This Zoom workshop is an introduction to modulation synthesis using the graphical programming language Pure Data. We’ll cover how to implement amplitude, ring and frequency modulation synthesis in this session while learning how to use Pd to build tools that can be used when composing and performing.
About the instructor: Richard Graham, Ph.D. (Signals Under Tests) is a musician from Northern Ireland. He has performed at festivals and conferences including Moogfest and the International Symposium on Electronic Art. He has composed music for British and US television and recorded live sessions for BBC radio and he has performed compositions from his album, “Nascent,” (2012) at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF), the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) and the national Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) conference. Graham has also presented his music projects at a number of prestigious research institutions, including Bauhaus-Universität in Weimar, Elektronmusikstudion EMS in Stockholm, Bell Labs in New Jersey, STEIM in Amsterdam, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston.