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A Systematic Introduction To Making Generative Music With Modular Synths

A Systematic Introduction To Making Generative Music With Modular Synths

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Chapter 0: About This Course And Some Words About What Generative Music Is 6

Chapter 1: Real Randomness vs. Complex Cycles (and the combination of both) 10

Chapter 1.1: LFOs 10

Chapter 1.2: Other Devices Generating Regular Cycles 59

Chapter 1.2.1: Looping Envelopes 59

Chapter 1.2.2: Sequencers 64

Chapter 1.2.3: Shift Registers With Feedback 65

Chapter 1.2.4: Sequential Switches 70

Chapter 1.2.5: The Turing Machine – Part 1 74

Chapter 1.2.6: Samples and Recordings 77

Chapter 1.3: Randomness, Probability and Stochastic 79

Chapter 1.3.1: Some Basic Definitions 79

Chapter 1.3.2: Sample & Hold 84

Chapter 1.3.3: A Short Glimpse at the Turing Machine And at Shift Registers Again 92

Chapter 1.3.4: Perfect Pseudo Randomness: Gray Code Modules 93

Chapter 1.3.5: Imperfect Pseudo Randomness: Euclidean Sequencers 99

Chapter 1.3.6: Random Trigger (Percussion) Sequencers

with Different Amounts of Randomness 102

Chapter 1.3.7: Stochastic Sequencers 105

Chapter 1.3.8: Probability Gates (Random Clocked Gates) 108

Chapter 1.3.9: Bernoulli Gates 110

Chapter 2: What to Modulate And to Trigger 115

Chapter 2.1: Pitch 116

Chapter 2.2: Timbre 125

Chapter 2.2.1: Filter 125

Chapter 2.2.2: Shapers 127

Chapter 2.2.3: Partials (additive) 130

Chapter 2.2.4: FM/PM 131

Chapter 2.3: Voices 134

Chapter 2.4: Rhythm 137

Chapter 2.5: Effects 147

Chapter 2.6: Envelopes 149

Chapter 2.7: Quantizers 153

Chapter 2.8: Grains 155

Chapter 2.9: Sample (Player) 159

Chapter 2.10: Slew Limiter 160

Chapter 2.11: Comparators 161

Chapter 2:12: Pitch Shifter 163

Chapter 3: Compositional Aspects of Generative Music 165

Chapter 3.1: General Thoughts, Strategies And Basic Compositional Decisions 166

Chapter 3.2: Basic Compositional Techniques 177

Chapter 3.2.1: Contrasting 178

Chapter 3.2.2: Repeating, Modifying and Inverting Relations 180

Chapter 3.2.3: Basic but Exclusively Generative Techniques 183

Chapter 3.3: Specific Compositional Techniques 190

Chapter 3.3.1: Pitch Dependency 190

Chapter 3.3.2: Rhythm 192

Chapter 3.3.3: Tension and Layers 195

Chapter 3.4: Certain Patch Techniques And Examples 197

Chapter 3.4.1: Switching Voices and Larger Parts of the Patch 197

Chapter 3.4.2: Sculpture Randomness and Setting Borders 200

Chapter 3.4.3: Jumping between certain BPM and Inverting Pitch Lines 200

Chapter 3.4.4: Mixing Stable and Random Elements 205

Chapter 4: Some Building Blocks of Generative Patching 207

Chapter 4.1: The Instrumentation of Envelopes 207

Chapter 4.2: 5 Faces of Randomness 217

Chapter 4.3: Random Harmonies 227

Chapter 5: Certain Modules with Generative Potential 233

Chapter 5.1: The Turing Machine 235

Chapter 5.2: Befaco´s “Rampage” 241

Chapter 5.3: Instruo “Céis” 247

Chapter 5.4: Mutable Instruments “Stages” 250

Chapter 5.5: Mutable Instruments “Grids” 255

Chapter 5.6: Intruo “tágh” 259

Chapter 5.7: Mutable Instruments “Marbles” 262

Chapter 5.8: Instruo “harmonàig” 276

Chapter 5.9: 4ms “Spectral Multiband Resonator” 285

Chapter 5.10: Mutable Instruments “Clouds” 290

Epilogue 294

Appendix A: Feedback Graphs (only 1 LFO) 299

Appendix B: Note Frequencies 316

Appendix C: “Rampage” Block Diagram 319

Appendix D: Your Personal Advantage 320

Appendix E: Copyright 322

Appendix F: Contact and Social Media 323

 

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