Want to see what algorithms look like when translated into music? That is exactly what WolframTones is all about. It takes programs from Stephen Wolfram’s computations and turns them into tunes. No matter how many times you select a type of music, you will get a new permutation and mini-light show. Create rock/pop, jazz, classical, piano and other compositions and adjust pitch, time, and instrumentation. If you would like to play or find out how the phenomenon was created, check out his site.
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One of your buds got a StompIO, but you are Mr./Ms. Keyboard. You might want to look into the Kaossilator Touchpad Music Synthesizer. With its innovative touchpad, you merely have to wiggle a finger to change pitch or move it up and down for a different sound. If you need a drummer, it has dozens of beats included or you can do it yourself. There are also sound effects to toss into the mix. All told it holds over 100 programs. The synthesizer runs on 4AA batteries (not included) for up to 5 hours and comes with a price of $199.99.
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