Scanning the horizon for opportunities to improve the impact and usability of intelligent audio AI.

We navigate the complex and shifting landscape of AI with efficiency and creativity to discover the most effective solutions to music and sound technology.

Our expertise is not only about technical skill; it comes from a deep love of music and sound, and decades of experience thinking creatively, and adapting swiftly.

We are a no-nonsense team, cutting through the complexities of machine learning to deliver tangible results.

We embody these principles, ensuring that our clients receive not only top-notch recommendations, but also clear guidance on how to effectively execute them.

What We Do

Sound AI Strategy

We provide strategic guidance for music and sound-based IT projects and products. We pair our extensive knowledge of music with deep business experience to craft tailored plans that maximize the potential of your ventures, helping you achieve your musical and technological goals.

Software Consulting

We can work directly with your tech team on an as-needed basis to create, hone, or improve the sonic pattern-based aspects of your project or product. Our goal is to help translate the music- and sound-based needs of your project so that your developers can get great creative results.

Technical Project Management

We offer expert technical project management services tailored to the unique needs of music- and sound-based IT projects. We combine our deep understanding of technology, music/sound, and business needs to ensure seamless execution and exceptional outcomes for your projects.

Music/Sound AI Education

We can help keep you up to date with the latest in AI/machine learning, specifically as it relates to you and your business. This can take the form of meetings, presentations, workshops, lectures, and/or reports, and could be regularly-scheduled or as-needed.

Why Patternsonix?

We work at any scale.

We are consultants with experience ranging from managing multiple external teams to doing the work on our own. No project is too large or small.

We offer a personalized approach.

Our work is tailored to your changing needs. As you grow and succeed, our role can change and adapt as you see fit.

We have deep experience.

Our experience goes back nearly 20 years and includes work and publication in music, forensic musicology, music informatics, and machine learning.

We are a small professional team.

We limit our client engagements so that you have personal, direct contact with us throughout your project. No account handlers or assistants.

Industries and Applications

The opportunities for sound-based pattern recognition and machine learning are deep and far-reaching. These are just some of the potential areas where sound-based AI could support your business.

  • Music Creation
  • Sentiment Analysis
  • Intellectual Property
  • Artist Identity
  • Narrative Analysis
  • Seminars, Podcasts, Books, Articles
  • Dating Apps
  • Digital Wellness & Disease Detection
  • Connected Home
  • Environmental Health

Latest from the PatternSonix Blog

Scanning the Horizon: The State of Ray Kurzweil’s Music & Sound Predictions

Alison embarks on a journey into the future with a critical look at Ray Kurzweil’s 1999 predictions. In 2024, we’re witnessing the emergence of spatial audio, algorithmically-generated music, and virtual celebrities. While not a perfect prophecy, Kurzweil’s foresight sparks fascination, offering a glimpse into the intersection of AI, music, and the evolving landscape of machine-generated creativity.
Read the Article: Scanning the Horizon: The State of Ray Kurzweil’s Music & Sound Predictions

Music as Data: Understanding & Analyzing Our Sonic World

Dr. Wilder explores the history of music as data and the limitations of traditional notation when attempting to capture the nuances of performance. He then discusses current LLM approaches, related brain research, and explores proven music-centric approaches to produce useful and meaningful results. 🎸 🎹 🎺 #MusicAI #LanguageAI #MusicNotation #SoundScience
Read the Article: Music as Data: Understanding & Analyzing Our Sonic World

Ask an AI: Why are some musical ideas better than others?

This interview explores the factors that determine the quality and longevity of musical ideas. Greg and his new AI friend discuss the subjective nature of musical judgment, objective measures, success factors, and the evolution of musical ideas, ultimately emphasizing the importance of studying enduring musical ideas to enhance AI-generated music quality. 🤖👂🎶🎧 #AskAnAI #MusicalIdeas
Read the Article: Ask an AI: Why are some musical ideas better than others?

About the Founders

Alison Wilder, PatternSonix co-founder

Alison Wilder

Alison is a musician, technologist and entrepreneur whose work focuses on music theory and cognition. Her graduate music work at Temple University and McGill University revolved around understanding repetition patterns in music, micro-timing, and the ways musical patterns relate to cognition patterns and tendencies. She is an active songwriter and music producer, and has spent her career working at the nexus of the arts and technology.

Greg Wilder, PatternSonix Co-Founder

Dr. Greg Wilder

Greg is a music informatics and machine listening specialist and an Eastman-trained pianist and composer. Over the last 20 years he has co-founded a music tech startup (now part of TiVo), patented, designed, and built machine listening technologies, taught and presented lectures at numerous universities, assisted legal teams with musicological forensics, and collaborated with choreographers, filmmakers, theater directors and animators on stages across the globe.

Ready to talk about sound?

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