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Arne Eigenfeldt's BeatBOT

Mac executable and audio samples

Win 32 executable and audio samples

Win 64 executable and audio samples

version

06.19.15

instrumentation

A smart beat bot that generates drums and four percussion parts.

type:

  @beats
  @drums
  @samplebased
  @processed

platform

Max standalone, built from Max 6.1.8 on Macintosh.

behaviour

creates its own form. Generates beats based on 3+2 tala, resulting in odd time signatures (sum the tala to discover meter). Lots of (potentially extreme) signal processing.

messages

sends:

  @phraselength - how many measures are in a phrase;
  @hdensity - how many onsets individual parts are playing;
  @vdensity - how many layers are active);
  @tala - 2+3 grouping;
  @phrases - how many phrases in form;
  @exiting - when it finishes its form, it will exit in the next phrase, and send this message.

receives:

  @exiting - will exit next phrase.

license

Creative Commons Share Alike

credits

arne eigenfeldt (June 2015)