Yesterday Instagram announced Hyperlapse, their new smoothed time-lapse app for iOS. This will inevitably lead to a proliferation of cool timelapse videos. So I thought it would be necessary for people to add Yakety-Sax (aka the Benny Hill Theme) to their timelapse videos. I’m not sure exactly if I’m proud of this but, I wentContinue reading »
I finally went ahead and registered as a developer for TheEchoNest API. It’s easy to do and only takes about a minute after which you can immediately send requests. The query format is pretty straightforward and can be sent as POST or GET (not always allowed as GET though) requests, with response such as theContinue reading »
This site is based on the first section from Steve Reich’s 1967 piece Piano Phase. Two pianists repeat the same twelve note sequence, but one gradually speeds up. Here, the musical patterns are visualized by drawing two lines, one following each pianist.
A few days ago I posted this random idea to Twitter So naturally I went ahead and built a reasonable approximation using my new Web Audio API powers.Continue reading »
Paris Smaragdis is an assistant professor at the University of Illinois who specializes in research that involves machine listening. This includes source localization (where the sound is coming from), sound recognition (such as a traffic accident at an intersection) and source separation (taking individual voices or instruments out of a mix). Source separation is aContinue reading »