Recently, Sebastian of the Little-Scale blog has been conducting some interesting experiments in sound synthesis with Max/MSP. The above is the output of a patch designed to playback all 4-bit 32 sample waveform conceivable –
There are 16 ^ 32 possibilities. The patch plays 100 different waveforms for every second, at a constant frequency of 440 Hz. At this rate it will take 1,079,028,307,100,000,000,000,000,000 centuries to complete.
He also wrote a noise-generator patch based on the LFSR pseudorandom number algorithm – numbers R fun!