Online workshop on composition with Freesound

The Music Technology Group and Phonos will offer the workshop “Composing with Freesound” with Laura Llaneli & Frederic Font, from 12 to 16 July 2021 online.

In this workshop, participants will explore in depth the possibilities of Freesound as a creative tool for music composition and sound design. The workshop will cover the basics of free licenses, downloading sounds, recording, editing and uploading sounds, as well as advanced features unleashed with the Freesound API, including text and similarity advanced searches. Also, the workshop will show the potential of the Freesound API with applied examples in audio mosaicing and loop generations and cover other advanced applications towards machine intelligence. Sessions explaining theoretical concepts will be followed by sound and music composition labs. At the end of the week, students working in groups are expected to prepare a radio show using Freesound content, that will be aired on teslaFM during the summer.

Duration of the workshop: 15 hours (Mon. to Fri. 14–17h CET)

Format: Online (zoom + slack)

Language: English

More information and registration: https://www.upf.edu/web/phonos/workshops#freesound

This is one of the workshops of the Phonos Summer Camp, a series of workshops on music and technology for musicians, composers and creators in general.

Find more information on the Phonos Summer Camp here: https://www.upf.edu/web/phonos/workshops

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