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What Would Computers Compose for Pleasure?

Sure, computers can’t feel pleasure, at least not in the sense that we humans feel it. But they can be programmed to “feel” something akin to human pleasure. And, perhaps, when AI comes of age, they can program themselves to feel their own native form of deep digital pleasure. With this in mind: What kind […]

Posted on November 23, 2014 at 10:51 am by rachmiel · Permalink

Creative Listening

“Creative listening” is the art of changing a piece in real time, as you listen to it. The listener is thus elevated from a passive observer to an active co-creator, co-composer; an integral component in the music’s unfolding. You can use creative listening to change every imaginable aspect of what you are listening to: pitch […]

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 9:50 am by rachmiel · Permalink