An Avant-Garde Jazz Album Cover Generator

Here’s a web-compatible version of the Processing noodles that were the initial cause of my Algo-Jazz Series of algorithmically inspired jazz and associated visualizations. The particular sketch shown here was done last year, so I’m rather late posting it here. And yes, it’s extremely simple – no big algorithmic advances to be found here, just …

Moody Blue Gears

It’s blue. It’s gears. And it’s moody. I recently needed a new desktop background for my laptop and wanted something industrial and blue. This is what happened. Of course, the desktop image I got from it is static, but it looks much cooler animated. Click it if you get tired of the gears you’re seeing …

An Avian Sound Installation

I have a 23-year-old nandy conure called Binky. He has a remarkable capacity for understanding rules just well enough to find away around them. He regularly gets told “no” for being loud – but only when he’s loud with his voice. Playing with toys is ok and something I try to encourage. In fact, he’s …

An Infinite Jazz Music Generator

Originally posted: 02-Sept-2018 Last modified: Update 23-Dec-2018: if you want to see where this project went and the compositions that have resulted, check out the Algo-Jazz Series. I recently became a bit more interested in how the bass behaves in various styles of music, and eventually ended up looking at walking bass lines. After messing …

Some Algorithmic Art

When I’m too tired to do anything else useful, but not quite tired enough to sleep, I sometimes open up an image editing program like GIMP, load up some kind of geometric image, and then smash it to death with filters and other transformations until it either looks more interesting/appealing or so hideous that I …