Intermorphic Mixtikl Arrives: Mobile and Desktop Generative, Creative Music Suite

Oh, yeah. It’s deep. To keep a cool head, perhaps put on "Music for Airports" on loop while you read through the tutorials. Musicians and composers have long dreamt of computers and mobiles playing music that changes on its own, rather than playing static, pre-determined scores. But to actually pull it off, you need a number of pieces. One solution for putting those pieces together is finally here, with desktop-to-mobile delivery and an interesting combination of a generative engine with synths and effects that can work in real time. We’ve been following the work of Intermorphic for some time: this …

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iPhone News: iDrum, BtBx In; Mixtikl Out Citing Apple Rules

Some good news, some bad news for iPhone/iPod Touch owners. (For everyone who doesn’t care, we’ll be consolidating iPhone news from here on out so you can safely ignore it.) Good news: iZotope’s mobile version of iDrum is here (seen above). It’s a nifty $5 toy, though some restrictions, including the lack of audio export, may keep it from being more than that.I Correction: you can exchange both samples and project files with the desktop iDrum, and use ringtone bounce (including, apparently, on iPod touch) to export audio. That could make this very useful as a mobile addition to your …

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Noatikl Generative Music Engine Pricing Lowered: $99

Noatikl, a new generative music engine, generated some interest when we looked at it earlier this week. I’ve just heard from the creator that after receiving some feedback on the pricing, they’ve chosen to launch it at a lower price point than originally announced: US$99 "for non-commercial use of a single noatikl variant for a single operating system." You can upgrade to the suite and get a commercial license for $99 more. Figured that was worth a quick note to those interested.

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noatikl: New Generative Music Engine, So You Can Rock Out Like Eno

Soundscape #1 from Umcorps on Vimeo. Tired of waiting for Spore, the upcoming Will Wright game that will feature organic, generative music by musical legend Brian Eno instead of … looping … the same 8 bars of audio … over and over again? Want to explore your own oblique strategies in music making and create evolving generative compositions? noatikl could be for you. Co-creator Pete Cole, who evidently found us by googling Eno, wrote us last week with the details: intermorphic (http://www.intermorphic.com) yesterday launched the noatikl generative music engine. You can think of noatikl as a "spiritual successor" to the …

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