Apps

Creativity Tools

Co-parent of tools / apps; midwife to artist titles.

14

Apps

25

Years

Wotja icon Wotja

Generative Music Writer

Chilled-out creativity system for thinking, relaxation, sharing and peace. Add text to make cool, reflective music.

Builds on the work done over the years with Noatikl, Mixtikl, SSEYO Koan and SSEYO miniMIXA.

Variants: iOS

Wotja for Mobile

3

Version

Active

Status

2014

Launched

2015

Updated

Tiklbox Relax icon Tiklbox

Relaxing Generative Music

Tiklbox Relax composes a stream of high-quality beautiful ambient generative music ideal for relaxation, reflection, meditation & quiet contemplation.

Variants: iOS

Tiklbox for Mobile

1

Version

Active

Status

2012

Launched

2015

Updated

Mixtikl icon Mixtikl

Generative Music Mixer

A powerful generative mixing app for both mobile and desktop.

The evolution of SSEYO miniMIXA and builds on the work done in generative music since 1990.

Variants: iOS, Android, Windows, OS X, Audio Unit, VSTi

Mixtikl for Desktop and Mobile

7

Version

Active

Status

2008

Launched

2015

Updated

Noatikl icon Noatikl

Generative Music Composer

Immensely deep & powerful app for generative MIDI music composition AND sound design.

The evolution of SSEYO Koan and builds on the work done in generative music since 1990.

Variants: iOS, Windows, OS X, Audio Unit, VSTi

Noatikl for Desktop and Mobile

3

Version

Active

Status

2007

Launched

2015

Updated

Liptikl icon Liptikl

Cut-up Text Editor

An app that uses the cut-up technique to randomly "mash" up to 3 different text sources to come up with new word juxtapositions for use in lyric writing, poetry etc.

Variants: iOS, Windows, OS X

Liptikl for Desktop and Mobile

1

Version

Active

Status

2007

Launched

2015

Updated

Liptikl icon SSEYO miniMIXA

Mobile Music Mixer

An early and powerful mobile loop mixing app. Went on to win the 2005 Interactive Entertainent BAFTA for Music.

Video Demo of "Red Lounge", mix created live on Windows Mobile at 3GSM, Barcelona 2007.

Variants: Tao intent, Symbian, Windows Phone

2

Version

R.I.P.

Status

2004

Launched

2006

Updated

Koan Essentials icon SSEYO Koan Essentials

Morphing Drum n Bass

with SSEYO Koan X Silver Drag'n Mix

Koan Essentials Morphing Drum + Bass ("MDB") included a number of Koan X templates set up to use the included SF2 and WAV samples licensed from Zero G. It featured various generative techniques such as the use of mutating Fixed Patterns to play "recycled" break beats.

Variants: Windows

1

Version

R.I.P.

Status

1998

Launched

-

Updated

SSEYO Koan Interactive Audio Platform / IKMC icon SSEYO Koan Web Plugin

Interactive Audio Web Plugin + More

The SSEYO Interactive Koan Music Control went through a number of iterations before becoming the SSEYO Koan Interactive Audio Platform and winning the 2001 Interactive Entertainment BAFTA for Technical Innovation.

Variants: Windows, Mac OS

8

Version

R.I.P.

Status

1997

Launched

2001

Updated

Timothy Didymus' Float icon Timothy Didymus' Float

with SSEYO Koan

Float included an enhanced CD that featured Timothy Didymus' Koan pieces as well as the Koan software required to play them, and, thankfully, audio recordings of some of them, too.

Variants: Windows

1

Version

R.I.P.

Status

1997

Launched

-

Updated

Jamuud's Niskala icon Jamuud's Niskala

with SSEYO Koan

Niskala included an enhanced CD that featured Jamuud's Koan pieces as well as the Koan software required to play them, and, thankfully, audio recordings of them, too.

Variants: Windows

1

Version

R.I.P.

Status

1997

Launched

-

Updated

SSEYO Koan X icon SSEYO Koan X

Drag 'n' Mix Mixer

Easy to use, "Drag 'n' mix" system for generative music. It let you drag generative elements onto a mixing canvas (drag-and-drop) and then mix/modify the elements, including their pitch, pan and volume.

Variants: Windows

1

Version

R.I.P.

Status

1996

Launched

-

Updated

SSEYO Koan X icon Brian Eno's "Generative Music 1"

With SSEYO Koan Software

Generative Music 1 was a floppy disk-only title published in 1996. The Koan pieces in it were created by Eno using SSEYO Koan Pro. A specific soundcard was required to hear the music as Eno intended - without that soundcard the music sounded very different.

Variants: Windows

1

Version

R.I.P.

Status

1996

Launched

-

Updated

SSEYO Koan Pro icon SSEYO Koan Pro

Generative Music System

Powerful system with over 150 generative parameters and support for up to 50 voices. Had a particularly close relationship to the Creative Labs AWE range of soundcards for sound generation.

Variants: Windows

2

Version

R.I.P.

Status

1995

Launched

2002

Updated

SSEYO Koan Plus icon SSEYO Koan Plus

Generative Music Player

(later Koan Album Player)

Included both a floppy disk for the included Koan pieces and Koan software required to play them, as well as an audio CD of recordings made of the pieces.

Variants: Windows

2

Version

R.I.P.

Status

1994

Launched

1997

Updated