[PD] change in compression detection

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Thu Jan 13 01:23:24 CET 2011

On Wed, 12 Jan 2011, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-01-12 at 13:35 -0500, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>> If you pick compressor settings that cause their cutoff wavelengths to be
>> longer enough than the sounds you are compressing, they will cause no
>> (or little) distorsion in the perceived frequencies, and thus it will not
>> sound like a compressor.
> Di you mean: "[...] thus it will not sound like a wave shaper"?

ouch, yes.

>> But constant-amplitude sound can also be music, can't it ?
> Sure, though I don't know any, I guess.

Musical xmas cards, cellphone ring tones, "pc speaker", etc. There are 
lots of examples.

> Also it wouldn't be interesting to detect compression in it.

And then what ?... If you talk about compression of dynamics in general, 
you're talking about all sounds, and not just those that are interesting.

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