About those closely guarded secrets.
I remember when time stretching and pitch shifting was one of those magical forumulas only a few knew.
now open source apps like rubberband achieve more or less the same quality as commercial apps.
I think over time all those apps like guitar simularots will be available as open source providing comparable
quality as commercial ones.
But of course it takes a few brave men to make it happen so Darren I applaud your efforts and although the
journey will not be short it will be a rewarding one
as the old saying says ... information wants to be free