If you plot the number one charting hits (entry position vs weeks on chart) for three decades, what does it reveal? Is there a trend?
I decided to write down a set of steps on how to become an algorithmic music composer with the language Perl.
At first this took the form of an outline for myself. Then I realized that it might be useful to others!
And here it is: MIDI-Perl HOWTO Wiki
This weekend I saw this diagram and thought, "I can do that!"
It seems I am always fiddling with algorithmic musical composition. Most recently it is with the program, polygenic, which is a descendant of the program in the previous post on this subject.
After years of fiddling with algorithmic composition, I have come to reach for certain tools to craft melodies, bass-lines, solos, etc. My latest generative composition program and output will illustrate...