@neauoire These posts are so much fun to follow. Read a little about plan9 last weekend, I'm itching a bit to try it out!

@neauoire wow this packs a lots of character, i'd really like to listen to an EP out of it

@nonmateria I'm hoping to be able to make one soon :) I sortta wish it was jamurary again.

I realize that I don't need an event to doing a bunch of dailies, but it really worked at kicking my ass.

@neauoire things like jamuary or inktober are nice to do once or twice, they help to do lots of studies and become fast with the tools you use, but then it takes some time to absorb what you've learned and let something deeper emerge

i don't think is even about "taking your time", maybe it's more about "waiting for the right moment", when things take shape by themself

@neauoire are the drums sounds in the youtube demos you've posted recently (esp. gOZXvv3CBxM) sampled or synthesized, and either way how did you produce them? they have a lot of character for what i assume is 8-bit PCM

@syntacticsugarglider I'm not sure, they're from a big collection of samples from the amiga. I'm guessing they're a bit of both?

@neauoire ah alright, i was just wondering if you knew how they were synthesized (if so) because i'd want to implement it myself :)
thanks

@syntacticsugarglider no sorry, that's not something I'm familiar with at all :< But I'd love to learn at some point.

@neauoire yeah my only knowledge of how to do drum synthesis is just by putting aggressive ADSR envelopes and some filtering on noise generators
which you can get a fair amount of mileage from, but there are other techniques out there and I'd love to familiarize myself with them more

@syntacticsugarglider yeah, that bit I've tried. But I've never been able to get good results out of that.

@neauoire oh this looks fun :D are you coding this in C?

@neauoire wow :D i spent some time on 100rabbit.. i am impressed. you guys seem to have had happen to your brain and philo what happened to me when i went to burning man. (pre 2010), i realized how much of everything in the world is waste and foolish, pledging to self “get back to basics” to understand “really necessary” vs the external .prog and be able to add value for others when they mired in unnecessary complexity.. :D thanks for doing what you are, its important.

@neauoire you're always working on candy for the senses... With substance no less! I envy your ability :)

@neauoire This is great! And now I'm toying with the idea of making my own... For some reason I've been looking into MPCs as well these last few days, this is inspiring :)

@neauoire I've started to hack some kind of live finger drumming app with Godot, since it manages MIDI input pretty easily. I have a couple of pads controllers I find quite annoying to use within a DAW, so I'm experimenting to see if I can develop something more fun, with my own workflow. Building my own controller would a great project, but I don't have the skills yet.

@ice Oh, building the app is fairly easy. The hardware, not so much. I use the monome grid for that sort of thing :)

Lemme know if you need a hand with the app's design. I'm modelling the Uxn drum-rack over the Ableton Live UX.

@neauoire Ah yes, the Monome must be perfect to tinker with for this kind of project, and Ableton sure makes sense for UX inspiration. I'm not sure what I'll end up with yet, but the idea would be to blend live finger drumming with some kind of very simple MIDI looper that would trigger random variations of the recorded sequences. Basically you could play over evolving loops of what you played a few bars ago.

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