Fetch the data from the shortcodes

Hello! Here at Bits4Waves things got a special detour yesterday. Dealing with all this data turned out to be really brain-teasing! This resulted in a lot—literally dozens—of ideas and also questions. So yesterday there was a “pause-and-assess” moment to develop some tools to deal with all this info. (If you like Emacs and Org, youContinue reading “Fetch the data from the shortcodes”

#100daysofpractice dataset: shortcodes arrived!

Hello! How have you been? Here at Bits4Waves we have been working on a new dataset! This is very exciting, as this is the very first dataset we’ll produce for the community! It will be all about Music, especially Resonance… But that will have to wait a bit more before it’s revealed to the world…Continue reading “#100daysofpractice dataset: shortcodes arrived!”

Simple pitch detection in Python with CREPE

Today’s task is to detect the pitch of a sound sample using CREPE in Python. According to the documentation, we could install it with pip: pip install –upgrade tensorflow pip install crepe Now let’s test CREPE. It can be used via command line, or from inside a Python script. Let’s start with the “command line”Continue reading “Simple pitch detection in Python with CREPE”

Hello from (with?) Org2Blog! Get the blogging rolling!

Hello! It’s been a while, and lots of things have happened here at Bits4Waves! We want to keep you up to date, and a good way to do that is via our blog! To make things easier (thus flowing!), we’ll make use of all the help we can get. For now, it means using Org2Blog:Continue reading “Hello from (with?) Org2Blog! Get the blogging rolling!”

The Science Behind Plate Tuning

Our mission here at Bits4Waves is to provide tools that facilitate the practical application of research advancements in the construction of fine string instruments. In our recent post Carving site recommendations for plate tuning, we provided a spreadsheet to help the process of plate tuning by recommending regions to carve in order to obtain theContinue reading “The Science Behind Plate Tuning”

Carving site recommendations for plate tuning

In a recent talk with a Luthier friend, he shared with me that plate tuning could get very tedious, because of the difficulties at each step to know exactly where to carve so as to obtain the desired impact on the final frequency. Reading some papers, I came across a very interesting one, by Alan Carruth, a former studentContinue reading “Carving site recommendations for plate tuning”

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