Chaos Theory Breeds Evolved Music

Discussion in 'General Music Discussion' started by pink freud, Jun 19, 2012.

  1. pink freud

    pink freud SS.org Regular

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    Now that I have given some djenter his next album title, we can look at this real thing:
    BBC News - Music evolution: Is this the end of the composer?

    I could actually see this being used in the industry. There already exists a movie-algorithm that can predict the success of a movie based on input data; this seems to be a step towards predicting the likes and dislikes of listeners at a mathematical level.
     
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    The Omega Cluster n00b

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    You can evolve music without a composer, sure, but it'll only be "hits", art will still be there, and obscure bands that don't care about marketing or business will still be there for our ears to hear :)
     
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    leftyguitarjoe Correct-handed

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    This is a really really cool concept, but it will never replace a composer.
     
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    fps Kit

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    Amazing. With the right listeners you could evolve great music in any direction couldn't you?
     
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    Narrillnezzurh Sir Clipsalot

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    It's too bad the best composers didn't and don't make music to appeal to the masses. We should expect such naivete from those who dabble in that which they do not understand.
     
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    I think if you take the human element out of music, it ceases to have any meaning whatsoever. It's the analogue of having a computer generate a novel. Sure, it may be a "complete" work, but it would feel too disjointed and random for a person to feel any connection with it.
     
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    This is how I feel about djent :lol:
     
  8. EdgeC

    EdgeC Songs in C#

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    That makes sense. I can't remember the last time I seen a truly good movie that wasn't predictable.

    Seems a shame. All those movies that didn't pass the sucess algorithm were probably the better ones.

    But like movies you can always find something good if you look hard enough. All this would do, if it were applied to music, is increase the amount of crap to wade through.
     

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