In their quest for new and unexpected melodies modern composers utilize generative music and neural networks as a trigger for their creativity. The process often yields unique results, as in the works of Flex Council's Josh Levy who uses AI to make his own brand of ghostly, eerie electronica (read our interview
Canada-based Tarun Nayar
uses a different approach to make music that sounds quite unlike anything else. With background in Indian classical music and biology he brings together home-built modular synthesizers and "other analog equipment to improvise with the natural vibrations of a certain place and time – via plant bioelectricity, latent electromagnetic radiation, and even the earth's resonant hum".
His latest hauntingly beautiful single Mushroom Dance
finds Tarun in the early spring woods feeding the bioelectricity generated by a red-belted conk mushroom to his synths to come up with beautiful unorthodox melodic lines. Here is the story of the track.