i hope it’s good.
let’s see… let’s see… let’s seee…… i went into the office on tuesday… i’m 10kg lighter now than i was on 9/11 (the most recent 9/11 just before 12/9 this year)… didn’t go outside apart from that… had to skip pixie’s birthday getaway because i am not able to control my sleep, food and money if i don’t come home every night… also skipped gabi’s early hallowe’en because i hurt my foot and i’m a loser………. what else what else what else……..
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i’m working on a cool thing, it’s this:
it’s a little musical instrument for the telephone. it’s a sampler + sequencer, and it’s really good!
- it keeps perfect time!
- 4 separate single-voice channels, each with their own waveform
- record new audio from your microphone
- per-step sample trimming
- set the bpm
- per-channel bpm divider (¼×, ½×, 1×, 2×, 4× the main bpm)
it’s fun! it works on phones!
i have always been thrilled with the idea of making little music programs for cheap, readily available hardware ever since i made prettychips for the nintendo ds when i was a teenager. especially focused at people who don’t have any other way to make music. i don’t know why it took so long for me to realize the obvious fact that the cheapest most readily available hardware is the one you already own.
look forward to/be wary of a future longer post about how it works (it’s very fancy futuristic computer stuff, v cool v cool). but that will have to wait until after v1. so after this todo list:
- per-step pitch control (¹²√₂)
- per-step AR envelope
- per-step volume control
- per-step reverse
- select multiple steps at once for combined operation
- drag and drop one step to another
- per-channel base sample speed (fine tune between 50% + 200%)
- upload sample from disk
- load sample from URL
- drag and drop sample onto page
- desktop keybindings for quick ops
plus some other optimizations on the computer side of it.
umm yeah this post is really computery, sorry. i havent really done any non-computery things this week other than drink water and eat tofu.