Particles reactive to sound

Hi, i’m new at generative design/art and i was looking how i could create reactive particles to sound. What i have its the code of daniel shiffman of “particle system” and i want to add a music and see particles appearing and doing new movements when volume increases like this example bellow.

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You can break that into two ideas:

  1. when volume goes up, number of particles increases
  2. when volume goes up, particles move straighter / curvy / faster / slower / etc.

So, using the sound library or minim, create a sketch that displays a value for the volume each frame. You will find example sketches in PDE with either library demonstrating this.

Then use the that volume to control the particle count and/or the particle path.