I work as an anthropologist, I play and compose music, I design websites and experiment various things with free software.

On this site you’ll find things about my research, some music I’ve recorded, links to my web projects, and some geeky hacks I’ve found useful.


Latest posts

  • Trio Gogonele en concert

    22nd of October 2016: Gogonele trio on stage at La tête des trains in Tousson (77)! En roumain, les "gogonele” sont des tomates vertes marinées en saumure. On les affectionne tout particulièrement en Europe centrale et orientale, de la Grèce à la Russie, de la Turquie à la Serbie et... jusqu'en France ! D’où le nom de ce trio énergique et sans conservateurs qui reprend à sa sauce l'étendue richesse musicale des contrées balkaniques.
  • Measure the scale of an instrument with Sonic Visualizer (howto)

    Sonic Visualiser (SV) is a great opensource software to analyse various aspects of sound. Here I explain how to measure the scale of an instrument. I will use this tiny (maybe) Indonesian flute as an example. The point in finding its scale is to program Yoshimi, a soft synth, to play in tune with it. The microtonal tuning of Yoshimi will be covered in another tutorial.
  • Subcategory titles in category blogs (updated J 3 template override)

    Some time ago, I posted Subcategory titles in category blogs (joomla 2.5 template override).  It adds the title of each subcategory above the corresponding articles like so: Subcat title A Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 … Subcat title B Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 … Subcat title C Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 … I use it here for my publication list (Books, Edited volumes, Articles etc. are all subcategories of Publications). ...