Bytebeats in C and Python (generative symphonies from extremely small programs)

In October 2011, viznut posted about his initial experiment with “bytebeats,” or extremely short C programs using one line of math to make generative music. He followed up with a much more in-depth article describing the mathematics and musical theory behind these operations. The concept is simple, and the results are beautiful and diverse. The […]

Covox at Backspace!

I can count the number of shows I’ve danced at on three fingers. Unluckily for any innocent bystanders, last night was one of them. And I don’t think I was the only one uncharacteristically moved to bounce and throw my hands around like an idiot. Covox’s gigantic beats were tearing nerds’ thumbs out of their […]