Preface

The Power of Audio Processes

Digital audio processes are algorithmic forms that generate, modify, and analyse audio data. They dominate the landscape of audio recording and production, deeply affecting the way in which music is originated, performed, edited, and consumed. Audio processes enable the exploration of obscure hidden features within sounds, the radical transformation of tonality, the generation of instrument sounds with wild new characteristics, and the potential to all be controlled with natural and expressive human gestures. They also allow great subtlety and precision; slightly changing individual frequencies and amplitudes, accurately synthesising the character of acoustic instruments, and gently massaging a track to fit ...

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