Author Archives: bdejong

Freesound iphone/ipod touch application!

Hello all, Eric from nibblesoft wrote me a while back that he was working on a freesound application for the iphone / ipod touch. We’re quite happy with the pplication, it’s fun to see the first custom application on a … Continue reading

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SMC Summer School 2009 – Porto, Portugal, July 18-21

Hello everyone. I will be one of the tutors in the Sound and Music Computing (SCM) Summer School on Interactions with Environmental Sounds. It will take place at the Casa da M?sica, Porto, Portugal, from July 18 to 21, 2009. … Continue reading

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Barcelona Sound projects

Ariadna from Sons de barcelona (Sounds of Barcelona) let me know that their “Barcelona Sound Project” got its deadline extended until the 27th of April! “The Music Technology Group (MTG) of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona started in 2008 … Continue reading

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Final nightingale sound flash player!

Have a look at the final and all new nightingale sound player: This is the player that will be displayed in the “single sample view” page. You will need flash 10 to see it: Please let me know … Continue reading

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Some more previews of Nightingale.

A lot of people have been asking about updates on Nightingale development. While none of this is ready for “action” yet, I thought I would give you an overview of some of the things we have been working on. These … Continue reading

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Github and Lighthouse.

Quite happy with the switch from subversion to git, and quite happy with github. One of the big advantages of all the new “do one thing good” websites is that they, well, do one thing very good. So, looking for … Continue reading

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From subversion to git.

Following the overall exodus where people change from using subversion to git, we -much like lemmings- could not stay far behind. All source code for freesound “2.0” a.k.a. nightingale can now be found over at github: Update your links!

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Meet Chiapas, the new database server.

Meet chiapas: HP Proliant DL360 G5 Processor: Xeon Quad Core E5440 Memory: 14 GB RAM Dual ethernet Dual power supply Redundant ventilation system Hard drives: 3 x 15000RPM, 72GB, SAS Price: 4.797,42? Chiapas is now happily running the database. … Continue reading

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The final front page design…

Hello everyone, Thanks for all the feedback that you all gave when we posted the various freesound designs. We’ve used this feedback and worked on a new design, which is -in our opinion- offers a much better design which works … Continue reading

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Slow, slower, slowest…

Hello all, We know, freesound has been getting slower these days. But, help is along the way. Next week we will start initial testing of our brand new shining database server ( more about that later!). For those who like … Continue reading

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