[LAD] linux audio in live performance

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri Oct 24 23:23:41 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-10-25 at 04:35 +0530, AlgoMantra wrote:
> Hi List, I had one more question,
> if you'd bear with me...this is a different question from the last
> one. 
> I play an instrument called the jaw harp, which is played in this
> video(not me!):
> http://in.youtube.com/watch?v=rDdG97MesZM
> Now I would like to feed this live audio into my box, do a bit of
> morphing
> on the sound and have that play in real-time output. It might even
> trigger some other
> sample from a C/C++ program. I don't want to use one of the audio
> programming
> languages like pd, Chuck, SC, Csound etc. I want to build my own
> system using
> linux audio native capabilities. 

You are urged to revisit this assumption. Every single one of those
systems started from a similar premise as you are now claiming.

Of course, if you just want to waste time programming instead of making
cool sounds etc, go right ahead. Otherwise you will be at least 10x as
productive using pd as you will in C++.

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