impulse

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A room was covered in bubble wrap, and I used four room mics into Pure Data. Each mic went through a pitch shifter, was panned in quad, and went into two delays. All parameters (transposition, chunk size, pitch shift delay, pan, 2-bus delay, regeneration, delay level) were set randomly by the system, at intervals that were themselves updated randomly. At times, the system would tip into oscillation.

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released April 9, 2013

Thanks to Wall-to-Wall Studios for organizing the event doing the bubble wrapping, and inviting me to do the installation. Well done.

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snwv Pittsburgh

snwv started as my project to create ambient environments from finely tuned software-generated sine waves. Now it includes those, other kinds of oscillators, processors for live inputs (guitar, other instruments, ambient microphones, feedback). Some patches are focused on the oscillators, some on delays, some on controlled amounts of randomness. Results range from gentle ambience to chaos. ... more

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