Tag Archives: Peter Chilvers

Open Source Licenses For Musical Instruments

I, as they say, am not a lawyer. But I’ve formed some definite opinions (and no small amount of confusion) while researching grid sequencers. My fascination with electronic noisemakers has introduced me to the world of microcontrollers. These noisemakers (and all devices built around microcontrollers) blur the line between hardware and software (being a combination […]

iPhone Music (Revisited)

I finally got my iPhone yesterday. Early Christmas present! I downloaded Bloom of course. And Four Track, which has gotten some interesting reviews. But when I went to get Sonic Lighter, I discovered that Smule had released more apps. More iPhone ChucK goodies! The popular one is Ocarina, which is exactly what the name suggests. […]

iPhone Music

Brian Eno and Peter Chilvers have a generative music iPhone/iPod Touch app called Bloom. And it is awesome. It’s kind of a minimal Electroplankton without the creatures. Touching the screen plays a note. It’s very intuitive – the higher on the screen, the higher the note. It emulates a tape loop delay, so each note […]