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Can you tell real from fake? Try the blind test at: https://fakejoerogan.com/
Dessa published a rundown of the process in two parts on Medium:
RealTalk: This Speech Synthesis Model Our Engineers Built Recreates a Human Voice Perfectly
RealTalk (Pt. II): How We Recreated Joe Rogan’s … Read the rest “Joe Rogan Voice AI”
Last year I recorded a bunch of vocals for artist Orville Peck. What an incredible voice. The record got picked up by SubPop and it’s doing really well! Check out this interview with Fader magazine:
I had the occasion to put some of the scripting I’ve been using to good use.
A recent voice-over editing project involved cutting e-learning material in several foreign language. The clips were destined to play back programmatically and the client required a ~100ms buffer before and after each clip to avoid stuttering during playback or having the end lopped off. Apparently this had been an issue before with the audio engine they’re using in their … Read the rest “Python – Prepend 100ms Bumper”
I’ve been consulting with Toronto machine learning startup Dessa on an exciting audio based project. (more on that when the time is right)
The he engineers there have impressed me with what they’ve been able to accomplish in terms of analyzing and processing audio despite their inexperience working with audio in general. The experience has inspired me to get my feet wet with Python, the very popular and accessible programming language.
One of the best … Read the rest “Python the Hard Way”
I mixed this sweet li’l ditty by my friend Dad (Mike Bilenki). Dad’s lawn is trimmed and his pop songwriting is on point.
I assembled 4 of these for the studio where I’ve been working. Mike at Hairball has done an amazing job, totally revamping the kits since I built mine a couple years ago.
The PCB has been redesigned to span the depth of the chassis and the front panel controls are mounted to the PCB, cutting the amount of wiring down drastically. The attack and release controls are similarly mounted to a daughter board which connects … Read the rest “Hairball FET Rack 1176”
Kikimora Tapes releases this 2016 compilation today. You can get it online or as a limited edition orange cassette. I did post-production balancing (toy mastering) for this release and it was fun working with contributions from all over North America and Europe. Some dark, interesting electronic music here.