Did you come across digital clipping in web audio apps? I certainly did several times (mostly in my own apps though). This undesired effect occurs when you play several sound sources at the same time, which results in a signal that is louder than the maximum of 0 dBFS. Since a digital system is unable to reproduce higher amplitudes, you will hear nasty distortion and get an unworthy waveform looking like this:
Has anybody created an emoji keyboard that’s actually a piano keyboard for writing musical notation? Wanted a quick way to tweet a melody.
— AudioGrains (@AudioGrainsBlog) 5. Januar 2016
Inspired by @AudioGrains tweet, I made this little Emoji Piano.
Emoji Piano lets you create simple melodies and encodes them with Unicode emojis which you can share and tweet.
I fell in love with synthesized bass sounds when listening for the first time to Joan as Police Woman’s performance of Holy Fire on Later:
After that I enthusiasticly tried to recreate this sound with the awesome Moog emulator Monark by Native Instruments.
Monark comes already with some quite good presets. Here you can download the one I have created to come as close to Joan’s bass sound as possible. It’s based on the preset “Humble Bee” but with tiny adjustments: