Boss GP-10 F.A.Q.
Started by MedicationTime, November 30, 2020, 01:20:36 AM
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Quote from: MedicationTime on November 30, 2020, 01:20:36 AMHello everyone,First post here and I should have done it way before that !I'm doing a Phd on hexaphonic guitar and hexaphonic audio effects (even if as discussed in your previous posts, and I totally agree, hexaphonic is not the best term and the audio effects I developed could easily be set up for bass, 7th string, etc.).I've been developing some hardware and software and made it experiment by several guitarists. One used it in a long-term creation process and the other ones used it in an experiment context. The first guitarist also worked with note, interval and playing techniques (only hammer-on, pull-off and harmonic) detection system to control the triggering and audio processing of a bunch of audio files.Some elements of this last part have been published: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/235677696_Left_and_right-hand_guitar_playing_techniques_detectionhttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/259178663_EGT_Enriched_Guitar_TranscriptionThere's also this older publication related to hexaphonic pickup and processing: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/318818518_Multimodal_Guitar_A_Toolbox_For_Augmented_Guitar_PerformancesThe audio effects are done in Max MSP. There is some latency, but after a small amount of time, guitarists tend to forget it, "integrate it" would be probably more accurate. Here are some pictures. You can see that there are different "classical" and less "classical" individual string guitar effects: Fuzz, overdrive, delay, tremolo, reverb, flanger, ringmod, harmonizer and freeze. The second version adds something that was missing on the first one which is individual string bypass. The simplest thing but one of the greatest creative potential to me until now. The matrix of switches of the second pictures represents all the bypasses of all effects for all the strings.We (just two people ) are currently working on porting hexaphonic effects (or multi-effects) on hardware in order to have hexaphonic delay, tremolo, freeze and so on. The overall shape is the one of a guitar pedal but a rack version for multi-effects is of concern too.We are also looking at making a business out of it, but as it was mentioned in previous posts, market size may be an issue even if we definitely don't plan to be as big as Roland or others . I've been looking at this forum for quite some time now and it is obviously the best place to find people interested in hexaphonic processing. There are roughly 30,000 members but I'm not even sure how many of these people would be interested in hexaphonic audio effects... Any guess on that?Apart from that I would love to have your feedback about what I mentioned above and talk more about the different hardware we developed as well.
Quote from: chlorinemist on March 05, 2021, 02:16:42 PMGreat idea! I would suggest cross promoting your product with Cycfi's Nu pickups since they do well to explain each other's existence. The Nu is a pickup that makes people think "poly fx processing" rather than "clunky MIDI tracker", which helps people start thinking about it in more creative ways.I definitely agree that a hardware solution would be essential from a usability standpoint. Setting up 6 tracks in a DAW is just too clunky for most people. It really calls for a dedicated device.I think ADAT lightpipe would be an interesting I/O choice. Could help reduce the price having people optionally add their own 8 ch dacs or chain multiple hex devices together over ADAT