Experiences with bass guitar/frequencies in msp?

Jan 20, 2010 at 2:54am

Experiences with bass guitar/frequencies in msp?

So far I’ve been working on a patch strictly for electric guitar or samples with a wide-frequency range. The sounds get analyzed and processed for generating lots of sounds out of one or few. Now I’m starting to wonder if I should use a bass guitar instead. Would pitch tracking or pitch shifting be more accurate or pleasing with lower frequencies compared to higher frequencies? Is anyone else working mostly with in the sub-bass/bass register for their input?

#47902
Jan 20, 2010 at 9:35am

hey!

You missed a whole evening of bass+laptop in Paris, under the supervision of Kasper Toeplitz. He is one of them, I am too, and there was 3 others, namely Eryck Abecassis, Dr Floy, and Bruno Chevillon (and I know at least 3 more professional performers in the ‘experimental/noise/improv/freejazz’ scene.

Google is your friend!

pa

#172285
Jan 20, 2010 at 5:03pm

Would you say that your choice of instrument makes Max harder to work with, easier to work with, or about the same as any other instrument? I mostly want to know things like if pitch tracking a bass is more accurate than pitch tracking a guitar, given that they are both playing single notes only different frequencies.

#172286
Jan 20, 2010 at 5:28pm

pitch tracking is faster in higher frequency (you can put the fft size shorter and therefore have shorter latency)

That is about it. Monophonic only in both case, obviously.

pa

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