Posted on 05/06/2016

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“Robocon” Generative algorithmic interpretation

“Robocon”: Generative, autonomous 90 minute music piece. In 1974-75 the German electronic music group “Tangerine Dream” released the albums “Phaedra” and “Rubycon” which used the synthesizers and sequencing in an innovative way. Along with the Kraftwerk albums from the same period, they were highly innovative and paved the way for current ambient and trance music. […]

Posted on 26/05/2016

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The A.I. Radio Station

When machines take over “Play me some music, Hal…” Progress in Artificial Intelligence and music research is advancing rapidly. So within a foreseeable future we will hear music that is entirely generated and performed by computers. An automatic radio station like the one I have mocked up in this post, will become a reality. [gdlr_quote align=”center” […]

Posted on 18/05/2016

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Mix De-compositions

Sometimes you need to do further work on a piece, but you only have a full stereo mix. This can be the case for remixes or mixtapes, and for creative re-use of your own past creations. [gdlr_quote align=”center” ]A full stereo mix, although seemingly limited, is a valuable source of musical material, if you take the time to de-compose […]

Posted on 05/05/2016

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Music & Meta Data

SInce 2010 I have been experimenting with the extensive meta-tagging of music, to try to find new ways to interact and present music. For the first version (1.0) of Fluxic I created the “Expanding Meta Work“, based on this. All music here has been tagged with a very large number of attributes, which provides new […]

Posted on 17/04/2016

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Self-updating Music

Since 2000 the music business and economy has changed drastically. The income potential for music is much lower, with only a few of the traditional sources left intact. Live music is one of them – and music for media is another. But both avenues are very crowded with loads of artists fighting for few opportunities. […]

Posted on 12/03/2016

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Mix Randomization

In the last few months, I have created and experimented with a randomized mixing system, which provides a new way of interacting with the computer. The custom system has been created in Logic Pro X’s dreaded environment, which provides for very advanced ways of manipulating MIDI and controller data. Upon request the computer offers a random mix […]

Posted on 13/09/2012

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  [09499-118]  (3:57)  Edgy and heavy electro-rock anthem. [gdlr_divider type=”solid” size=”100%” ] [gdlr_styled_box content_color=”#ffffff” background_color=”#324928″ corner_color=”#324928″ ]”She steps through the room in a cat like fashion. The depth of her imagination scares me. Shades of genuine passion is accentuating her fluid moves. Her humble subordinates bow in awe as she passes them on her way to […]