Sonic Pi

Welcome to the future of music.

Sonic Pi is a code-based music creation and performance tool.


Simple enough for computing and music lessons.
Powerful enough for professional musicians.
Free to download with a friendly tutorial.
Diverse community of over 1.8 million live coders.

Learn to code creatively by composing or performing music in an incredible range of styles from Classical & Jazz to Grime & EDM.

Brought to you by Sam Aaron and the Sonic Pi Core Team.

Please support Sam on Patreon to help keep Sonic Pi free.
Sam currently has 707 out of 1000 supporters needed to continue.


Originally created at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory.
Developed with kind support from 400+ contributors and generous Patreon supporters.
Sonic Pi is an Open Source Project released under the MIT Licence.

Code. Music. Live.

Sonic Pi is a new kind of musical instrument.
Watch how you can use it for live performances from ambient sets to dance music in nightclubs...

Live Coded set by DJ Dave

Sonic Pi Band - Sam Aaron & Ben Smith

Reeled - Jylda & Sam Aaron

Daft Punk - Aerodynamic
coded by S├ębastien Rannou

Welcome to our Community

Join the friendly Sonic Pi community and share your ideas and thoughts with other educators, musicians and live coders...