W.A.R.P. - The Weaving Mill

September 2018

Jacquard loom patterns translated to music

I worked with James Hapke to imagine weaving patterns as house music.

My hope was to discover one of those Fibonacci-sequence like symmetries, where the patterns used to make weavings could be "transliterated" to music, with the goal to create reasonable house music with little intervention by the composer (me). We found pretty remarkably musical results!

My personal notes, with images, of my approach is here.

Here are 3 of the music pieces generated by this exercise:

James weaving