Playsound.space: Improvising in the browser with semantic sound objects

@article{Stolfi2019PlaysoundspaceII,
  title={Playsound.space: Improvising in the browser with semantic sound objects},
  author={Ariane Stolfi and Alessia Milo and Mathieu Barthet},
  journal={Journal of New Music Research},
  year={2019},
  volume={48},
  pages={366 - 384}
}
This paper describes the development and evaluation of the online music making tool Playsound.space, an open platform leveraging Freesound Creative Commons audio content. After discussing the interface which relies on semantic queries and spectrogram representations, we introduce new features aiming to enhance participation and creativity support. This includes a multi-user chat system providing language translation, and a Web Audio player enabling real-time sound editing and time-stretching… 
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