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Sononym: Machine Learning Sample Organizer for Musicians (sononym.net)
111 points by conner_bw 71 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 18 comments



I have the hardest time just coming up with names for the sounds I generate. For whatever reason it never occurred to me to skip names (or just use like guids or something) and find files by traversing a similarity graph.



I recently tried to find some information on how to algorithmically calculate a delta distance between audio samples. It was like hunting for a needle in a haystack of papers that were all focused on copyright infringement detection.


Honestly, this is awesome. Organizing things like sounds can be such a chore.


Do you currently use a program to organize sounds now?


very elaborate file names.


I've wanted something like this so bad for so long! It's one of those things that just doesn't quite justify taking my own time to build over the current way of doing it.

The only thing is when I am adding new samples to my library, I play over each one to make sure they are a high enough quality. And if something really catches my ear, I'll add a favorites tag to it as well. So I'm not sure what my sound library would be like today if I didn't do any of that.


This is going to be so useful. Can’t wait.


I know I need to dive deeper but...will this work for whole songs? The context being a collection of music and DJ'ing. Having something to make me relevant suggestions would be fan-f*ckin-tastic.


According to here, no: https://www.reddit.com/r/WeAreTheMusicMakers/comments/8irsik...

"We are focusing on understanding loops and one-shots, as these types of sounds represent the vast majority of what sound designers and musicians are dealing with."

But Beatunes is attempting to do such a thing. Pretty scary UI though ;-)


Will it work with music: the description claims it's focused on musicians and sound-designers. Special needs there, for sure


sononym-dev answering questions on reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/WeAreTheMusicMakers/comments/8irsik...


I'm excited to try this. Organizing samples, especially new ones into your existing library is such a pain.


It would be sweet to see something like this integrated into a sample service like Splice or Noiiz.


Germany and audio software. Name a better duo.


Klang, Ton, Schall, Geräusch... it's like Eskimos and Snow!


If they expose an API I will use this for sure!


Very cool. I love seeing stuff like this.




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