Music

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MusicMouse

An incredible music making app. And it sends to midi. Wow!


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Opus Drumkit

Unusually little drumkit / beatmaker.

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Shared Piano

Play piano with other people, live. Amazing.


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Pop2Piano

Code that takes audio as input and then "writes" piano parts to go with the song.


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PatchCab

Modular synthesis. Twiddle those knobs and make a noise.


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Molecular Music Generator

Give this app a short piece of midi and it will generate a repeating generative version of it, Philip Glass style.


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NestUp

Nestup is an experimental markup language for musical rhythms. It's specifically designed to break away from a fixed musical grid. The name is a contraction of nested tuplets, which are hard to program on a piano roll but easy to notate with Nestup.


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Tweakable

Amazing no-code way to make generative music using flow diagrams.


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The Blob Opera

Wonderfully fun online toy to generate harmonies with machine learning.


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Tuneflow

An online music sequencer that is pretty amazing AND A.I generation of tunes and chord progressions is built in. Amazing!


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Autochords

Select your mood and key, and Autochords does the rest.

p.s You may need Soundflower to record your chords...


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Artist Averager

Interesing tool that finds musical artists BETWEEN two artists.


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Drawing With Sound

Your drawing generates sounds

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Sunvox

Make music with visual flow diagram programming. Amazing.


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These Lyrics Do Not Exist

Warning: Profanity!  But, based on a training catalogue of lots of lyrics, this Machine Learning tool will take any subject and generate lyrics for you.


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A.I Generated Spotify Playlist

You describe the sort of music you want to hear, and A.I creates a playlist based on that description.

I added "post-punk-industrial tribal drums distorted guitar with funk bass, creating incredibly anger and tense discordant melodic noise" and it made this list - how'd it do?


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Play Music With Webcam

Webcam plays music

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mscompose95

Scribble on this strange Mondrian-like grid, click the samples below, and instant funky rhythms. 


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ChordChord

This wonderful tune creates interesting chord progressions for you. I tend to choose piano, turn off drums and set the bpm to around 80.

You have to pay to download the midi, but there are ways around this, using tools that turn recorded audio into midi. Although this may introduce errors or inaccuracies, we will live with these happy accidents.


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Evoke AI

Choose the genre and mood and let AI generate a two minute track. 3 downloads with free use. Quite interesting. Could be used for a promo video.


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Boomy

Boomy is A.I. that automatically generates music in various genres. And as an added extra you can upload a vocal audio and it will bend it to the melody.


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Midi City

Play some cool sounds and drums with your computer keyboard


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UVI Workstation

This free desktop app can make some interesting noises, and if you use the arpeggiator (ARP) then you can create almost ambient loops.


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Tahti Studio

If I'm honest I have no idea, but it sounds gorgeous.


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Noisecraft

A web-based visual audio/music flow-coding thing a bit like PureData or BespokeSynth.

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Strudel

Music Livecoding tool that runs in the browser, AND can display Hydra visualisation

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GPT Infinite Radio

Describe the music you want, and this make it (kinda)


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BandLab

Oh my word! Amazing. A full audio workstation that works in the browser, on Android and iOS.


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Mindful Harmony

A tool to compose or arrange unusual chords - and you can then save it in midi (maybe importing it into Garageband or BespokeSynth).


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AIVA - AI Music Generation

This tool generates music (based on parameters) in lots of different genres and you get three free downloads. You can get a mixed .mp3 or midi file. Very impressive.


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Keyboard Cam

A keyboard you can play with your face

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Minimal Browser-based Instruments

Can you make music with 3 unusual instruments?


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Handel

Handel is a small procedural programming language for writting songs in browser.


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Scanseqjs

Play music with your web cam


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Waveformer

Describe the music you want, and let AI make it.

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PlazmaPunk

A.I takes music and creates a video for you, slowly (there's a long queue)


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SoundBox

Small pattern-oriented web synth with which you can create electronic music very easily. Lots of fun once you figure it out.


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EarSketch

A web-based code-to-music tool, like Sonic Pi (ish) but web-based and using Python or Javascript.

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Face The Music

Play music with your face.


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SonicGarbage

A sort of random-clips-of-youtube sequencer. Totally nuts.

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Riffusion

A.I generated music from images. Amazing, listen to some of the interpolation between sounds...hypnotic.


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Musical Chord Progression Arpeggiator

Change the parameters and make music, sort of.


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Tonespace

Tonespace lets you play one note and intelligently augments what you’re playing with chords and arpeggios.


It connects via Midi (so to a synth or Garageband) and plays musically similar notes. Because it generates midi, you can “record” it and then use it in whatever DAW you are using.


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MusicMap

Search and discover similar music/bands

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Citizen DJ

This project takes media archive material and turns it into "beats". Worth a play....


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MuseNet

Musenet takes an "intro" and then "evolves" it with AI in different styles such as Beatles, Mozart or Bluegrass. Interestingly you can upload your own custom midi track and let it evolve that too.

I tried adding a file created by Computoser as a starting point, and I think it made it more Beatles-y but it's hard to tell. Doesn't have a download option.

 

 


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Leimma

Fun tool with which to explore microtonal tunings, and you can even send it to midi.


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SoundPlant

Amazing tool to "play" a collection of samples whilst manipulating them.


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Glitch Visualizer

Drop .mp3s onto this and enjoy


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GD Colon

What if you could only use emojis to make music? Bonkers!


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Replay AI

Desktop AI app to alter vocal tracks in music tracks. So replace Thom Yorke with Spongebob... or something.

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Mercury Playground

Interesting. A web-based audio/music coding environment (a bit like many others) written in Ojack's Hydra (Javascript).

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Moolody

Paint on a revolving canvas.


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Bespoke Synth

I'm in love. Bespoke Synth is a way to make music and sounds using a visual flow diagram metaphor. Never have I had more fun. This tool is fabulous and free. 


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Riffusion - Sing to generate a song

You sing, it makes the song.

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SongR

Add some keywords and a genre and AI creates a pretty awful song :-)

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Wotja

Amazing tool to generate ambient music.


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CodeKlavier live at WORM Rotterdam

Amazing. What if a musician could use a piano to code?

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Ezekiel Aquino

I'm not entirely sure. A round score? 


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78rpm Records Digitised By George Blood

1000s of really old records to listen to.


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IBM 1401, A User’s Manual

nspired by a recording of an IBM mainframe computer which Jóhann’s father, Jóhann Gunnarsson, made on a reel-to-reel tape machine more than 30 years ago, the piece was originally written to be performed by a string quartet as the accompaniment to a dance piece by the choreographer Erna Ómarsdóttir.


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Where Does Music Revenue Come From?

A visualistion that shows how it's not all about sales.

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The Mad Science Of Music

A genius at work. Go and learn.


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Timeline-ify

Nice tool that, using Spotify, arranges an artist's output by date, NOT RERELEASE ISSUE... at last!

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Open AI Jukebox

Here, artificial intelligence generates music in various different genres. Go listen, sometimes terrible, sometimes amazing.

Also, lots more here.


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Chilled Cow

AI/ML generates never-ending lofi hip hop radio - beats to relax/study to.


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Music Events At Uni of York

Always something strange and alluring coming up at York.


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Listen To Transformer

Listen as A.I generates music that "evolves" over time, or rather, has the musical notion of change and development within a song. Very clever.


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Cosine

A song recommendation tool - that actually works... it's based on the sonic aspects of the song... quite interesting.

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Sheffield Tape Archive

Archive of live music from Sheffield in mainly from the 1980s, so Crass, Fall, Eek-a-mouse and many others.


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Music Roamer

Explore music genres.

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Dadabots - Generated Music

AI/ML continuously generates music in a number of different genres. This death metal AI has been continuously streaming noise since Sept 2019!

Are they any good? What do you think?

 


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Chrono Piano

Music generated from the date and time

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The Four Chord Song

Did you know millions of songs use the SAME four chords?


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50 Years Of Swiss Music Charts

Zoom through the Swiss charts

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Livecoding with FoxDot

Livecoding session. Watch people make music with code....LIVE!


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John Peel Roulette

Listen to a random moment from the John Peel show archives.


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YouTube Audio Library

YouTube has bots that check your videos to make sure you haven't used a copyrighted music track in your video. All these tracks are free to use on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram & Twitch without copyright issues.

This guide shows you how to download tracks from the Audio Library.

There are also lots of sound effects to download too.

Pay special attention to attribution requirements, with any audio user ever.


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Forgotify

This site finds you Spotify tracks that nobody has ever listened to.