Pinched FM Details
This sound uses a number of mappings to other control inputs available in the Continuum besides the playing surface. Barrel settings, pedal settings, and Kenton joystick controls all are used to influence to tonal characteristics of the sound.
A sound design using the Filter Bank in the EaganMatrix to create a physical model of a pitched drum. the sound is reminiscent of a tabla, but has an added noise component for pitch sweeps.
The formula shown above is controlling the resonant pitch steps of the drum so that the drum has three harmonically related pitch ranges from fron to back.
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