Monday, April 13, 2009

Brian Eno Creates Generative Music App for iPhone

Former Roxy Music member and ambient music pioneer Brian Eno has collaborated with musician and software designer Peter Chilvers to create a generative music application called Bloom for the iPhone and iPod touch. It was released in October and is available through iTunes.

The Bloom website describes it as "part instrument, part composition and part artwork," as the application allows the user to create intricate patterns and unique melodies. When idle, a generative music player activates, producing an infinite number of compositions and corresponding visualisations.

According to Eno, "Bloom is an endless music machine, a music box for the 21st century. You can play it, and you can watch it play itself."

View a demonstration from an iPhone user below via YouTube.

1 comment:

Chillzone said...

This is such a cool iphone app... love it :) its kinda expected that eno would release something like this!