So after limping away from yesterday's update, I sent a message to VBLANK who got me started in Processing. Dissatisfied with the online tutorial, I needed a better guide.
so besides a pretty picture, today's image is the cover of the book I just ordered. He "HIGHLY recommend"ed it as a resource so I HASTILY went for expedited shipping.
Candy: here's a link to a granular synthesizer
a granular synthesizer! simply put, it samples a bit of sound and lets you break it down into smaller pieces or "granules" like grains of sound. you can process the sound in big bits, small, and...well... just play the darn thing!