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Scape by Brian Eno and Peter Chilvers – Available for iPad
Available now for iPad
Scape makes music that thinks for itself. From Brian Eno and Peter Chilvers, creators of Bloom, Scape is a new form of album which offers users deep access to its musical elements. These can be endlessly recombined to behave intelligently: reacting to each other, changing mood together, making new sonic spaces.
Can machines create original music? Scape is our answer to that question: it employs some of the sounds, processes and compositional rules that we have been using for many years and applies them in fresh combinations, to create new music. Scape makes music that thinks for itself.
– Brian Eno, Peter Chilvers
Synthesiser, found sound, bells, bass guitar, strategies, images, art direction
Synthesiser, chapman stick, structures, probability networks, additional images, software design
Includes 15 original scapes
Scapes can be saved into a gallery and added to a playlist
Plays in background of other apps (excluding iPad 1)
Generates random scapes
Scapes can be shared by email
Supports AirPlay and Retina display
Headphones or external speakers recommended
PLEASE NOTE: Scape starts with a reduced set of elements, backgrounds and moods. The remainder are introduced gradually, to give the user time become familiar with them. All of the elements shown in the video are included.
℗ & © Opal Ltd. 2012
Images © Brian Eno and Peter Chilvers, Opal Ltd. 2012