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Hello SoNoMu! I'm looking forward to talking music with y'all.

I'm a classical mezzosoprano and musicologist by training. I love , (mostly progressive), and a random assortment of other stuff.

I'm exploring creating my own music through challenges like and 50/90. I'm still in search of my own style.

I sing and play as well as singer-songwriter style acoustic .

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ok, after yesterday, I decided to make those livestreams a weekly thing (possibly with breaks when my wife has vacation) on Thursday nights around 19:30 my time.

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menstruation + covid vax 

Oh hey there's an actual study gathering data on the menstrual side effects of covid vaccines: redcap.healthinstitute.illinoi

I just did the thing and they did a basically fine job of making the language in the survey gender-neutral so that's cool ✔️

If you are a menstruator (past or present) and have had at least one vaccine dose, consider participating!

(I haven't touched SuperCollider in at least a week, if not two, so this is going to be fun.)

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I want to do another :sccube: stream tonight around 19:30 CEST (UTC +2) on Twitch:

I'll probably work on some sound design, build a synthdef and/or compose something.

So I treated myself to a cheap pair of "sports" in-ear headphones. Started listening to some metal and I thought "this sounds awfully tinny". Then I looked at the EQ of my music player app and sure enough, it cut a lot of the low mids. Switched it to flat and it instantly sounds much louder.

The bass ist still somewhat thin, but hey, I don't expect much from headphones that small and that cheap.

If you like the Great American Songbook & Swing Jazz: my neighbor & his band are streaming a gig tomorrow at 7:30 PM CEST (UTC+2) from this place:

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"You took a moment when your child could’ve learned an important lesson about how to respect the broad diversity of gender expression, and reduced it to a tangential and less important lesson about manners in public. Furthermore, by demonstrating your own discomfort with the situation, you made your kids uncomfortable too — inadvertently furthering the culture of stigma and discomfort that surrounds gender-nonconforming people."

I made a little blog post series on music practicing about 2 years ago. I consider expanding it into a little e-book.

It's not like I don't already have enough half-finished projects sitting around...

question: If I want the full output of a long array in the post window (say, the devices that are visible to the server on my Windows machine) - is there an elegant/simple way to do it?

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punch RMS but don't punch down 

here's some things that are bad and harmful and worthy an #uninStallman:

- leveraging positions of power to make unwanted advances on women
- misogyny
- devil-advocating for pedophilia
- prescribing people's pronouns and ethnic terms against their will
- "stealing a kiss is not sexual assault and I refuse to acknowledge this concept"
- being shitty and condescending to people online
- being a lib

here's a list of morally neutral things that even if you personally don't like, do not in themselves cause harm to anyone:

- anything to do with his appearance, age or weight
- having a demeanor or behaviour that feels odd or neurodiv
- being bearded and other unusual sensibilities of personal grooming
- eating toenails in public and other failures to see or understand social protocol

a lot of good, sweet people do things like these and are not shitty. the things on the first list are unrelated to those in the second. mock the second list and you mock a ton of disabled etc. along with him.

by all means go punch RMS, but punch up.

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Tonight's livestream was super fun, btw. I explored an idea that was basically born out of late-night helpfile browsing and made it into a little piece of music.

Why did it never occur to me that I can automate recording in :sscube: with a routine? Super handy.

OK, expanding last night's idea it is, then.

I'll probably go live some time around 19:45 UTC+1:

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So... perhaps I'm going to stream tonight. But I haven't decided what I want to do during the session!

Would you like to watch me

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Wild how many white men (and yes I am seeing this today specifically from white men) would prioritize "what if we can just learn to get along with each other" when the people they want folks to "get along with" are actively driving people out of the community.

Put your energy on THOSE people, not on the people who have a problem with those people.

Postprocessing a sampling session from a week ago. (It was only a week ago! Seems much longer!) Normalizing samples, some gentle editing, selecting the ones I like...

The goal is to have some audio files I can use for shenanigans.

Are there ways to batch-export a bunch of regions from the same track in ?

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