The overdub corpus

A corpus of free pop music recordings, mixed by a professional sound engineer in several variants used to experiment with a listener’s feelings of social cohesion. Each track is available in X variants

  1. Single lead voice + orchestra (PBO) – drums
  2. Single lead voice + vocal overdub (double-tracking) + orchestra (PBO)
  3. Single lead voice – overdub + orchestra + drums
  4. Single lead voice + randomly detuned PBO – drums
  5. Single lead voice + randomly desynchronized PBO

The corpus is made available under a Creative Commons licence, from

Mixed by Sarah Hermann (CNSMDP, Paris) at IRCAM, July 2016.



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