Two Exercises in Indeterminate Algorithmic Composition and Synthesis

  • When inspiration, perspiration and plagiarism fail, the relative safety of mathematics, logic and chance rarely disappoint a composer. By feeding any computer the correct mathematical equation alongside a series of select audio samples an artist is able to bask in the glory of and accept praise for a piece of music written by no one at all. This satisfies both a musician's perceived need to be appreciated by his contemporaries and also the lustful hunger of the modern music consumer. It also serves the purpose of aiding the never ending quest of filling the internal memory of your overpriced portable media player. Holds 40,000 songs? You didn't really need 160 gigabytes now, did you?

  • Hey Halo is very kewl man. Algor..whatever or no rythms of Algae, did well at choosing/creating the sounds.