Category Archives for Music

Other Music of 2017

On computermusicblog.com I did my year-end roundup of the best EDM of 2017. Like any of these lists, it’s a very opinionated list. In this post I want to mention a few other albums I really liked that didn’t make … Continue reading

01. January 2018 by evan
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DIY Music Branding

Branding, marketing, advertising … they’re necessary evils. Whenever I start a new project I take time to think out the image I want to project. I wish that music could just be music. I wish it could just be sound … Continue reading

24. November 2017 by evan
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In which I complain about the lcd soundsystem show…

This feels like a blog post from 2004. I want to complain about some super popular thing as if anyone cares about my opinion. Whatever. I’m going to write it anyway. I went to see LCD Soundsystem at The Bill … Continue reading

16. November 2017 by evan
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I paid my dues to see David Gray live

One of the reasons I am fascinated with both computer science and music is that each is a bit like magic. Each has invisible power to make change. Yesterday, my daughter woke up with the flu. Actually, we found out … Continue reading

20. October 2017 by evan
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Erratum, an Album Made Entirely with Custom Noise Apps

Erratum is an album that has been in gestation for over a year, and even as I release it into the wild I am refining my ideas about it, and apps, and the place of apps in music-making. Every track … Continue reading

28. June 2016 by evan
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Erratum 2, Created with Circular Sound App

Made using the Circular Sound App on the Google Play Store.

01. September 2015 by evan
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Erratum, Created with Swarm Sound

I created this piece with my Swarm Sound app, which is available on the Google Play store.

31. August 2015 by evan
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Two Duets Composed by Cellular Automata

In the past few days I’ve completed several programs that compose rather nice notated music using cellular automata. Yesterday I posted seven solos generated by cellular automata. Today I am following up with two duets. Like the solos, these pieces … Continue reading

14. February 2015 by evan
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Seven Solos Composed by Cellular Automata

I’ve collected several pieces composed using cellular automata into one package. This collection of seven solos for any instrument was created by computer programs that simulate cellular automata. A cellular automaton is a mathematical system containing many cellular units that … Continue reading

12. February 2015 by evan
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Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Remix

This is my synthesizer arrangement of Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. Isao Tomita did version with actual analog synthesizers in the 1970s.

12. December 2014 by evan
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