Cc: pd-list at iem.at
Subject: Re: [PD] slicing samples

On 2/12/07, jared <microcosm11 at msn.com> wrote:
> First off, I'm really interested in 'slicing' up samples with PD
> (beat/transient detection) and rearranging them....
> Is there an object or abstraction that I should be using to achieve
> this?  Does anyone have any patches that they'd like to share relating
> to this?
> Thanks!
> Jared

Hi Jared! It's not PD, but there's a tool being worked on by some of
the computer music and electrical engineering folks at Columbia
University that you might want to check out. It's called MEAPsoft
(http://labrosa.ee.columbia.edu/meapsoft/). It takes an input wave
file and slices it up into events, then gives you lots of options for
extracting info about them and re-arranging them. It also stores all
it's data in text files, so you can process them in whatever language
you want (PD, perl, whatever).

enjoy your PD-ing!


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