Jamoma Workshop in Albi France

June 15th, 2013

In early June, I traveled to Albi France for a Jamoma developers workshop hosted by GMEA. It was certainly good to see old friends and make new ones while we discussed future plans for the project, worked intensely on the code and learned about how each other is applying it to creative work. Some of [...]

What I learned from my Fulbright

March 7th, 2013

The Professional Development Committee at Stetson sponsors a regular roundtable series in which faculty present recent scholarly work to their peers at the university. Since I had just returned from spending my sabbatical in Norway as a Fulbright Scholar, I offered to talk at the February 22 meeting about my experience and the research I [...]

GTK @ 10 years

August 15th, 2011

Computer music is a discipline that has always relied on people sharing the software tools they create with the larger community. There are many well known examples: Max Mathews & MUSIC, Barry Vercoe & Csound, Miller Puckette & Max/PD, Tom Erbe & SoundHack. Although my own contributions have not had nearly the impact of these [...]

Hipno Discontinued

May 20th, 2009

Now that Cycling’74 is focussing attention on Max for Live, they have made the decision to discontinue all of their other Pluggo-based products including Hipno. You can read the announcement from David Zicarelli here.  Tim Place posted some brief comments on his blog as well.  Hipno had a really good run for almost 4 years. [...]

granular toolkit v1.49

March 19th, 2007

By far the most popular download on this website.  This set of externals and abstractions developed using several granular synthesis concepts. Effects available in this download include pitch shifting, spatializing, “clouds”, chord production and looping. A paper about this software that was presented at the SEAMUS 2002 National Conference at the University of Iowa.  Later, [...]

gverb~ object

November 29th, 2006

This object implements the same reverb algorithm found in my Griesinger VST plug-in. It is a pretty good stereo reverb at a low CPU load. It currently allows the user to change the decay time and not much else. More parameters (like those in the plug-in) will be available in future versions. Available for Max/MSP [...]

FFTexternals v0.2

March 26th, 2006

A small collection of externals used for various spectral processing. Includes objects for computing amplitude in decibels and a few complex math functions. Available for Max/MSP 4.x. Special thanks to f.e chanfrault for the windows port. Download Mac OS X version – 16 kb (NOTE: Not Universal Binary) Download Mac OS 9 version – 16 [...]

cpPan~ object

March 24th, 2006

This object implements a constant power panning formula and applies it to any input signal. Panning info can be sent as audio or control data. Uses a lookup table, so it is very efficient. Also included in the granular toolkit. Download Mac OS X version – 4 kb Download Mac OS 9 version – 4 [...]

Hipno Released

October 10th, 2005

Hipno is collection of over 40 audio plug-ins that is hard to categorize. The individual effects feature granular techniques, spectral manipulations, filters, delays and wild hybrids in between. Additionally it features a truly unique control interface called the Hipnoscope and XML import/export of presets. I worked with Electrotap to develop Hipno and Cycling’74 is handling [...]

granular toolkit v1.10

February 3rd, 2005

This is an older pre-Universal Binary version of the Granular Toolkit for Mac users out there that may need it. Download StuffIt archive – 212 kb Download Zip archive – 364 kb See these other post for more information about GTK: granular toolkit 1.49 journal SEAMUS article