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Re: Impossible Music review

I found this: http://math.bu.edu/DYSYS/applets/chaos-game.html


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony K" <bigtonyk@gmail.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 12:04 PM
Subject: Re: Impossible Music review

Here's a strange attractor app for anybody who's interested.  It's
code I found while digging around looking for some math/art apps.


Click in the window to generate a new random pattern. The longer it
runs the more gets filled in.

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Peters" <mp@mpeters.de>
> To: "Loopers Delight" <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 4:15 PM
> Subject: RE: Impossible Music review
>>> Michal i think a lot of us would be also interested in the
>>> making proccess of this very interesting and delightful CD
>>> feel free to tell us!
>> thanks Luis ... well I don't want to go into too much detail because it 
>> is
>> OT ... no music loops involved, although ... when I think of it, the
>> process
>> of iterating through a mathematical formula is a loop !!! it really is. 
>> never thought of it this way.
>> Anyway the formula involved here are a certain kind of attractor
>> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attractor)
>> In the software that I wrote in the early nineties, the attractors are
>> drawn
>> graphically ... you begin by drawing an x,y point on the screen, then 
>> put these x,y values into a formula which computes a new x,y pair (or
>> screen
>> position). You draw that new point and go through the formula again ...
>> thousands of times, each time drawing one pixel. The result is a 
>> graphical
>> structure that often looks beautiful. My software creates shapes such as
>> this:
>> http://www.michaelpeters.de/hopgallery/images/miraplankton.jpg
>> Of course while drawing the images, you can create midi signals simply 
>> mapping the x,y position to pitch, and the color to velocity. Impossible
>> Music was created by adding midi output to the graphical program, and
>> plugging a digital piano into these mathematical structures. I added 
>> midi filters, pitch rules, etc. The rest was lots of experimentation.
>> -Michael
>> www.hyperfunction.org
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