[linux-audio-user] extreme time stretching

Erik de Castro Lopo erikd-lad at mega-nerd.com
Mon Mar 15 15:38:20 EST 2004

On Mon, 15 Mar 2004 15:21:01 -0500
Eric Dantan Rzewnicki <rzewnickie at rfa.org> wrote:

> What is granular synthesis? 

Google might help for a better answer, but basically yo chop the
sound into short segments and then repeat/drop segments as 

> For the purposes of time stretching or
> compressing sound, how does it compare to the way Erik's SRC or
> SoundTouch work? 

SRC is a sample rate converter and hence cannot modify the length 
without modifying pitch.

SoundTouch is a true pithc independant time stretcher.

  Erik de Castro Lopo  nospam at mega-nerd.com (Yes it's valid)
When aiming for the common denominator, be prepared for the
occasional division by zero.

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