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i've tagged out 600+ open source, experimental and tiny tools by their qualities and built a new website for sorting through them!

these are all tools towards joyful digital creation, with the goal of enabling working entirely outside of proprietary systems- moving instead from one hand-made software to another.

(the list takes submissions if it is missing yours >:))

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Scratching time tonight. Rose shows me where to scratch her, and then I do!
今夜のスクラッチタイム。 ローズは私に彼女を引っ掻く場所を教えてくれます、そして私はそうします!
#ヤギ #goats #wheelchair #ostomate #AudioDescription #GoatsOfMastodon #mastopets

AudioDev, Live Coding 

Wrote up a few quick words on hotswapping, which is the core mechanic in Monolith that makes live coding possible:

"I'm gonna push you underwater with my Jowls. Just don't scream. Don't scream!"

@raboof thanks! It was my first and only android app I ever publicly released. I took a multi-touch example from the CsoundAndroid examples and then modified it to include menu, graphics and my own sounds. The trick I'm most proud of in the app is using really heavy smoothing times to make all the pitches slide slowly. This then forced people to perform slowly, which helped mask the audio latency issues inherent on Android. Latency is only an issue when the music decides to make it an issue.

For years, people have been bothering me about my android Ethersurface asking (and sometimes demanding) me to add in new features.

My response is the following:

1. This app is no longer being developed.

2. Even if I wanted to update the app, I literally can't build the project anymore.

3. The code is right here for anyone who wants to add improvements:

It's been 7 years and I'm pretty sure there have been no takers.

@dried DM me if things don't want to run. I can send you an updated version.

@dried super satisfying to play. I shamelessly stole the propulsion mechanics in a small musical game for Android I wrote called Orb [0].

I recently revisited the project and made a version of it that's completely free of Java code and uses only Makefiles [1], based off the template in the rawdrawandroid[2] project.


@dried this is absolutely where I got the association

@dried @PatchNotes there's something so satisfying about the sound of exponential sinusoids. For whatever reason, they always sound better when a filter + impulse does it rather than an oscillator.

The counterpoint you have here is a great organic texture. Listening to this, I'm imagining tiny little bubble creatures kissing my skin.

"I would like to have a civil conversation about your statement"

2005 called. They want their cheesy school supply designs back.

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Here is my little 8x8 font, with all ASCII symbols and compatible with the code page 437 character set. Available as a 128x128 .bmp image, a .chr file or ready to be embedded in a C project with the .c file.

Thanks to @neauoire for the help with the .chr and .c conversion!
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I’d like to help others make better free and open source software so I’m making this standing offer: I’ll review a project's README for free. If you're interested, follow the link below. If you know of someone who might be interested, send the link to them.

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BTW - Godot (the best FOSS game engine out there) is looking for help in improving their audio system. If anyone here is into audio, programming and also game developmen - please join the discussion! Let's make Unreal and Unity sweat :D
#Godot #GodotEngine #FOSS #Audio #GameDev

But what if your work *is* to bang on the drum all day?

@icedquinn you should try mixing at a quieter volume too. On my phone it sounds you're giving the snare too much attention. You'll hear this when things are really quiet and it is the only thing poking out of the mix.

Your synth sounds are simple and unashamed to be electronic. A good reference mix could be anything by Vince Clarke. He is wonderful. Depeche Mode. Yazoo. Erasure. Wonderful stuff.

@icedquinn I know that sadness. A/B-ing comes in handy in guerrilla mixing setups between speakers and listening setups. Having a solid reference mix in the approximate style you're going for is always great to have too. You can A/B that too to do level matching. Good luck!

@zens ah yes, like that moment when you realize that the enemy can respawn indefinitely.

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