ScratchML, like GML, is an XML-based format for storing information about the position of the record and crossfader during a scratch performance.
This is a “beta” release of the .SML file format, with sample data for 1 turntable and 1 crossfader. The format is designed to accomodate multiple turntables and crossfaders and a wide variety of data capture techniques, but we’ve only field-tested it against the basic 1 deck + 1 mixer scratch setup, which is what we were working with this weekend.
The two most important fields are:
Sample data produced by LM4K, mostly baby scratches and flares: XML / JSON
Spec + commentary:
ScratchML r6 beta spec:
During Art Hack Day we converted SML to OSC and broadcast it over the wifi for realtime visualizations — more info to come about that.
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