Links I like

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Over the years, I have amassed a collection of links for things that I think are interesting. I decided to share these links, so you can find great content. For me, it is also a writing exercise. I have no set order and will post links from various topics at random. Later I will create a page where you can find them all. I am also going to start a series of music I listened to, be that on Youtube or somewhere else. Writing a blog on my own website for these things might seem counterintuitive as social media have taken over the role of content-sharing, but I believe that self-hosted websites are a more future-proof means.
My sonification art blog, however, will continue on as it is well-established there.
Rapidweaver is the application that I used to build this website. It is a true Mac app, going back to 2002. It offers a nice WYSIWYG interface, and you can expand your website with add-ons. It is not free, contrary to WordPress for example, but it is straightforward, and customer service and the user forum is helpful.
Fun Programming, created by Abe Pazos, is a website to learn Processing, the creative programming language based on Java. It is a good way to understand programming concepts in Processing and beyond. If you want to get started in creative coding, this is a good first place.
This website has tutorials for all kinds of programming stuff to do in one hour. It also has a Processing tutorial.
Attack Magazine publishes tutorials to start from scratch to create a specific style. In several steps, they break down how a style is built and then recreate it. This particular one is a tutorial on how to create a layered rolling techno bassline. It is software agnostic; Although they use specific tools, you can easily replicate it with ethics DAW and plugins of your choice. They also have a Youtube channel where you can follow the tutorial step by step.
For today, I end with a book by Trevor Wishart: Audible Design: A Plain and Easy Introduction to Practical Sound Composition (1994). It is a good book that explains the principles of sound design in an easy-to-understand way, with lots of schematics. While it says sound design on the cover, I consider it more a composition book that talks about the smaller scale in composition. It is quite old but it’s not tied to specific software so it can still be useful today.