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Free book traces the revolutionary link of graphic to sound, in Xenakis, UPIC, and legacy

Electronic sound is in theory a limitless blank canvas. Iannis Xenakis and his work imagine what image of sound could fill that page – and leaves a legacy that’s still radical today. Now, we get a view of those multi-faceted possibilities from an array of angles, in a new book from the legendary ZKM Center … Continue reading Free book traces the revolutionary link of graphic to sound, in Xenakis, UPIC, and legacy

The Revolutionary Audio Chip Inside All Your Pedals

Something that I wasn’t aware of until recently is that most spatial effects guitar pedals are built around the same DSP chip. That’s not unusual in itself since so many audio devices are built around basically the same chip sets, but the source of this particular one, called the FV-1, is a surprise. The FV-1 … Continue reading The Revolutionary Audio Chip Inside All Your Pedals