Portland Rain Data Sonification

The rumors are true, it rains alot in Portland! This seems to be common knowledge, however I wanted to take a slightly different look at the weather. The City of Portland HYDRA Rainfall Network publishes the average rainfall data online from various rain gages placed around the city. I thought…

808 Drum Machine Resynthesis using NSynth

I've been enjoying the combination of deep learning and sound design as a hobby recently and wanted to checkout Magenta Nsynth's fastgen for resynthesis on a well known set of samples. The Roland 808 drum machine has a classic and unmistakeable sound so I thought this would be interesting to…

Exploring Speech Synthesis

I recently had some extra free time for an exploratory project in Natural Language Processing. Due to my experience with audio engineering and interest in synthesizers, I chose to do my project on evaluating the MBROLA speech synthesizer alongside with the Festival text-to-speech synthesizer. While both of these synths are…