Patternarium: vote on computer-generated drum patterns for µTonic

I’ve just found this cool tool (via Synthtopia) that builds random, computer-generated drum and rhythm patterns for the µTonic VST/AU plugin.

Patternarium builds new patterns by mixing together two previous ones, creating a subsequent ‘generation’. Visitors to the site can vote each pattern up or down. Patterns with more positive votes have a higher chance of being used to create more patterns.

It’s audio evolution by public vote.

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What’s more, all the patterns can be freely downloaded or copied for use in µTonic.

It’s a fairly simple concept but with a great interface and, most importantly, great sounds.

Check it out and see what you think.