[linux-audio-user] Audio 3-D Demo --- Any Interest in Software?

Brian Redfern bredfern at calarts.edu
Tue Jan 6 16:32:58 EST 2004

Soundhack  does some of this, and now that Tom Erbe has ported his effects
VST maybe we can use them with the ladspa vst bridge?

On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, Robert Jonsson wrote:

> Hi,
> This has been an very interesting thread. IRs and convolution has been 
> discussed before both here and there. I find it intriguing, especially since 
> I started poking with it myself (as a user).
> I remember Ron doing one of his usual ramblings :) sometime ago, about a 
> possible convolution product that he'd like to see. Basically a convolution 
> unit where you'd get to control the parameters. Since IR's in themselves are 
> rather static. I don't know the theory myself, I guess you can alter some 
> things in the convolution process, the best would be to alter the IR itself, 
> in other words, being able to create IRs.
> As I recall Ron also mentioned being able to reverse bad-sounding rooms, so 
> you can apply a good sounding room. As it seems, many (all?) of these things 
> have been discussed here.
> Now, Steve mentioned BruteFIR earlier, BruteFIR is an opensource, very 
> capable, convolution engine which I've been pouring alot of blood in lately 
> to test convolution. Very rewarding when you have some great IR's to play 
> with. There isn't any real problem with this, you can achieve some great 
> sounds/effects this way. 
> But, reading this thread and trying to understand I can see that there are 
> lots of other possibilites, the coolest would maybe be the 
> bad-sounding-room-reverser, though I realize that this must be very complex 
> to actually implement. 
> Nevertheless, just being able to algorithmically, gui or no gui, design your 
> own custom environments is very appealing, and it would sure be a killer 
> application to use it together with a realtime convolution engine such as 
> BruteFIR.
> ...so... when is it ready? :) 
> Seriously though, is this a possibility to create? 
> GUI's are nice, you could create some great GUIs with OpenGL rendered rooms, 
> but for now I would be happy if there where just some parameters in a command 
> line app that I could tweak :).
> Regards,
> Robert

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