Subject: MAX Digest - 25 Nov 1997 to 26 Nov 1997
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 1997 00:00:58 -0500
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There are 6 messages totalling 245 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. AIFF (pronounced "ayphe")
  2. Aiff/PPC Native
  3. mod files
  4. Syndicate: SoundBox (call for proposals)
  5. spreading the word
  6. old/ancient message

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Date:    Wed, 26 Nov 1997 11:25:18 +0100
From:    dudas 
Subject: AIFF (pronounced "ayphe")

Philippe Monte'mont writes:

>Does anyone know where I can find an object able to play aiff files
>which is PPC native?

Isabelle Jenniches writes:

> Is there a possibility to change the pitch of a file you play in Eric
> Singer's AiffPlayer?

(Eric Singer's response:
>Sorry, not possible the way I have implemented it.  For changing pitch,
>try the 'snd' object, which plays from memory instead of direct from disk.)

The "aiff" object by ichi is a FAT max external that plays AIFF files with
variable speed control.  It is part of the "ichi objects collection" which
can be downloaded from the IRCAM FTP site:

ftp://ftp.ircam.fr/pub/forumnet/max/FAT/sound/ichi-objectsFATv3.sea.bin

the main level of the ftp is at:
ftp://ftp.ircam.fr/pub/forumnet/max/

Please don't forget to type this full path, because the max directory is
invisible from its parent directory.

-Xoaz
dudas@ircam.fr

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Date:    Wed, 26 Nov 1997 14:06:33 +0100
From:    Isabelle Jenniches 
Subject: Re: Aiff/PPC Native

>Does anyone know where I can find an object able to play aiff files
>which is PPC native?
>
>Quelqu'un sait-il ou je peux trouver un objet capable de lire les
>fichiers aiff et qui soit natif PPC?

I run Eric Singer's AiffPlayer on PPC, works fine.

J'utilise l'Aiffplayer d'Eric Singer avec mon PPC et ca marche bien.
(tien alors,  elle parle un peut de francais!) Salut! Isabelle

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Date:    Wed, 26 Nov 1997 09:31:36 -0400
From:    Curtis Bahn 
Subject: mod files

Is there a max object that can control mod files?

thanks,
crb

--

Curtis Bahn
iEAR Studios, DCC 135
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York,
12180
office  (518) 276-4032
fax     (518) 276-4780
email    crb@rpi.edu

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Date:    Wed, 26 Nov 1997 16:35:05 +0100
From:    Isabelle Jenniches 
Subject: Syndicate: SoundBox (call for proposals)

this may be of interest :

>=AB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=
=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB
>
>-- Acousmatic music -- Ambient music -- Audio art -- Computer music --
>Electroacoustic music -- Experimental music -- Sound art -- Tape music --
>Text/Sound --
>
>=AB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=
=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB
>
>
>CALL FOR WORKS --
>'SOUND BOX' Web Broadcast Project
>November 1997
>
>Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, Finland, is seeking works
>for possible inclusion for the upcoming web project.
>
>SOUND BOX is a RealAudio based experimental broadcast, opening its virtual
>doors on Friday March 27th 1998. Web broadcast will be online for a period
>of two months at the following address:
>http://www.kiasma.fng.fi/soundbox/. SOUND BOX is a countdown project for
>KIASMA, the new building of The Museum of Contemporary Art, keeping its
>opening ceremony on Friday May 29th 1998 in Helsinki.
>
>SOUND BOX will introduce different kind of works and aesthetics concerning
>electronic music. SOUND BOX is looking for fresh ideas, works in which
>sounds and electronic means are used in imaginary and interesting ways.
>SOUND BOX will give the web audience a versatile vision about the
>diversity and richness of international sonic art in the 90's.
>
>At least 20 works will be selected for SOUND BOX broadcasting. The
>selected works are broadcasted as a nonstop stream, including text
>information about every composer and work. Each selected composer will
>receive a fee of 500 FIM (=3D ca. 95 USD =3D 167 DEM =3D 555 FRF =3D 57
GBP=
).
>Please be sure that you own the copyright of the piece before submitting
>it. There will also be a possibility that The Museum of Contemporary Art
>will buy a few of these works for its collection.
>
>SOUND BOX project is curated by composer Petri Kuljuntausta
>(http://muu.autono.net/artists/kuljuntausta/), chairman of the Charm of
>Sound association.
>
>Formats for submission:
>- DAT, CD/CD-R, Minidisc.
>
>Please include:
>- Written artistic statement about the submitted work and bio about
>yourself and your previous work in diskette (PC/Macintosh).
>
>DEADLINE for submissions is January 30th 1998.
>
>Submit your work and diskette to:
>
>SOUND BOX
>The Museum of Contemporary Art
>Kaivokatu 2
>FIN-00100 Helsinki
>Finland.
>
>The SOUND BOX Website at: http://www.kiasma.fng.fi/soundbox/
>
>-------------------
>
>The Charm of Sound association (Aanen Lumo ry) is collaborating on this
>project, so there will be an opportunity for your work to be performed in
>an electronic music concert in Helsinki. After the SOUND BOX web
>broadcasting period we will return all submitted sound material, but if
>you would like your work to be performed in a live concert we will forward
>your material to Charm of Sound's collection for consideration of future
>projects. Please mention if you prefer that possibility.
>
>For further information about SOUND BOX or the Charm of Sound association,
>contact:
>
>Petri Kuljuntausta
>Tunnelitie 9 G 53
>FIN-00320 Helsinki Finland.
>Tel: +358-9-4583950
>Email: 
>
>
>=AB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=
=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB
>
>-- Acousmatic music -- Ambient music -- Audio art -- Computer music --
>Electroacoustic music -- Experimental music -- Sound art -- Tape music --
>Text/Sound --
>
>=AB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=
=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB=AB=AB=AB=BB=BB=BB
>
>
>
>- Please distribute freely -
>

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Date:    Wed, 26 Nov 1997 10:35:59 -0500
From:    Tommy DOG 
Subject: spreading the word

Dear Uncle Max,
I recently switched to using a PPC 8500/132 as my main computer. I have kept
my beloved Quadra 650 because I use some applications that are not
compatible with PowerMacs.
-I actually never get rid of anything and still have a IIcx up and running
for video and an Apple IIe for making "video game" sounding music.
Anyway, as I begin to do various things I discover what doesn't run, you
know how this is. Last night I discovered "scramble" isn't recognized, I may
have an old version.... If the author is reading this, please let me know
whether it's been updated to a FAT status.
Okay, so here's the problem: my computers are not next to each other, they
are a good distance away. What are my options in terms of accessing my MIDI
TimePiece II (connected to the modem port) from the Quadra (across the
room)?  I have a DIN8 switcher but I would have to keep a cable running
across my patch 24 hours a day (which would bug me) or I would have to roll
my Quadra over to where the PPC is every time I wanted to use it for MIDI...
Can I rig up some sort of remote using an old modem or something?
I know this post isn't total lucid but I'm not either (it's laundry day).
TD
"Death To The Dumb, Curses Upon The Heads Of The Weird"
                     Tommy DOG
http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/3976/uni.html

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Date:    Wed, 26 Nov 1997 14:19:03 -0800
From:    Peter Nyboer 
Subject: old/ancient message

In looking at some of =cw4t7abs's language, I came across this message from
July:

     >Of course, you can always use the Digidesign Sound Drivers extension
to
     >route the sound output of the "AiffPlayer" or "aiff" object to
ProTools or
     >the newer Digi cards for a high quality output.  However, you are
still
     >stuck with the Sound Manager's inherent delay.

     ja.aber. dzie dsp objekt providez access 2the motorola dsp which iz
niss.
     the dsp objekt works v.well with audiomedia 1.+is available as
maxselpro
     [audiomedia]

What peaked my curiosity was not a linguistic insight, but a need for
translation, as his message seems to contain some useful, though, for me,
unextractable information.  What is this "dsp objekt" he speaks of?

Peter Nyboer
pnyboer@ucla.edu
http://www.loop.com/~pnyboer/
home of Slambassador multimedia gallery--
including a full album of music!
"a cellular phone, pepper spray, and maybe even a Smith and Wesson"--SUV
Driver, on safety needs

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