[LAU] Resonance

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Sun Dec 30 16:56:05 EST 2007

On Sat, Dec 29, 2007 at 02:57:58PM +0000, Adam Sampson wrote:
> John Anderson <ardour at semiosix.com> writes:
> > Seems like the best option is JMax, or pd, or something like
> > that. But they seem like long steep learning curves.
> Pd might look that way, but it's actually pretty straightforward to
> use; its simplicitly means there's not a lot you need to learn to be
> able to drive it, and its online help is pretty decent. I found that
> sitting down for an afternoon with Pd and Miller Puckette's book
> (available online at http://crca.ucsd.edu/%7Emsp/techniques.htm) was a
> good introduction. If you're just after playing with some filters and
> delays then it should do the job nicely.

I found PD to be pretty idiot-proof. I haven't been able to screw it up yet.

Very easy to use, figure out, and modify.

I was just playing with ParticleChamber last night-- nice async granular patch for PD. I modified it to accept MIDI CC's very easily. I needed some weird pads and was able to tweak real knobs and push real buttons, and got some good stuff going in short order.


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