Monthly archive of May, 2010

Falasol Timbre 1.1.0 sp1

A small but important update to the version 1.1.0.
Bugs fixed:

  • App won’t run on WinXP (OS not supporting 256*256 ico format)
  • Crash when holding F6 key for a while (threading bug)

This update was possible because of Johnny Pumphandle who found and reported the above issues. I salute you!
I’d especially like to recommend his MusicByComputer blog: http://www.johnnypumphandle.com/johnny/MBC.htm.

For those of you who see any bugs or just would like to share some thoughts on the project – don’t be shy!
Please post comments or ping me via mail koshik@falasol.net.

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Falasol is 1 year old

Yes, it has been 1 year since first release of Falasol. Time to stop for a second and take a look around: where it all has begun, how far has it gone by now and – what’s most exciting – where it’s heading.

Audio Engineering – research & innovate

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SoME 2010 May: Frequency of Chaos

Sound Of the Month Edition

Transition from random pitch sliding into pinkish noise

Spectrogram of random walk with rising temperature

880 Hz frequency randomized with standard variance of 1 octave and rising change rate

I took a simple 880 Hz sine wave and applied noise of standard variation = 1 octave.
At the beginning the random changes are slow – you can clearly hear the sliding tone. As the rate of changes gains more speed human ear tend to loose track of the tone and start hearing burping sounds. In the end, when the temperature gets really high (higher than tone frequency), the whole wave melts down into one uniform noise.

It’s just like blending a smoothie from an audio tone :)

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Falasol Timbre project zipped file: FrequencyOfChaos

Come get SoME!
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