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[PSYCH] – Psychoacoustics and Auditory Illusion Introduction

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Psychoacoustics – the scientific study of the brains interpretation of sound

This is something that I chose to study for my dissertation at uni as I found it super interesting. The title was:

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The two main composers I studied were Diana Deutsch and Al Bregman.

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Here are the few of the chapter titles to give you a brief example of the stuff I researched:

Chapter 1- Perception of pitch and melody and fusion of independent signals and their effect on perceived location

Chapter 2 – Effects of rhythm, pitch, timbre, frequency of repetition and spatial location on stream segregation

Chapter 3 – Perceptual grouping and masking techniques and curiosities, ambiguities and assumption relating to how the brain interprets speech


WHAT DO I INTEND TO DO HERE?

Instead of just posting my dissertation here, I’m going to go over what I learned whilst writing it, but this time more in depth and I’ll be sharing it here.

This is good for me too as it’s been about 5 years since I looked at any of this and I know I have forgotten a lot of it.


WHY IS THIS GOOD TO KNOW AS A PRODUCER?

I found that after learning about this stuff, when composing and particularly in mixing my productions, this stuff pops up all the time. When I recognise it I’m able to apply some of these effects to get elements to sit in the mix more harmoniously, and with more clarity and consistency.

I personally feel that it’s almost like a secret dimension of music production, and I don’t think it’s unfair to say that it doesn’t (stereotypically) get talked about much (or at all) in other music production courses. So I hope whoever sees this stuff gets a lot from it and can apply it to their productions too.

[S-TECH] – Sensor Technology and Arduino Introduction


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Sensor Technology is fun.

After learning a few lines of Arduino code, it’s relatively easy. In fact, they do a lot of the work for you. You just need to adapt some lines of existing code, wire up your board correctly, send signals through to your program of choice and you’re off.

arduinoI’ll be doing some real fun stuff here (using flex sensors, force sensitive resistors, ultrasound ping sensors, potentiometers, LDR’s and much more…) and linking it all up with my live dj sets… Stay tuned 😉 K

Arduino Website: www.arduino.cc

 

[MAX] – Max/MSP Intro

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In this section I will be showing some of my previous projects and patches from uni created with Max/MSP.

Max is a program that I don’t use on a daily basis, but plan to pick up sometime in the near future. I got on really well with this program so I look forward to creating some new mad stuff!

I’ll be showing everything Max/MSP here.

 

[SETS] #8 – Kat Nine – Kitty Mix 003 – 2016 Mix (Video)

John Haden – Reach the End (Elmar Strathe Remix) / [Play My Track Recordings]
Carlo Ruetz – Excess / [KD Raw]
Raw District – Their Eyes / [Moon Harbour]
Shelley Johannson – Take It / [Octopus Black Label]
Stefano Noferini – Vegas (Ron Costa Remix) / [Deeperfect]
Sinisa Tamamovic – Old School / [Sci + Tec]
Rick Dyno – Magnetic / [The Manifesto Music]
Enrico Sangiuliano – X-Pollination (X-Pollination Mark Reeve Remix) / [Unrilis]
Dense & Pika – Drag N’ Drop / [Drumcode]
Kat Nine – At The XXX / [White Label]
DJ Boris – Language (Carlo Lio Remix) / [Transmit]


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[SETS] #7 – Kat Nine – Kitty Mix 002 – Live @ SnowDrifta Rail Jam, Wanaka, NZ

Kat Nine – Poppin Off [Incognitus Recordings]
Kat Nine – Messie Bessie [Incognitus Recordings]
Bryan Brack – Astral [SCI + TEC]
Sinisa Tamamovic – Lava [Night Light Records]
Elio Riso, Maris – Give It To Me (F. Sonik Remix) – [KD Music]
Julian Jeweil – Funky Skull – [Minus]
Julian Jeweil – Los Pistolos [Minus]
Dubspeeka – Noise [Truesoul]
Dubman F, Loiter – Keni Bell [Finest Cut Records]
Dubspeeka – Fix Me [Ideal Audio]
Tom Flynn – Like Sayin [Leena Music]
Julian Jeweil – She’s Hot [Minus]
Gaiser – Trashbend [Minus]
Julian Jeweil – Bastard [Minus]
Dubfire – Slowburn [SCI + TEC]
Fergie – Don’t Lose Your Head (Joseph Capriati Remix) [Excentric Muzik]


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[SETS] #6 – Kat Nine – Kitty Mix 001 – Live @ Pulse Bar, Wanaka, NZ

1 – Nicole Moudaber – Can I Get Some [Drumcode]
2 – Dubspeeka – Usk [Truesoul]
3 – Dustin Zahn – Sundays in Berlin [Drumcode]
4 – WHYT NOYZ – Tribe [SCI+TEC]
5 – WHYT NOYZ – In 95 [SCI+TEC]
5 – Nicole Moudaber – Movin’ On [Drumcode]
6 – Julian Jeweil – The Light [Minus]
7 – Dubspeeka – Noise [Truesoul]
8 – Nicole Moudaber – Big Love With No Apology [Drumcode]
9 – Monika Kruse – Summer Drops (Nicole Moudaber Remix) [Terminal M]