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Mick Sussman’s 365 Singles and CD…

Today closes Mick Sussman‘s avant-garde project, The Rosenberg Algorithmic Music Generator: The Complete Early Works. The project includes 365 singles, released during one year – all now available for download / streaming.

Behind the project discerns Sussman’s own software program, The Rosenberg Algorithmic Music Generator. It is able to create unique compositions, making thousands of decisions based on a sequence of randomized processes. The titles are generated randomly as well…

The resulting compositions – mesmeric, microtonal, rhythmically intricate, seemingly purposeful and surprisingly varied – demonstrate the potential of partially automated creativity. “Rosenberg” is freakishly prolific: it can crank out music as fast as a human can process it, 50 hours and counting, according to Sussman.

Simultaneously, Sussman’s The Rosenberg Algorithmic Music Generator: Selected Works, Vol. 1 is released on CD. These tracks are created after the first 365…