Music For The Shuffle Mode


01.18.11 Posted in Blog by

If you like experimental music, pay attention! In his search to create non-linear music, former Last.fm employee Matthew Irvine Brown initiated the fascinating ‘Music for Shuffle’ project. The project, that can be downloaded for free, consists of a set of small musical building blocks that can be used interchangeably to form a new whole. When played in random order in for example iTunes, the seperate parts create a surprising, continuous, and ever changing stream of music. Check out the video below for an illustration:

Read more about this fascinating project, about using iTunes as a sequencer, and the connection with John Cage’s music on Brown’s website.




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