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“The truth is PCM [sample playback] is a nice quick, cheap and dirty way to get certain effects with the least amount of work. But you have to be very stingy with those things, cuz they end up sounding like TV scores.”- Wendy Carlos

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decay

In reference to sound waves, the portion of a sound wave in which its amplitude decreases until it is inaudible. In envelopes like ADSR the D stands for decay, the timing parameter that controls how quickly a signal is attenuated after the first Attack peak.




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