I had trouble installing and using Native Instruments "Abbey Road 60s Drummer" program. But after significant trial, error, and finally talking to NI support, this is the proper way to get it happening:
Sometimes I hang out in an IRC channel with fellow musicians. So I wrote a handy bot that does a couple musical things...
Recently I was inspired by the Brian Eno section of this generative music presentation (right arrow or space-bar moves forward), which describes Eno's tape-loop setup.
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