Procedural Music Maker
Procedural Music Maker / Online Sequencer
This is a little tool that I'm developing for musical purposes.
It could be used to make infinite and adaptative music for games, mainly for open world games.
But, for now, it's only a prototype for proceduraly generate melodies made in top of Unity. Hope to develop it a little more as soon as I can.
What's going on?
I have used perlin noise for seed-based generation, for what you can modify atributes like octaves, persistance, lacunarity, and so on. Have fun! :)
Tips that I found nice:
1 - It's cool to combine two melodies with same atributes, but different seeds.
2 - For low sizes or octaves, it sounds more cool for me at lower bpm.
BPM: Beats per minute or, basically, the velocity of the music.
Dimensions: here it doesn't have a clear meaning, but it affects how perlin noise generates the melody. It's associated with the dimensions of the noise and may affect melody's smoothness.
Size: The length of the music (press + to update notes' keyboard)
Seed: it's the key to feed and save the status of the procedural generation
Octave: the number of interactions until the final result. It have greater effects combined with the properties bellow.
Lacunarity: it's a kind of frequency multiple factor for each new octave. For higher values, less smooth will be the final result (with a more detailed shape).
Persistance: it's a number between 0 and 1 associated with the maintence of the fundamental amplitude in each octave, that will naturally reduces (for less-than-1 values)
All code is available at its repository on GitHub.
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