[PD] nusmuk_audio WAS: Max Smoother Audio than Pd?

cyrille henry ch at chnry.net
Thu Apr 15 16:18:34 CEST 2010


i've got lot's of work to do on this lib.
but no time.

the help file can work with a minor adjustement so i will not update it now.


Hans-Christoph Steiner a écrit :
> On Mar 28, 2010, at 8:13 AM, cyrille henry wrote:
>> Matteo Sisti Sette a écrit :
>>> Frank wrote:
>>> > It's not so much the tool, as it is the skills that makes music
>>> > sound good.
>>> That is true for really good tools. Needless to say that Pd is one of 
>>> them.
>>> But there are a lot of tools out there with which it is not so much 
>>> the skills as it is the tool that makes music sound good - meaning 
>>> that a completely unskilled musician can make something that sounds 
>>> "pretty good", and a skilled musician cannot make things sound much 
>>> better (and usually won't use such tools). In those cases the music 
>>> usually "sounds like the tool". Those are bad tools for making music, 
>>> though they can be excellent tools for having fun.
>>> > If you use a [phasor~] as a sawtooth oscillator source,
>>> > you're "wrong" in both Max and Pd.
>>> Sorry may I ask why? Do you mean that using a sawtooth oscillator 
>>> source is a wrong starting point for creating interesting music, or 
>>> that [phasor~] is not the right object to use as a sawtooth 
>>> oscillator?? In the latter case, what should you use instead??
>>> (ohhh, I see maybe: it is because of aliasing isn't it? indeed I 
>>> always wondered: how do you simulate a sawtooth oscillator and avoid 
>>> aliasing [without a huge oversampling and filtering]?)
>> you can find lot's of band limited saw oscillator.
>> the one i love best can be find here : 
>> http://www.chnry.net/ch/?083-Nusmuk-audio
> This looks like a very useful library.  I tried the distortion~-help.pd 
> and it had [../bin/distortion~] for the object, so needless to say, that 
> didn't work.
> If you want to easily build it on all platform and debianize it, you can 
> use the new libdir template in externals/Makefile.  It'll also make the 
> dist tarball with "make dist".
> .hc
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