Archive February 2010
Yes! I need to dig out his cover of the Human League, but there’s always a place for The Poultergeist on here. (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
Simple Transpose Up and Down. Next task – get it to stop at top and bottom of toggles.
If you do one thing, this will influence where you go next. Based on you own ears, the aesthetics of the piece and your overall awareness of the development of the piece. (this ‘human’ analysis cannot yet be done by AI) Problem with algorithmic musical systems – Need a ‘memory’ to help develop the form […]
Composing with computers – you have to give up on what you want when developing a compositional patch. Let the time spent developing the patch lead you Instead of ‘how to cook everything’, ideas can come from just working with the computer, no need to come up with ‘out there’ concepts to challenge to tools […]
Composing algorithmic music with rules – Can’t have too many rules otherwise might as well write works by hand. Rules need to be honed and balanced to produce results that the artist likes, and that make sounds which work well together in wder context. Hans Tutschku