[chuck-users] osc guitar

john saylor js0000 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 09:37:40 EDT 2007


On 7/9/07, Joshua Patriquin <joshuapatriquin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why is yours better than the rest?

i am not on the chuck dev team, so i speak only for myself. in the
open source audio world there's less an emphasis on 'better' in the
way that microsoft may promote vista as 'better' [for microsoft
shareholders mostly]. these projects are run by volunteers and usually
advocacy [or 'advertising'] is the lowest priority [not always].

> How is it different?

search the mailing list. you'll have to do this work yourself. but i
think you should spend some time thinking about what you want and how
you like to work first.

> I want to learn and need a place to start.

1. download chuck
2. rtfm
3. produce audio
4. try to make it better

[keep repeating steps 2-4]

also, you can replace chuck with csound or pd for two differeing views
into digital audio. and even though you say you are not a programmer,
if you're going to use a computer to make music, it is very helpful to
learn how it works [which means understanding something about

> This project, if successful, would mean the realization of a beautiful
> vision.

good luck!

\js  [ http://or8.net/~johns/ ]

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