AI excels where I fail

In the field of composition, I find myself lost as to how to make things work. Even though I do work a lot with sounds and ‘music’ for my installations and performances; without a formal exposure to music and its theories I struggle to ‘compose’ in its traditional sense.

Experimenting with a couple of things here and there on the coucou tool, I was able to collaborate with a model to create a piece. I initiated by putting down a small sequence which the model then used as a seed to generate a more wholistic composition. But like all things AI, it wasn’t perfect. Porting this sequence into Ableton and tweaking a couple of notes here and there, and mixing up the instruments and arrangement, I got the following.

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