Human-guided, computer-aided music variations

Coord assumes that the most compelling music is (and will be) created by humans, not computers. So it aims to leverage and animate a composer’s output, rather than replace that composer.

    Ableton Live MIDI clips placed onto Coord's GUI to create a landscape of morphing melodic variations.

 

Ableton Live MIDI clips placed onto Coord's GUI to create a landscape of morphing melodic variations.

This approach selectively injects “moving parts” into a larger piece of music that is otherwise left undisturbed. Here the bass and lead parts are varied in real time by the user, as a form of interactive improvisation. The software does not evaluate the output; it is entirely up to the user to steer the algorithm and to home in on preferred results.