Lawrence Ball’s ‘Method Music’ Explores The World Of Generative Music Buried In The Who’s ‘Baba O’Riley’

Lawrence Ball‘s double CD Method Music is a new collection of generative music that’s inspired by ideas Pete Townshend has explored over the last 40 years, with his Lifehouse project. Townshend’s┬áLifehouse had its origin in a sci-fi rock opera, written as a follow up to Tommy. One of the key ideas of the project was… Read More Lawrence Ball’s ‘Method Music’ Explores The World Of Generative Music Buried In The Who’s ‘Baba O’Riley’

Pete Townshend Says The Next Who Album Will Be Computer-Generated

The Who’s Pete Townshend, with the help of mathematician and composer Lawrence Ball and software engineer David Snowdon, has created a computer system called The Method which allows users to make unique pieces of music created by inputting personal information, sounds and a rhythm. Users will ‘sit’ for the software in the same way a… Read More Pete Townshend Says The Next Who Album Will Be Computer-Generated