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Spectro: Real-time spectrogram for the web


Spectro creates spectrograms - visualisations of how the frequency content of sound varies with time - from either audio files, or your device's microphone. Dig into the repo for a post explaining how it was built.

Web Audio API performance and debugging notes


Extensive notes from Mozilla's Paul Adenot on how to optimise the performance of your Web Audio application. There's a lot of browser-specific tips for when you spot a difference between implementations, as well as some generic strategies for working with audio on the web.

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Building a Wavetable Synthesizer From Scratch with Rust, WebAssembly, and WebAudio


A really in-depth article on implementing wavetable synthesis. This article is particularly interesting if you want to know how to compile Rust audio code to work in the browser. The approach compiles Rust to WebAssembly to run in an AudioWorklet node - so you'll need to use Chrome or Firefox Nightly.

CBM 8032 AV


The CBM 8032 AV project is an exploration of the beauty of simple graphics and sound, using computers from the early 1980's.

The Turn of the Screw immersive trailer


An immersive trailer for an upcoming production of The Turn of the Screw by the Leeds-based Opera North. Built by Lusion in collaboration with James Bulley and the University of York the trailer uses Web Audio to create spatialised audio that reacts to your actions in the trailer.

Talk: WebAssembly Music


Peter Salomonsen presents a live-coding music environment that compiles AssemblyScript to WebAssembly to run in an AudioWorklet node in the browser. We're going to see more and more of these kind of toolchains as the AudioWorklet becomes more widely available, and it's interesting to get some perspectives on the pros and cons.

Standers Trio - Fly Me to the Mon


Book these people to play at your wedding and invite me to your wedding? OK? Thanks.