Chorus

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Uncategorized

The use of multi-layering one or more sounds, often with the use of very small-scale delays. The chorusing effect leads to the impression of a duplication of the original input…

Continue Reading Chorus

Close Your Eyes

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Uncategorized

This is a simple technique used by some people to help with their listening. How does it work? By closing your eyes you block out any visual distractions. Because you…

Continue Reading Close Your Eyes

Collage

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Uncategorized

An artwork in which small fragments are cut and pasted together to make a larger final work. In sound-based music this may concern extremely brief elements of sound material up…

Continue Reading Collage

Composite Gesture

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Uncategorized

A composite gesture consists of a number of gestures combined into one. In this case an accumulation of gestures together form a single gesture. It is is made up of…

Continue Reading Composite Gesture

Computer Music

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Uncategorized

This term covers a broad range of music created through the use of one or more computers. The computer may work as (assistant) composer, as in Algorithmic music. Alternatively the computer…

Continue Reading Computer Music

Contact Microphone

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Uncategorized

A simple recording technology that allows sound vibration travelling through solid objects to be detected and recorded. Contact microhpones are made from piezoelectric crystals, which induce an electric current when…

Continue Reading Contact Microphone

Contextual listening

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Uncategorized

Listening for the purpose of identifying and gaining information about a sound’s source. It is the opposite of Musical Listening. (also known as causal listening). Contextual Listening This is a…

Continue Reading Contextual listening

Controller

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Uncategorized

A tool that allows a physical control of a certain parameter. These might take the form of a series of faders, potentiometers or a keyboard interface.

Continue Reading Controller

Convolution

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Uncategorized

a process by which two sounds are added together over time.

Continue Reading Convolution