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Euclidean Groove Thing

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Exploration into Euclidean Distribution and Its Musical Properties.

I built a four-part sequencer that uses Euclidean distribution to trigger sounds and notes.

Screenshot of the app
Screenshot of the app

You can play around with it online,

As for the melody, the notes are picked using a “Turing machine,” a modular staple that uses shift registers and probability to generate musical notes1

In concept, I accomplished what I set out to do. However, the web-appification of it is not the best. The randomly generated tunes are, at best, chaotic. I shall revisit this project one day.

Built using:

  1. Gross simplification, check this video for more information ↩︎