Monthly archive of August, 2009

Falasol Timbre 1.0.2

(codename: Diesel Power)

Falasol’s engine has evolved!

This version introduces drastic performance optimization (both for speed & memory consumption). Those can be experienced especially on complex sounds (confirmed up to 3x faster sound generation with even more than 10x less memory on Shepard’s tone).

To bring some light on what has changed, let’s take a look at the Falasol’s architectural modules:

Architecture

Falasol's modular architecture

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Experiments: slur vs. cross-fade

There are several ways of moving smoothly from one tone to the other. Today we are going to compare the two most common: slurring and cross-fading.

Slur

Gliding over the notes smoothly (sliding the tone).

Guitar slide

Guitar slide


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