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2020-06-14

By license on June 14, 2020 10:01 pm
({
    var undertone = MouseX.kr(1, 25).floor.lag(0.02);
    var strength = MouseY.kr(0.0001, 1.4, 1).pow(1.5);
    var freq = SinOsc.ar(0.3, 0, 0.07, (1100 / undertone).cpsmidi).midicps;

    var mod = SinOsc.ar(
        freq: (freq * ((strength - 1.2).max(0.1) * 10).floor).min(550).lag(0.3) + 0.5,
        mul: (strength - 1.2).max(0) * 3);

    var osc = (mod +
                SinOscFB.ar(
                    freq: freq,
                    feedback: strength,
                    mul: strength * 0.5).asin
            ).sin;

    var filtered = DFM1.ar(
        in: osc,
        freq: (freq * 5).min(1100),
        res: (strength - 0.4).pow(2),
        noiselevel: strength / 8);

    var combs = CombL.ar(
        in: (filtered * strength).tanh,
        maxdelaytime: 1,
        delaytime: SinOsc.ar([0.9, 0.8], 0, 0.0001, add: 0.8),
        decaytime: 3 + strength.pow(50).lag3(0.5),
        mul: 2);

    osc + (combs.tanh * 0.2);
}.play)

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June 17, 2020 1:32 am

wow, cool description ... nerd. Ha! No that is cool to see that.
These sounds are far out man. Lots of cool bends and things happening, dig it. Like a theremin band. Waiting for a beat/drums. Want a beat maybe. No beat, that's cool too!

June 17, 2020 2:27 am
miraclemiles wrote:

wow, cool description ... nerd. Ha! No that is cool to see that.
These sounds are far out man. Lots of cool bends and things happening, dig it. Like a theremin band. Waiting for a beat/drums. Want a beat maybe. No beat, that's cool too!


lol thanks! Theremin band is about right.

Maybe a bit self-indulgent but I couldn't resist the chance to open-source a tune smile

Hmm... I think you're onto something. Maybe a beat-theremin for next week... yes...

June 18, 2020 12:15 am

Sounds like an alien communiqué

miraclemiles wrote:

wow, cool description ... nerd.

LOL

June 18, 2020 4:28 am
orangedrink wrote:

Sounds like an alien communiqué

miraclemiles wrote:

wow, cool description ... nerd.

LOL


Just speaking my native language lol

July 15, 2020 7:07 am

Love this so much. Really rad how complex this is from X/Y mouse movement, too. Great stuff.

July 15, 2020 2:27 pm
fc wrote:

Love this so much. Really rad how complex this is from X/Y mouse movement, too. Great stuff.


Thank you! Yeah I love making these mouse control things. I think this is the first time I made one that felt interesting enough to me on its own.

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