I’ve decided to return to my “Fungi From Yuggoth” project – I want to finish it by the end of this month and put it on Bandcamp.
But before I get back to it, I’m taking a little detour with an experiment in time-stretching. I’ve taken the first line from T.S. Eliot’s “The Hollow Men”, and done a couple of things to it.
For starters, I’ve used the singing synthesis component of the Festival package to create a couple of vocal parts around the first line:
We are the hollow men, we are the stuffed men.
I’ve decided to call these synthesized choral pieces The Bot Chorale – I’ve used them (with difficulty) in the past. I hope to use them more going forward.
These pieces – sliced, diced, time-stretched (with the Paulstretch algorithm), granulated, and mangled – came together in ways that I hope to use for “The Fungi From Yuggoth.”
And, yes, I will do “The Hollow Men” – eventually.
Consider this a teaser…