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Creative Convolution: New Sounds From Impulse Responses | Media

Tips & Techniques By Emmanuel Deruty
Published September 2010

These audio files and impulse response files accompany the September 2010 SOS article on Creative Convolution, by Emmanuel Deruty. See also the separate SOS guide to creating synthetic impulse responses using MATLAB.


Creative Convolution | September 2010 issue 

Download all Hi-Res WAVs | 253 MB

Table: example Audio files & IR files

This Table is included in the ZIP file as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, for your convenience.

No.  Audio file Impulse Response file Description
01_Original.wav   Original dry audio file, recorded in an anechoic chamber.
2 02_Bedroom_Closet.wav 02_IR_Bedroom_Closet.wav A Bedroom closet. Diffuse field though it doesn't seem so.
3 03_Sine_00005.wav 03_IR_Sine_00005.wav Five Dirac impulses.
4 04_Sine_00010.wav 04_IR_Sine_00010.wav Ten Dirac impulses.
5 05_Sine_00020.wav 05_IR_Sine_00020.wav Twenty Dirac impulses.
6 06_Sine_00050.wav 06_IR_Sine_00050.wav Fifty Dirac impulses.
7 07_Sine_00100.wav 07_IR_Sine_00100.wav One hundred Dirac impulses.
8 08_Sine_00200.wav 08_IR_Sine_00200.wav Two hundred Dirac impulses.
9 09_Sine_00500.wav 09_IR_Sine_00500.wav Five hundred Dirac impulses.
10 10_Sine_01000.wav 10_IR_Sine_01000.wav One thousand Dirac impulses.
11 11_Sine_02000.wav 11_IR_Sine_02000.wav Two thousand Dirac impulses.
12 12_Sine_04000.wav 12_IR_Sine_04000.wav Four thousand Dirac impulses.
13 13_Sine_08000.wav 13_IR_Sine_08000.wav Eight thousand Dirac impulses.
14 14_Sine_16000.wav 14_IR_Sine_16000.wav Sixteen thousand Dirac impulses.
15 15_Sine_32000.wav 15_IR_Sine_32000.wav Thirty two thousand Dirac impulses.
16 16_Pool_Size_00.wav 16_IR_Pool_Size_00.wav Original small indoor pool.
17 17_Pool_Size_01.wav 17_IR_Pool_Size_01.wav Small indoor pool, IR length divided by 2.
18 18_Pool_Size_02.wav 18_IR_Pool_Size_02.wav Small indoor pool, IR length divided by 4.
19 19_Pool_Size_03.wav 19_IR_Pool_Size_03.wav Small indoor pool, IR length divided by 8.
20 20_Pool_Size_04.wav 20_IR_Pool_Size_04.wav Small indoor pool, IR length divided by 16.
21 21_Pool_Size_05.wav 21_IR_Pool_Size_05.wav Small indoor pool, IR length divided by 32.
22 22_Pool_Size_06.wav 22_IR_Pool_Size_06.wav Small indoor pool, IR length divided by 64.
23 23_Pool_Size_07.wav 23_IR_Pool_Size_07.wav Small indoor pool, IR length divided by 128.
24 24_Pool_Size_08.wav 24_IR_Pool_Size_08.wav Small indoor pool, IR length divided by 256.
25 25_Pool_Size_09.wav 25_IR_Pool_Size_09.wav Small indoor pool, IR length divided by 1024.
26 26_Pool_Size_10.wav 26_IR_Pool_Size_10.wav Small indoor pool, IR length divided by 2048.
27 27_Pool_Size_11.wav 27_IR_Pool_Size_11.wav Small indoor pool, IR length divided by 4096.
28 28_Lorenz_Size_00.wav 28_IR_Lorenz_Size_00.wav Synthetic IR, original length.
29 29_Lorenz_Size_01.wav 29_IR_Lorenz_Size_01.wav Synthetic IR, IR length divided by 2.
30 30_Lorenz_Size_02.wav 30_IR_Lorenz_Size_02.wav Synthetic IR, IR length divided by 4.
31 31_Lorenz_Size_03.wav 31_IR_Lorenz_Size_03.wav Synthetic IR, IR length divided by 8.
32 32_Lorenz_Size_04.wav 32_IR_Lorenz_Size_04.wav Synthetic IR, IR length divided by 16.
33 33_Lorenz_Size_05.wav 33_IR_Lorenz_Size_05.wav Synthetic IR, IR length divided by 32.
34 34_Lorenz_Size_06.wav 34_IR_Lorenz_Size_06.wav Synthetic IR, IR length divided by 64.
35 35_Lorenz_Size_07.wav 35_IR_Lorenz_Size_07.wav Synthetic IR, IR length divided by 128.
36 36_Lorenz_Size_08.wav 36_IR_Lorenz_Size_08.wav Synthetic IR, IR length divided by 256.
37 37_Lorenz_Size_09.wav 37_IR_Lorenz_Size_09.wav Synthetic IR, IR length divided by 1024.
38 38_Lorenz_Size_10.wav 38_IR_Lorenz_Size_10.wav Synthetic IR, IR length divided by 2048.
39 39_Lorenz_Size_11.wav 39_IR_Lorenz_Size_11.wav Synthetic IR, IR length divided by 4096.
40 40_C0_Pool_Orig.wav   Original small indoor pool.
41 41_C3_Pool_50%
_Time_Altiverb.wav
  Small indoor pool, Altiverb "Time" control set to 50%.
42 42_C3_Pool_Size_01.wav   Small indoor pool, IR length reduced to 50% in Peak.
43 43_C2_Pool_20%
_Time_Altiverb.wav
  Small indoor pool, Altiverb "Time" control set to 20%.
44 44_C2_Pool_Size_02.wav   Small indoor pool, IR length reduced to 25% in Peak.
45 45_C1_Pool_1%
_Time_Altiverb.wav
  Small indoor pool, Altiverb "Time" control set to 1%.
46 46_C1_Pool_Size_03.wav   Small indoor pool, IR length reduced to 12.5% in Peak.
47 47_C4_Pool_150%
_Reverb_Time_Altiverb.wav
  Small indoor pool, Altiverb "Time" control set to 150%.
48 48_C5_Pool_50%
_Size_Altiverb.wav
  Small indoor pool, Altiverb "Size" control set to 50%.
49 49_C6_Pool_150%
_Size_Altiverb.wav
  Small indoor pool, Altiverb "Size" control set to 150%.
50 50_White_Noise.wav 50_IR_White_Noise.wav White noise as an IR.
51 51_Pink_Noise.wav 51_IR_Pink_Noise.wav Pink noise as an IR.
52 52_White_DynF_04.wav 52_IR_White_DynF_04.wav Custom made dynamic filtering of white noise.
53 53_White_DynF_10.wav 53_IR_White_DynF_10.wav Custom made dynamic filtering of white noise.
54 54_White_DynF_11.wav 54_IR_White_DynF_11.wav Custom made filtering of white noise.
55 55_IR1_High_Damping.wav 55_IR_IR1_High_Damping.wav Dynamic filtering: high freq. damping in the Waves IR1 plug-in.
56 56_IR1_Low_Damping.wav 56_IR_IR1_Low_Damping.wav Dynamic filtering: low freq. damping in the Waves IR1 plug-in.
57 57_IR1_High_Atten.wav 57_IR_IR1_High_Atten.wav High freq. attenuation in the Waves IR1 plug-in.
58 58_IR1_Low_Atten.wav 58_IR_IR1_Low_Atten.wav Low freq. attenuation in the Waves IR1 plug-in.
59 59_Cymbal_1.wav 59_IR_Cymbal_1.wav Cymbal sample used as an IR, example 1.
60 60_Cymbal_2.wav 60_IR_Cymbal_2.wav Cymbal sample used as an IR, example 2.
61 61_Speaker_1.wav 61_IR_Speaker_1.wav Speaker impulse response, example 1.
62 62_Speaker_2.wav 62_IR_Speaker_2.wav Speaker impulse response, example 2.
63 63_Speaker_3.wav 63_IR_Speaker_3.wav Speaker impulse response, example 3.
64 64_Headphones_1.wav 64_IR_Headphones_1.wav Headphone impulse response, example 1.
65 65_Headphones_2.wav 65_IR_Headphones_2.wav Headphone impulse response, example 2.
66 66_Speaker_2
_Double.wav
  Doubled speaker impulse response.
67 67_Headphones_2
_Double.wav
  Doubled headphone impulse response.
68 68_Single_Cement.wav 68_IR_Single_Cement.wav Simulation of a 5cm-wide cement box.
69 69_Single_Gypsum
_Board.wav
69_IR_Single_Gypsum
_Board.wav
Simulation of a 5cm-wide gypsum board box.
70 70_Double_Cement.wav 70_IR_Double
_Cement.wav
Doubled 5cm-wide cement box.
71 71_Double_Gypsum
_Board.wav
71_IR_Double_Gypsum
_Board.wav
Doubled 5cm-wide gypsum board box.
72 72_Pool_HP_pos_A
_Mike_pos_1x.wav
72_IR_Pool_HP_pos_A
_Mike_pos_1x.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position A, mike in position 1x.
73 73_Pool_HP_pos_A
_Mike_pos_1y.wav
73_IR_Pool_HP_pos_A
_Mike_pos_1y.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position A, mike in position 1y.
74 74_Pool_HP_pos_A
_Mike_pos_2x.wav
74_IR_Pool_HP_pos_A
_Mike_pos_2x.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position A, mike in position 2x.
75 75_Pool_HP_pos_A
_Mike_pos_2y.wav
75_IR_Pool_HP_pos_A
_Mike_pos_2y.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position A, mike in position 2y.
76 76_Pool_HP_pos_B
_Mike_pos_1x.wav
76_IR_Pool_HP_pos_B
_Mike_pos_1x.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position B, mike in position 1x.
77 77_Pool_HP_pos_B
_Mike_pos_1y.wav
77_IR_Pool_HP_pos_B
_Mike_pos_1y.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position B, mike in position 1y.
78 78_Pool_HP_pos_B
_Mike_pos_2x.wav
78_IR_Pool_HP_pos_B
_Mike_pos_2x.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position B, mike in position 2x.
79 79_Pool_HP_pos_B
_Mike_pos_2y.wav
79_IR_Pool_HP_pos_B
_Mike_pos_2y.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position B, mike in position 2y.
80 80_Pool_St_HP_Pos_A
_Mike_Pos_1xy.wav
80_IR_Pool_st_HP_pos_A
_Mike_pos_1xy.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position A, "correct" stereo combination (XY).
81 81_Pool_St_HP_Pos_B
_Mike_Pos_1xy.wav
81_IR_Pool_st_HP_pos_B
_Mike_pos_1xy.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position B, "correct" stereo combination (XY).
82 82_Pool_St_HP_Pos_A
_Mike_Switch.wav
82_IR_Pool_st_HP_pos_A
_Mike_switch.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position A, "incorrect" stereo combination.
83 83_Pool_St_HP_Pos_B
_Mike_Switch.wav
83_IR_Pool_st_HP_pos_B
_Mike_switch.wav
Small indoor pool recording, speaker in position B, "incorrect" stereo combination.

This Table is included in the ZIP file as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, for your convenience.