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An audio environment combining SuperCollider and Clojure

Overtone is an Open Source toolkit for designing synthesizers and collaborating with music. It provides:

* A Clojure API to the SuperCollider synthesis engine
* A growing library of musical functions (scales, chords, rhythms, arpeggiators, etc.)
* Metronome and timing system to support live-programming and sequencing
* Plug and play MIDI device I/O
* Simple Open Sound Control (OSC) message handling
* Pre-cache - a system for locally caching external assets such as .wav files
* An API for querying and fetching sounds from http://freesound.org
* A global concurrent event stream



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26 July 2013

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