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VCVRackTutorial: Using Multiple Waveshapers to Drone.

Making drones is fundamental to modular synthesis, as it removes pitch from the equation, and makes piece all about timbral texture. This started out as a simple test of various waveshaper modules. The patch is here: http://cornwarning.com/xfer/VCV/ShapedDrone.vcv The core of this patch is using waveshapers to generate harmonically rich distortions of the original sine wave. […]

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Paulstretch for OS X — the Justin Bieber Edition

GO HERE FOR LATEST AND GREATEST Well, someone may — or may not — have posted a slowed down version of Justin Bieber’s “Love U” and as a result my janky little blog is experiencing a 25-fold bump in traffic. I’m hoping the fine folks at Midphase don’t mind — I have an ‘unlimited bandwidth’ […]

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PaulStretch 2.0 — OS X PPC Build!

GO HERE FOR LATEST AND GREATEST My PaulStretch build was unfortunately Intel-only, and probably would only work with OS X 10.5 or later. Now, a friend who shall be known (at his request) as “the anonymous benefactor” has done the build on a G5 PowerMac, running OS X 10.5.8: http://www.cornwarning.com/xfer/PaulStretch-OSX-PPC.dmg This is supplied with no […]

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Paul Stretch (extreme audio time stretching) for OS X to download!

GO HERE FOR LATEST AND GREATEST It has links to a more recent build, the PPC build, etc. Yesterday I couldn’t spell OS X Developer and now, I are one! With some help from my friends on the CMake mailing list I finally got a running standalone OS X application built out of the Paul […]

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Repost: Free Program for Extreme Time Stretch

Sorry for repost, but apparently, this post got trashed in my Blog SQL database. Eff me silly, computers suck. Apparently the post showed up long enough for MKB to comment on it, but then went to the great bit bucket in the sky. The quaintly named Paul Stretch is a program that does extreme time […]

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DJing in Ableton Live 8: First Impressions

I’m putting together a set for a radio show on Saturday night on KRUI FM, so it was my first time playing with Ableton Live 8 and DJing. What’s it like? Short answer — not different enough to have a lot to say about it but there’s a few topics worth covering:

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If it isn’t hardware, don’t fake it up in 3D Studio

I’m linking to this product without any particular enthusiasm Black Magic Loop Creator. What irks me is this image: How many times have I seen a pic like this and thought ‘ooh cool!’ only to find out it’s imaginary? Just fucking stop it! What’s even worse, when I first see certain pieces of actual hardware, […]

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Universal Audio UAD-1E $99 CHEAP

UAD-1e Express Pack at AudioMidi.com for $99 Apparently Audiomidi isn’t the only place with this deal, but it’s an insane price. It lists at $499, and Audiomidi regularly has them at $299. At that price, you can buy more than one, and the drivers support up to 4 in one system. This is a SHARC […]