Alex McLean

Making music with text

Sonic boom

by Alex on September 18, 2011

I’ve been peeved by this FT article, and failing to express my annoyance over on twitter, so time for a post. The central question is that “New technology is leading to some innovative instruments – but will musicians embrace them?” To start with this is the wrong way round, musicians have been inventing their own […]


by Alex on September 3, 2011

Rumour has it that I may be something to do with the new ChordPunch label, which is promoting algorithmic music for ears and feet. Be careful not to get emotionally attached to any of the chordpunch output, their music, artist roster and administrative staff have algorithmic components in certain cases.