That being music generated by programs with varying degrees of input from the user, as opposed to being straight-up composed.
There's a article on it in this month's Computer Music, through which I found a wonderful little free program called [url=http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~cema/nodal/]Nodal[/url].
You kind of make little diagrams which follow certain algorithms and make notes now and again.
[url=https://dl.getdropbox.com/u/369034/Rain%20Dance.mp3]Here's[/url] a wee sequence I made this afternoon with it, except for the rain which was recorded with an SM58 out the windy.
Give it a try!
like eno was talking about years ago?
Alright man, I know it's nothing new, but I think it's interesting and some people might not have heard of it.
Although they might if they have Eno's [url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2008/oct/14/brian-eno-bloom-ipod-iphone]iPhone app[/url].
I don't cause I can't afford an iPhone. I do have a copy of Music For Airports though.
I started writing a program to do stuff like this, then I got distracted. Its about half written now. Maybe one day I'll finish it.
I had a go at this and was extremely unsuccessful. Sigh.
[quote:c480553b23="thesacredhearts"]like eno was talking about years ago?[/quote:c480553b23]
What a lying bastard.