[PD] oldschool rave synths

Steffen stffn at dibidut.dk
Thu Mar 15 21:43:03 CET 2007

On 15/03/2007, at 14.54, shift8 wrote:

> are there any resources, books, etc out that approach the subject  
> of dsp
> in a style like this?

There is also

"Music: a Mathematical Offering" by Dave Benson
URL: http://www.maths.abdn.ac.uk/~bensondj/html/maths-music.html

There is a free and regularly updated PDF version on that site. Also  
it was reviewed in the February issue of The Wire Mag.

 From the TOC:

7. Digital music

7.1 Digital signals
7.2 Dithering
7.3 WAV and MP3 files
7.4 MIDI
7.5 Delta functions and sampling
7.6 Nyquist's theorem
7.7 The z-transform
7.8 Digital filters
7.9 The discrete Fourier transform
7.10 The fast Fourier transform

8. Synthesis

8.1 Introduction
8.2 Envelopes and LFOs
8.3 Additive synthesis
8.4 Physical modeling
8.5 The Karplus-Strong algorithm
8.6 Filter analysis for the Karplus-Strong algorithm
8.7 Amplitude and frequency modulation
8.8 The Yamaha DX7 and FM synthesis
8.9 Feedback, or self-modulation
8.10 CSound
8.11 FM synthesis using CSound
8.12 Simple FM instruments
8.13 Further techniques in CSound
8.14 Other methods of synthesis
8.15 The phase vocoder
8.16 Chebychev polynomials

I like this topic. In fact is was thinking about requesting folks  
bibtex files for inspiration. Anyone? 

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