Audio: from real time to the studio and back again

13th to 17th august 2007

This workshop will combine live audio performance and generation with the skills required to record and mix tracks. In addition, the workshop will cover interaction with audio, based on methods like pitch tracking and beat detection.

Participants will learn to create programmes (patches) for audio generation and performance using Pure Data (PD), a real-time graphical programming environment for audio, video, and graphical processing.They will also learn the basics of the audio studio in Linux – multitrack recording and mixing using Ardour and Rosegarden. These are robust free alternatives to commercial programmes such as ProTools. The workshop is for beginners as well as experienced users.


Yvez Degoyon is a musician, mapmaker and PD coder. He is the author of the PiDiP video objects for PD as well as many other useful objects.

Lluis Carbonell is a musician and co-founder of He is a member of the dark-hop group Acoprova, producer of Jalea Real and co-producer of the soundtrack for the film El Taxista Full. He investigates new configurations to optimise the low latency linux kernel.

Time: from 4 to 9 pm.