A pitch-based reading of a FDD

25.11.2020

As part of my current PhD studies I’m working towards developing new compositional techniques through the repurposing of redundant electronic music technologies. I’ve posted about my latest work turning a Floppy Disc Drive (FDD) into an audio sampler. This ongoing project will have more updates soon but in the meantime…

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Floppy Disk Sampler (Part 1)

11.11.2020

tl;dr – Scroll to the bottom to hear some weird and wonderful FDD sampling sounds! In my previous post I unpacked the idea behind using a floppy disk drive (FDD) as a crude sampler. My early experiments yielded some really interesting results, especially finding out that the compression/expansion of audio…

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