— re-synthesize!

2015 by Till Bovermann

WaveSetter is an electronic instrument based on ad-hoc re-synthesis with WaveSets as described by Trevor Wishart in his book Audible Design (pdf).

Diagram of the instrument’s signal flow.

Diagram of the instrument’s signal flow.

Through pressing a button, the last 2 seconds of life-played sound material (originating e.g. in acoustic sound sources captured with microphones) is analysed for zero-crossings and transiental peaks. Those transients are then assigned to pads of a capacity-based controller (a Manta).

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WaveSetter was played together with PushPull at

Till's responsibilities:
concept, programming, performance