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Personally, I think musicians who can actually play their instruments are capable of creating more "magical" music than musicians who can't.

this statement requires a clarification for several terms: can "instruments" refer to a digital sequencer? turntable(s)? microphone, loop pedal, effects pedal, etc? a rewired speak and spell? a laptop running generative algorithms?

"Magical" might need a touch more clarification as well.

if it does include those, then the statement ends up a tautology; musicians who can play music well can play music better than those who can't play music well...?

That's the idea, yes.

excellent piece of music, to my ears. i consider myself a musician (amateur composer?) with an adequate knowledge of theory. even though the notion of a confined search-space was already priming me for a possibly less continuous melody, the melody still struck me, even emotionally. the brute-force method, to generalize from a single example, seems to be excellent (when well-constrained) for writing novel chord progressions. perhaps if you use the second chord of each sequence as the first chord of a new sequence, afterward piecing them together, you could ... (read more)