Announce: SpaceTracker, a plain-text human-readable polyphonic file format to record notes and other performance data
I am thrilled to announce SpaceTracker, a plain-text human-readable polyphonic file format to record notes and other performance data. Think "markdown for MIDI"- a way to conveniently write down note data in a text editor that still has enough expressive power to record serious performances and edit them.
I am very excited about this format, because I believe it will be highly useful to achieve SuperCollider's ongoing goal of finding was to allow users to focus more on their music while still leveraging its power, and I am looking forward very much to any feedback you may have in design and code.
Below is an example from the help file that plays back a little one-bar groove I just quickly jotted down