Postmodern art theories, overproduction, and digital technologies are testing the creativity, innovation, and social and political engagement of art. One Dadaist solution being explored by artists is the aesthetic possibilities associated with the conceptual process. For example, in the field of electronic music, producers and DJs are claiming that remixing is a genuine example of such a creative procedure; however, to justify this claim, remixing requires the bringing of the aesthetic foundations together using digital tools. The main problem is that digital audio workstations and plug-ins enclose artists in specific frameworks that blur the boundaries between true creativity and a perception of creativity. This article sought to develop remixing codes and software using Lindenmayer systems (L-systems), which are parallel rewriting systems with a type of formal grammar. As much of their potential remains unexplored, some algorithms and interface designs were developed to improve their interactive programming options. Finally, using the programmable L-systems as a genetic metaphor, some additions to musical morphing were developed as a starting point to building a generative remixing technique.

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