In [79]:
%matplotlib inline
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import numpy as np
import scipy
import IPython

def setup_graph(title='', x_label='', y_label='', fig_size=None):
    fig = plt.figure()
    if fig_size != None:
        fig.set_size_inches(fig_size[0], fig_size[1])
    ax = fig.add_subplot(111)

Audio Filtering


  • Read in audio
  • Apply STFT (Window and FFT)
  • Remove a range of frequencies we want out
  • Apply Inverse STFT (to resynthesize)
  • Write new audio


In [80]:
def stft(input_data, sample_rate, window_size, hop_size):
    window = scipy.hamming(window_size)
    output = scipy.array([scipy.fft(window*input_data[i:i+window_size]) 
                         for i in range(0, len(input_data)-window_size, hop_size)])
    return output

def istft(input_data, sample_rate, window_size, hop_size, total_time):
    output = scipy.zeros(total_time*sample_rate)
    for n,i in enumerate(range(0, len(output)-window_size, hop_size)):
        output[i:i+window_size] += scipy.real(scipy.ifft(input_data[n]))
    return output
In [81]:
def low_pass_filter(max_freq, window_size, sample_rate):
    fft_bin_width = sample_rate / window_size
    max_freq_bin = max_freq / fft_bin_width
    filter_block = np.ones(window_size)
    filter_block[max_freq_bin:(window_size-max_freq_bin)] = 0
    return filter_block

def high_pass_filter(min_freq, window_size, sample_rate):
    return np.ones(window_size) - low_pass_filter(min_freq, window_size, sample_rate)

def write_audio_file(filename, filedata, sample_rate):, sample_rate, filedata)
In [82]:
def filter_audio(input_signal, sample_rate, filter_window, window_size=256):
    # Setting parameters
    hop_size = window_size // 2
    total_time = len(input_signal) / sample_rate
    # Do actual filtering
    stft_output = stft(input_signal, sample_rate, window_size, hop_size)
    filtered_result = [original * filter_window for original in stft_output]
    resynth = istft(filtered_result, sample_rate, window_size, hop_size, total_time)
    return resynth

Perform filtering

In [83]:
infile = "audio_files/ohm_scale.wav"
outfile = "audio_files/high_pass_out.wav"
window_size = 256

# Input
(sample_rate, input_signal) =

# Create filter window
filter_window = high_pass_filter(2500, window_size, sample_rate)

# Run filter
resynth = filter_audio(input_signal, sample_rate, filter_window, window_size)

# Output
write_audio_file(outfile, resynth, sample_rate)
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/usr/local/lib/python3.5/site-packages/ipykernel/ VisibleDeprecationWarning: using a non-integer number instead of an integer will result in an error in the future


In [84]:
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Spectrogram Before

In [86]:
setup_graph(title='Spectrogram (Before)', x_label='time (in seconds)', y_label='frequency', fig_size=(14,7))
_ = plt.specgram(input_signal, Fs=sample_rate)

Spectrogram After

In [87]:
setup_graph(title='Spectrogram (After)', x_label='time (in seconds)', y_label='frequency', fig_size=(14,7))
_ = plt.specgram(resynth, Fs=sample_rate)