Thoughts on algorithmic music

by @Jose 1 year ago

The concept of making music by following a formula is not new. Conceptually, one can create a simple computer program (or mathematical function) that accepts some constants as input, and produces a sequence of sounds that could be enjoyed by the human ear. Procedural music or algorithmic music is created by using math, logic, pesudo-randomness and other interesting tricks to generate beautiful compositions. I've always been interested in music, computers and math, and it's about time I start exploring the possibilities. With the recent introduction of AI, the possibilities for algorithmic music have taken a leap forwards. Will AI help us make better music, or just more of the same?