free/cheap articles/ resources on granular synthesis

Feb 1, 2009 at 12:30pm

free/cheap articles/ resources on granular synthesis

Hi,

Most articles I find on university pages is expensive.
Is there any place I can find free or cheap articles/ tutorials?

Cheers

#42038
Feb 1, 2009 at 1:24pm

http://www.granularsynthesis.com/

and I think the Nathan Wolek granular external comes with a pdf that goes into granular synthesis.

http://www.nathanwolek.com/software.html

I’d say there is a lot of info online. Anything in particular?

#150199
Feb 1, 2009 at 1:28pm

Quote: Grizzle wrote on Sun, 01 February 2009 06:24
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> http://www.granularsynthesis.com/
>
> and I think the Nathan Wolek granular external comes with a pdf that goes into granular synthesis.
>
> http://www.nathanwolek.com/software.html
>
> I’d say there is a lot of info online. Anything in particular?
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Im interested in everything granular synthesis !

Please feed me this stuff!

(But I need to be able to read it on my computer, no paper books/articles)

Cheers & Thank you !

#150200
Feb 2, 2009 at 4:22am

There’s also my dissertation if you have the time:

http://www.nathanwolek.com/nathanwolek/papers/wolek_PHDdiss.pdf

Chapter 2 gives an overview of granular processing. The works cited page will also point you to most of the existing literature.

And if you have questions after that, give me a buzz.

–Nathan

#150201
Feb 2, 2009 at 9:38am

#150202
Feb 3, 2009 at 7:12pm

… under certain circumstances.

This has been driving me nuts all day, so I’m looking to see if
anybody has any insight on this.

Basic idea – store vst settings inside pattrstorage.

I started out with the z.vst object and then rolled my own as I was
having problems with z.vst.

The basic idea is to output the current plugin settings to a
multislider, which is connected to an autopattr. The multislider is
used for both storage and recall.
It’s all working fine with smaller vsts (there seems to be a problem
with vst which have lots of parameters (in the 100s) but with low
numbers of parameters it’s ok).

The vst is in a subpatch. Opening that inside a new patch, containing
a pattrstorage also works fine.

When I change a parameter in the plugin interface in the core patch on
it’s own, the parameter number and value get sent out of the 4th
outlet of the vst as you’d expect.

But once I put the whole thing inside my main patch (so that the vst
is several levels down), and move one of the plugin interface
controls, NOTHING COMES OUT OF THE 4TH OUTLET. I have to send a params
message to the vst to get it to output the current state.

(I can post the core patch, if someone will remind me how to export it
so that I can mail it!)

Anyone else seen anything like this? Is it a problem with the vst~
object? something else???

thanks

David

#150203
Feb 3, 2009 at 7:17pm

OK, here’s the core patch. It uses a vst called ADreverb (which
obviously won’t load unless you have it!)

David

– Pasted Max Patch, click to expand. –
#150204
Feb 4, 2009 at 11:19am

#150205
Feb 4, 2009 at 11:53am

#150206
Feb 4, 2009 at 2:24pm

Quote: nathan wolek wrote on Sun, 01 February 2009 21:22
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> There’s also my dissertation if you have the time:
>
> http://www.nathanwolek.com/nathanwolek/papers/wolek_PHDdiss.pdf
>
> Chapter 2 gives an overview of granular processing. The works cited page will also point you to most of the existing literature.
>
> And if you have questions after that, give me a buzz.
>
> –Nathan
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Your dissertation is exceptional reading !

Probably the best paper written on microsound.

Cheers & thank you

#150207
Feb 4, 2009 at 4:15pm

thanks for such high praise! just what my ego needed. ;)

–Nathan

#150208
Feb 4, 2009 at 6:37pm

Quote: nathan wolek wrote on Wed, 04 February 2009 09:15
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> thanks for such high praise! just what my ego needed. ;)
>
> –Nathan
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I guess Curtis Roads book is the most complete on the subject, but for me, your article was a lot easier to understand/relate to my own work.

Cheers & thanks again

#150209
Feb 9, 2009 at 12:44pm

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