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Re: [microsound] This Is No Two-Bit Music Player

On 9/15/05, Eloy Anzola <eloy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,68826,00.html?tw=rss.TOP

cool stuff, but the writer really doesn't understand audio file formats:
> The project gets to the root of electronic music, he said, as all the sounds are 
> written as MIDI files in the zeros and ones of binary code.

midi only has note events- not actual sounds.

also, from http://www.onebitmusic.com/:
> The music itself is all 1-bit and is generated by software written by Perich.

is this accurate? wouldn't 1 bit music just be on or off? [0 1] can
you get tone gradations out of 1 bit?

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