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MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

sir sampleton (iOS)

cynthcart (C64)

synthcart (atari 2600)

seq. kit (atari 2600)

loopcart (atari 2600)

dot matrix synth

looper (win)

ART DEPT

magic carpet (iOS)

pi house generator

> catalog of my artwork

> spirit surfers

> and/or gallery

MUSIC

> softoft techech ep

> tree wave

older music

> palfloat

MORE ATARI 2600

marble craze game

game music hacks

homestar rpg (RIP)

> Atari 2600
programming guide


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Pi House Generator is program for Windows that generates house music (a specific type of club/rave music) by progressively calculating the digits of pi and feeding them into an specialized algorithmic music generator that I created. This process has some interesting attributes:

- The song is infinitely long and static. Every byte of the audio output is predetermined, even though only a small amount of it has actually been listened to. So you can jump to any measure in the song and it will always play the same music for that measure.

- As the digits of pi progress further and further out, more and more processor cycles are required to calculate the next digit due to the nature of the pi calculation algorithm being used. After months of play, any given computer will not be able to calculate the digits fast enough for the music to play continuously.

- The rate that the number of processor cycles increase per digit is O(NlogN), but considering Moore's Law, that processor power per dollar increases at a exponential rate, it appears that by upgrading your computer regularly with the market trends, you can play the pi/house song indefinitely.


The program, source, and samples can be downloaded here:
VertexList_PiHouse.zip (1gig download)


SOUND DEMOS:   1 min sample   90 min sample  










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