teaching machines

Modeling a Jump Sound

March 25, 2020 by . Filed under earpiece, public.

I recently unveiled Earpiece as a playground for exploring how sounds are shaped by their frequency and amplitude envelopes. Today we use it to explore a jump sound.

First, close your eyes. Imagine you are holding a game controller. Press the jump button. Wrong one. Try again. That’s right. What did you hear?

We can describe the canonical jump sound that you just imagined a few ways:

When we take these ideas into Earpiece, we might get this result:

You can download the jump configuration and import it into Earpiece if you want.