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

colet.patrice at free.fr colet.patrice at free.fr
Thu Apr 15 20:19:04 CEST 2010

I would care about how the clarinette is sounding, if I or a skilled clarinetist
can't make a melody with it, i would play with noises...

Selon Alexandre Porres <porres at gmail.com>:

> > pd is just a tool for learning dsp, there is no such project that show how
> > pd is cool to make people moving on the dance floor.
> Is that what you are really expecting pd to be or sound like? Well, indeed,
> I disagree Pd would be a proper tool for that. And you are really wrong to
> assume pd is only a tool to study DSP, although it is in fact really good
> for that as well.
> Now, you are missing completely the points of using Pd, and if you can't
> imagine why you would need pd to do things that you can only do in pd, maybe
> pd is not for you... no, it ain't a money maker for the dance floor dj...
> I see musicians and artist that see why they need to do something in pd and
> ask for help. It is common to have an artist creating a piece that uses Pd
> without knowing how to program it, but working in conjunction with a
> programmer.
> And of course, Pd can be only a minor (but essential) thing on the
> project... you don't need to reinvent the wheel in Pd, or just use Pd if you
> are using it... there is no rule for that... in a sense that I don't see
> there is such a thing called "pd music".
> > who is the musician, Pierre Schaeffer, or Pierre Henry?
> I dont see the point here... Of thousands of people who work with computer
> music/technology, do we only have mostly Pierre Schaeffers out there? Is
> Pierre Henry the Only guy who gets to be a musician? If someone is using pd
> then he can't be Pierre Henry or many other thousands of people I know
> besides him that are actually great musicians?
> And yeah, nobody cares if someone comes out and says; "Hey, look what an
> amazing I have here, I got a Clarinet!!! And I built it... or someone who's
> really good built it for me!!!". All we want to know is, what do you do with
> it, right? And we don't really care about the Clarinet. And if you don't
> like it, don't blame it on the clarinet...
> cheers

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