Permalink
Find file
Fetching contributors…
Cannot retrieve contributors at this time
24 lines (20 sloc) 1.84 KB
icolinclark: All the interesting stuff is in the options: https://github.com/colinbdclark/Flocking/blob/synth-groups/flocking/flocking-core.js#L1151-1167
[5:52pm] colinclark: The most notable are the "noteSpecs" and "amplitudeKey" options
[5:52pm] colinclark: The "noteSpecs" structure defines the meaning of noteOn() and noteOff() for your particular synth def
[5:53pm] yura left the chat room.
[5:53pm] colinclark: you can define any input paths that you'd like to change every time noteOn and noteOff are fired
[5:53pm] colinclark: by default, it should work with your current synthDef--it will set and unset a gate input at the path "env.gate"
[5:54pm] colinclark: The "amplitudeKey" option is used when you want an amplitudeNormalizer strategy
[5:54pm] colinclark: it tells the polyphonic synth how to set the volume of your voices
colinclark: there is currently only one amplitudeNormalizer implementation...
[5:55pm] colinclark: and all it does is set each voice's amplitude to 1.0 / maxVoices
colinclark: well, that's the nice thing
[6:02pm] colinclark: you just replace your current calls to input(…) to noteOn() and noteOff() calls
[6:03pm] colinclark: these methods are "input-like" in that you can give them a "change object"
[6:03pm] colinclark: (I'm using so many quotes here because I'm still not sure about terminology, given this stuff is less than 24 hours old)
[6:03pm] colinclark: so your current call
[6:04pm] colinclark: input({"env.gate": 1, "freq": 440}) now just becomes noteOn({"carrier.freq": 440})
[6:05pm] colinclark: For the mouse-based interaction, I guess you could make keys "sticky" when the user shift-clicks them
[6:06pm] colinclark: it's a pretty familiar idiom, and it would only involve a few extra lines
[6:06pm] colinclark: I was actually sort of thinking that the "traditional" keyboard interaction might work the same way
[6:07pm]