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 find the most effective solutions to business problems.

Our expertise is not only about technical skill; it’s about a deep love of music and sound, 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.

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.

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
  • Connected Home
  • Seminars, Podcasts, Books, Articles
  • Dating Apps
  • Digital Wellness & Disease Detection
  • Environmental Health

Latest from the PatternSonix Blog

Clio Music: How Do Computers Match Musical Sounds?

Too Much Music takes a look back at the music technology underpinning a startup co-founded by our hosts in the early 2010s. With the motto “Use Music to Find Music” , Clio Music was perhaps the first commercially available search engine to speak the language of music and has been a part of TiVo since 2012. Our hosts share insights from that experience as well as the roles they see music AI technology playing in the future. 馃 馃憘
Read the Article: Clio Music: How Do Computers Match Musical Sounds?

When Language Becomes Sound: How Voices Connect Us

Speech carries more than just words; it conveys emotional content through attributes like pitch and rhythm. In fact, people subconsciously adjust their speech to match others to create deeper connections. Understanding the sonic patterns of speech could enhance AI’s ability to mirror human emotions and preferences, potentially influencing attraction and interactions, even in dating apps. 馃挱 馃摚 馃憘 #SonicAI
Read the Article: When Language Becomes Sound: How Voices Connect Us

Music as Information: What Gets Lost? What Do We Gain?

We love music for how it makes us feel. But the two founders of PatternSonix want to discuss why we might also want to turn music into data. What do we lose? What might we gain? Our fearless hosts begin with music notation and dive into performance nuances, related brain research, and ultimately zero in on some music-centric approaches that work well for intelligent music systems. 馃幐 馃幑 馃幒 #MusicData
Read the Article: Music as Information: What Gets Lost? What Do We Gain?

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.

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