Recent Events https://171.64.197.145/recent-events/feed en VCV Rack: Open-source virtual modular synthesis and introduction to module development in C++ https://171.64.197.145/events/vcv-rack-open-source-virtual-modular-synthesis-and-introduction-module-development-in-c <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 07/03/2019 - <span class="date-display-start">5:30pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">7:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> CCRMA Class Room [Knoll 217] </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event Type:&nbsp;</div> DSP Seminar </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="200" height="106" alt="" src="https://171.64.197.145/sites/default/files/user/jos/2019-06-26-191120_1600x900_scrot.png?1561593233" /> </div> </div> </div> <b>Abstract:</b> VCV Rack is a new open-source virtual modular synthesizer for Mac/Windows/Linux based on the appearance, sound, and functionality of Eurorack and other modular formats. Its first stable version, 1.0, was recently released, including modular polyphony, a multi-threaded DSP engine, MIDI input/output, MIDI parameter mapping, and several other frequently-requested features. Rack's license allows open-source, freeware, and commercial plugins to be built using Rack's SDK, and its community has grown in the last two years to over 100,000 users and around 150 plugin developers, with over 1,200 modules currently available. <p>Rack is written in C++ and processes modules with 1-sample buffers to allow low-latency feedback in patches.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-cost"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FREE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intended-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Open to the Public </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://171.64.197.145/events/vcv-rack-open-source-virtual-modular-synthesis-and-introduction-module-development-in-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2019 00:01:56 +0000 jos 4899 at https://171.64.197.145 Margaret Lancaster, Greg Niemeyer, and Chris Chafe: A Day in the Sun https://171.64.197.145/events/margaret-lancaster-greg-niemeyer-and-chris-chafe-day-in-sun <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-start">Mon, 06/10/2019 - 2:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">Fri, 07/26/2019 - 5:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event Type:&nbsp;</div> Other </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="200" height="113" alt="" src="https://171.64.197.145/sites/default/files/user/cobasica/a_day_in_the_sun.jpg?1560200811" /> </div> </div> </div> CCRMA WAVE (Wall for AudioVisual Expression) presents&nbsp;<strong><em>A Day in the Sun</em></strong>&nbsp;by&nbsp;<strong>Margaret Lancaster, Greg Niemeyer, and Chris Chafe</strong>. <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The exhibition will run between Jun 10 - July 26 in the CCRMA Lobby. Our building is open to the public weekdays during regular business hours (9am-5pm).</div> <div>&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-cost"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FREE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intended-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Open to the Public </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://171.64.197.145/events/margaret-lancaster-greg-niemeyer-and-chris-chafe-day-in-sun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 10 Jun 2019 21:08:48 +0000 cobasica 4895 at https://171.64.197.145 Tine Surel Lange: Works for Listening https://171.64.197.145/events/tine-surel-lange-works-listening <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 06/06/2019 - <span class="date-display-start">7:30pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">8:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> CCRMA Stage </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event Type:&nbsp;</div> Concert </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="200" height="200" alt="" src="https://171.64.197.145/sites/default/files/user/cobasica/tinesurellange.jpeg?1555702940" /> </div> </div> </div> <div><em>Works for Listening</em> is a series of electroacoustic works by <a href="http://tinesurel.com/">Tine Surel Lange</a> developed at Notam (NO), MISC (LT) and EMS (SE). All the works are made in 5th order Ambisonics, but have been presented in other formats as well at various occasions and arenas. &nbsp;</div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-cost"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FREE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intended-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Open to the Public </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://171.64.197.145/events/tine-surel-lange-works-listening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 04:53:33 +0000 cobasica 4872 at https://171.64.197.145 CCRMA at Bing | The Lord of the Bings: The Two Bings https://171.64.197.145/events/ccrma-bing-lord-of-bings-two-bings <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 05/31/2019 - <span class="date-display-start">7:30pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">9:00pm</span></span> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Sat, 06/01/2019 - <span class="date-display-start">7:30pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">9:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Bing Concert Hall Studio </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event Type:&nbsp;</div> Concert </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="200" height="200" alt="" src="https://171.64.197.145/sites/default/files/user/cobasica/thumbnail.jpg?1558740427" /> </div> </div> </div> <div>Please join us for the second installment of our epic concert series&nbsp;<em>The Lord of the Bings</em>: <em>The Two Bings</em>. We will present&nbsp;two different evening programs of multichannel immersive music, soundscapes, and visuals in Bing Concert Hall Studio. Our GRAIL sound system will be deployed again in a 3D setup for a selection of pieces from CCRMA and around the Middle-earth.&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-cost"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FREE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intended-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Open to the Public </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://171.64.197.145/events/ccrma-bing-lord-of-bings-two-bings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 03 May 2019 21:44:13 +0000 cobasica 4881 at https://171.64.197.145 Learning Audio Embeddings: From Signal Representation, Audio Transformation to Understanding https://171.64.197.145/events/learning-audio-embeddings-signal-representation-audio-transformation-understanding <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 05/31/2019 - <span class="date-display-start">10:30am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">12:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> CCRMA Seminar Room </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event Type:&nbsp;</div> Hearing Seminar </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="200" height="200" alt="" src="https://171.64.197.145/sites/default/files/user/malcolm/hearingseminar.gif?1558729908" /> </div> </div> </div> Prateek Verma will lead a discussion about using embedding spaces, trained using deep neural networks (DNNs), to model and perform amazing feats with music and speech signals. This continues the theme from last week&rsquo;s Hearing Seminar, where Rohit talked about using DNNs for speech recognition.<br /><div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-cost"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FREE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intended-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Open to the Public </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://171.64.197.145/events/learning-audio-embeddings-signal-representation-audio-transformation-understanding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 23 May 2019 04:14:08 +0000 malcolm 4890 at https://171.64.197.145 Deep Waveform Synthesis https://171.64.197.145/events/deep-waveform-synthesis <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 05/30/2019 - <span class="date-display-start">5:30pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">7:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> CCRMA Class Room [Knoll 217] </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event Type:&nbsp;</div> DSP Seminar </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="200" height="131" alt="" src="https://171.64.197.145/sites/default/files/user/jos/voco.jpeg?1558722489" /> </div> </div> </div> <strong>Abstract:</strong> Conventional audio synthesis (TTS, voice conversion, enhancement, etc) often relies on acoustic feature representations (spectrogram, MFCC, F0, etc.) and a signal processing procedure that infers the waveform from these features. However, such procedures often introduce artifacts caused by insufficient information in the feature representation (e.g. iSTFT without the correct phase info) and/or an oversimplified synthesis process (e.g. a source-filter model). Recent advancements battle this problem using deep learning:&nbsp;WaveNet, for example, generates the waveform sample-by-sample based on acoustic features and previously generated samples using a dilated convolutional net.<div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-cost"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FREE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intended-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Open to the Public </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://171.64.197.145/events/deep-waveform-synthesis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 May 2019 18:35:15 +0000 jos 4892 at https://171.64.197.145 Rohit Prabhavalkar on Modern DNN Speech Recogntion https://171.64.197.145/events/rohit-prabhavalkar-modern-dnn-speech-recogntion <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 05/24/2019 - <span class="date-display-start">10:30am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">12:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> CCRMA Seminar Room </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event Type:&nbsp;</div> Hearing Seminar </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="199" height="200" alt="" src="https://171.64.197.145/sites/default/files/user/malcolm/rohitprabhavalkar.jpg?1554263202" /> </div> </div> </div> Modern speech recognition works really well, especially compared to the HMM approaches of even 10 years ago. Most notably, current approaches abandon the feature calculations, timing models, and language models of yore, replacing them all with a single deep neural network. Amazing, and they work really well, converting millions of hours of speech to text, in all sorts of auditory conditions, in a tiny box that fits in our pockets, for everyday users.<br /><div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-cost"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FREE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intended-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Open to the Public </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://171.64.197.145/events/rohit-prabhavalkar-modern-dnn-speech-recogntion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2019 03:48:51 +0000 malcolm 4860 at https://171.64.197.145 Liveware https://171.64.197.145/events/liveware <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 05/23/2019 - <span class="date-display-start">7:30pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">9:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> CCRMA Stage </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event Type:&nbsp;</div> Concert </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="200" height="133" alt="" src="https://171.64.197.145/sites/default/files/user/cobasica/liveware_century_lawson_headshot.jpg?1552585468" /> </div> </div> </div> <a href="http://www.shawnlawson.com/portfolio/liveware/"><strong>Liveware</strong></a> is an audiovisual ensemble consisting of Shawn Lawson (graphics) and Michael Century (music), with Jeremy Stewart processing both graphics and sound using machine learning algorithms. Lawson is an expert practitioner of live-coding with graphics languages and environments he developed. Century performs on piano and accordion, and uses software he developed allowing live manipulations of performed material on both instruments.&nbsp;<br /><div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-cost"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FREE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intended-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Open to the Public </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://171.64.197.145/events/liveware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:49:19 +0000 cobasica 4845 at https://171.64.197.145 MATLAB/Simulink Tools for Deep Learning, Signal Analysis, and Physical Modeling for Audio https://171.64.197.145/events/matlabsimulink-tools-deep-learning-signal-analysis-and-physical-modeling-audio <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 05/16/2019 - <span class="date-display-start">5:30pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">7:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> CCRMA Class Room [Knoll 217] </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event Type:&nbsp;</div> DSP Seminar </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="200" height="136" alt="" src="https://171.64.197.145/sites/default/files/user/jos/matlabsimulink.jpg?1557191081" /> </div> </div> </div> <b>Abstract:</b> MathWorks engineers will present an overview of MATLAB/Simulink functionality related to current CCRMA research, such as <em>Deep Learning for Signal Processing</em> (especially audio and music), <em>Signal Analyzer App</em> for working with signals in the time and frequency domains, and <em>Simscape for Physical Modeling</em> (spring-mass-damper systems, circuits, etc.).<div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-cost"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FREE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intended-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Open to the Public </div> </div> </div> Tue, 07 May 2019 01:08:16 +0000 jos 4883 at https://171.64.197.145 Hannah Subotnick: Venus Hum https://171.64.197.145/events/hannah-subotnick-venus-hum <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-start">Mon, 05/13/2019 - 9:00am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">Fri, 06/07/2019 - 5:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> CCRMA Lobby </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event Type:&nbsp;</div> Other </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="200" height="113" alt="" src="https://171.64.197.145/sites/default/files/user/cobasica/hannah-subotnick-venus-hum.jpg?1557683968" /> </div> </div> </div> CCRMA WAVE (Wall for AudioVisual Expression) presents&nbsp;<strong><em>Venus Hum</em></strong>&nbsp;by&nbsp;<strong>Hannah Subotnick</strong>. <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The exhibition will run between May 13 - June 7 in the CCRMA Lobby. Our building is open to the public weekdays during regular business hours (9am-5pm).</div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-cost"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FREE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intended-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Open to the Public </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://171.64.197.145/events/hannah-subotnick-venus-hum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 12 May 2019 17:50:24 +0000 cobasica 4887 at https://171.64.197.145