Make A Musical Noise

If you are willing to play, there are some amazing tools out there to make the most incredible sounds.


Inspiration

You might want to explore some of these to get in the mood.

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Exhibition of Processing projects

https://processing.org/exhibition/curated_page_14.html
Over 14 pages of cool projects made with Processing
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5 Artists Who Are Masters of Glitch Music

https://www.izotope.com/en/blog/music-production/5-artists-who-are-masters-of-glitch-music.html
One of the strange aspects of technology, whether analogue or digital, is its tendency to glitch. The ghost in the machines, as it were. With music software in particular, glitch and error have become desirable ingredients in sound design and musical composition.






Tools

Here are tools that all do weird and wonderful things. Go play with some and discover which ones you like best.

Could you imagine "performing" with any of these? Might some of these tools be a fun way to make a soundtrack for a film?

Or thinking about it another way, what sort of things could you use these tools for? Are they just experimental toys or are they actually useful?

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Osmosis Drone Generator

https://mynoise.net/NoiseMachines/osmosisDroneGenerator.php

Create pleasant background sounds

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YouDJ

https://you.dj/

Mix Soundcloud and Youtube track on two decks

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vGamelan

https://celanajaya.github.io/vGamelan/
Numbers generate algorithmic music.

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WolframTones

http://tones.wolfram.com
Generates music from parameters

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WebModular

https://www.g200kg.com/docs/webmodular/?p=0A1H2G3A5H80BHE1HHK2L3N6TCWIXIY4eFfC_OF00CPo000020COo00RbZVno00ZU0VIo00ZZ00o000000o000I00S000220QP0000&m=t145l16a%3Eceg%3Ec%3Cea%3Ecefec%3Ca%3Ec%3Cag
Old skool synthesis, pulling out and plugging in wires. Interesting because you can type notes using strange notation.

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Superlooper

https://superlooper.universlabs.co.uk/
Make weird music with this weird digital instrument

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Spiral Keyboard

http://spiral.qet.me/
A spiral piano keyboard

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Sound Maker

https://experiments.withgoogle.com/ai/sound-maker/view/
A keyboard that let's you create sounds halfway between a cat and a trombone

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Sampulator

http://sampulator.com/
Use your keyboard to play samples

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Rational Keyboard

http://fritzo.org/keys/#style=piano
Play an unusual rational keyboard. Very eno.

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PianoGenie

http://piano-genie.glitch.me/
AI makes whatever keys you tap sound good (based on music it knows about)

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Novation

https://intro.novationmusic.com/harry-coade?overlay=intro
Just click the buttons and get a groove going

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Neural Beatbox

https://codepen.io/naotokui/pen/NBzJMW
Record some audio, analyze then generate rthyms

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Latent Cycles

https://codepen.io/teropa/full/rdoPbG/
Start the beats and beeps, let it play on.

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Infinite Drum Machine

https://experiments.withgoogle.com/ai/drum-machine/view/
Hundreds of samples for you to program into a rhythm

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Incredibox

https://www.incredibox.com/
Have fun with a strange digital choir

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Groove Pizza

https://apps.musedlab.org/groovepizza/
Create crazy beats with Groove Pizza

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Audio Clash

https://clash.me/
Turn text into samples