Tutorials

MIDI File Playback

How to playback your MIDI files in TouchDesigner
In this tutorial I will be looking at the wacky process I use to play back midi files in my TouchDesigner projects. It's definitely less obvious than you would think but here's a solution I've come up with.

Audio Delay Effect

How to create time-based effects in TouchDesigner
In this tutorial I go through how to build an audio delay effect with variable speed and pitch in TouchDesigner. Building a reliable variable pitch type delay effect component has been one of my biggest TouchDesigner sound-design objectives for awhile now and I'm glad to report I've finally figured it out.

MIDI Sequencer

How to build a simple MIDI sequencer in TouchDesigner
Here's how to build a simple MIDI sequencer in TouchDesigner using a ramp and the look-up CHOP in combination with a rename CHOP.

It is recommended to combine this tutorial with the mono-synth tutorial for some fun bleep-bloop action.

Simple DrumMachine

How to create a very simple drummachine in TouchDesigner
In this tutorial I take you through setting up a very simple, sample-based drum-machine in TouchDesigner using custom parameters and the copy CHOP. There are many different ways to go about this task each with their own pros and cons.

Monophonic Synthesizer

How to create a simple mono-synth in TouchDesigner
In this tutorial I take you through the basic set-up of a monophonic synthesizer in TouchDesigner. It should be enough to get you started in generating electronic sound in your networks using basic OPs.