Gantry complete! Wohooo! At least until I find the next problem with it I guess… Probably need to add some right angly bits into the corners for stiffening…

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Oh yeah, also, everything is designed in freecad. Which is sometimes a bit of a pain but the new linking system makes everything work out real nice and makes it easy to work on one subassembly at a time.

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Finally some record lathe progress again. Things are slowly coming together…
Head is 99% done, gantry is 50% done, table 0%.

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Each audio frame consists of a 40 bit header and 31 7 bit samples. The header contains multiple scaling and offset parameters and the 7 bit samples are differential PCM.
Top channel is my decoding attempt, next are the 7 bit DPCM samples, a 16 bit offset, a 6 bit and a 10 bit scaling value for the DPCM data which look almost the same and what I assume to be some kind of exponent.
I'm getting close to the original sound, but it's still kinda messed up…

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Any of my followers a pro at audio formats used in late 90s grooveboxes? Dumped the sound ROM from my Korg EM-1, synth waveforms were simple 8 and 12 bit audio but the drums seem… compressed? Repeating 256 bit blocks with an internal 7 bit pattern. Screenshot shows raw bits in rows of 256 of what it probably a single sample. Bits get more sparse as it gets quiet.

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Hi. It’s 2022. Happy new year. We’re trying to stay busy, we hope you’re doing ok in the hard times.

Year seven of Minute/Year will be beginning later today. This year, the work is in the main stairwell of Lely, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Lely is a modernist building in the west of the city, with a giant stairwell on its northern face, and the work is on the second floor.

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Covid-permitting, there will be events through the year related to the work, curated and presented by Agnė Auželytė. The work also has a glittery cape this year, courtesy of Stephen Doyle and Lisa Simpson. And all impossible without @Slyka. ✨

There are further details about it all, which are on the website, here:

#minuteyear #durational #soundart #lely #amsterdam #agneauzelyte #kkto #yearseven #cycleone #agentecostura #slyka

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Looking for peace by deleting my old deadname work user account of my laptop.

It's beautiful and I want to hang it on my wall as art

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