Learning Granular Synthesis pt 2

A very short post today, to say that it’s been a slow process trying to get my head round Max over the last couple of months, but I finally have a fairly useable patch that I’ve been playing around with quite a lot. Really this is more of a glorified sample player than a trueContinue reading “Learning Granular Synthesis pt 2”

Learning Granular Synthesis Pt 1

In the last couple of weeks on my MA course, we’ve been learning about editing audio using phase vocoder based technologies, and granular synthesis. This is frankly, all a bit technical and mind bending for me, but I think i’m starting to get my head around it and I’ve been playing around with editing someContinue reading “Learning Granular Synthesis Pt 1”

Fun with Hydrophones

This month I have begun my MA program and so far it seems like it’s going to be loads of fun. The other folks on my course all seem very nice and they have a diverse range of interests in all kinds of things sound related, from the super high tech, to the very lowContinue reading “Fun with Hydrophones”

DIY Parabolic Mic!

After some months of faffing around and one botched attempt I have finally finished building a rudimentary DIY parabolic mic to use for field recordings. In total, the project probably cost me around £15 and I’m pretty happy with the result.     The materials I used are as follows: 1x Large Plastic Bin LidContinue reading “DIY Parabolic Mic!”

First Transmission

Over the coming months I will be using this blog to keep a diary of my work. I hope to be able to keep track of my projects here, whilst also sharing my thoughts and feelings about the various things I’m working on with the aim of improving my writing skills and creating an ongoingContinue reading “First Transmission”