The Unjazz

by Nounverber

"The Unjazz" was an experiment in writing punk electronic jazz inspired by the numbers of Pi. Using blocks of 100 digits at a time, each pool of numbers were manipulated into sound through musical formulas, each one different than the last.

"When I started writing the music for The Unjazz, I was attempting to create a jam session between technically advanced jazz musicians that could only exist in the hyper-realistic realms of sequencers and digital audio synthesis. After the first song was finished, I realized that it was too clean. So, I went back into the track and carefully created small misalignments in timing and rhythm to add the human factor into the music. As a result, the parts jump, move, and slide around as if performed by professional musicians."

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"The Unjazz" was an experiment in writing punk electronic jazz inspired by the numbers of Pi. Using blocks of 100 digits at a time, each pool of numbers were manipulated into sound through musical formulas, each one different than the last.

"When I started writing the music for The Unjazz, I was attempting to create a jam session between technically advanced jazz musicians that could only exist in the hyper-realistic realms of sequencers and digital audio synthesis. After the first song was finished, I realized that it was too clean. So, I went back into the track and carefully created small misalignments in timing and rhythm to add the human factor into the music. As a result, the parts jump, move, and slide around as if performed by professional musicians."