[chuck-users] Laptop Battle

Hans Aberg haberg at math.su.se
Tue Nov 10 04:53:13 EST 2009

On 10 Nov 2009, at 09:13, Les Hall wrote:

> This year at the electro-music 2009 festival, I did the ChucK  
> community proud by winning the Laptop Battle along with a guy who  
> played some awesome guitar (there were two winners this year).  My  
> routine was good, but for next year the electro-music 2008 Laptop  
> Battle winner has thrown down the gauntlet and challenged me to a  
> new five-minute timed battle!  It's all in good fun, of course, yet  
> I take the competition seriously.
> My performance will consist of a program controlled by one or two  
> accelerometer boards such that when I move my hand(s) around, ChucK  
> makes noise.  I'll do dance or Tai Chi type motions and generate  
> sound from ChucK that will thrill the audience!  Right now I'm just  
> collecting sounds to later stitch together into an application.   
> Already kijjaz and I have created some very nice Thunder and Cannon  
> Fire (posted to the wiki if you want the code), yet what is still  
> lacking are two sounds:  Lightning and what I can only call "Ripping  
> a Hole in the Fabric of Space-Time", an eerie and ominous sound made  
> by sweeping a hand from side to side.   Maybe I'll light up some  
> traffic flares and hold them in my hands during the performance for  
> dramatic effect?

Might Kassen's 1-liner light-saber be adapted?


SubNoise s=>dac;int n;while(++n%241+1=>s.rate){(n%83)*ms+ms=>now; 

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