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a flooded network.  each node broadcasts the opposite value of what it receives, so signals oscillate from hi to low, reaching network capacity very quickly.  the nodes measure the time between messages, using regions of network lag as the organizing principle for hitting notes of various registers.

an idiosyncrasy of the code (whose artifacts i enjoy) causes the network glitches to come at regular intervals.  in later code this was fixed.  but in this recording, i find the fragile regularity of the rhythmic organization to be just varied enough to remain interesting for extended listening.  the resulting texture is somehow reminiscent of later Feldman.

also, karplus-strong algorithm ftw.

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