Setting up a TidalCycles VM

I tried poking about with docker based SuperTidebox and variants for a long time but could never become comfortable with the emacs bindings. In the end I decided to setup a little plain and simple VM for myself.

Following instructions from Installing arch on a Virtualbox VM

The only change is that I used GPT

which requires additional steps in the form of

Create a mebibyte partition (+1M with fdisk or gdisk) on the disk with no file system and with partition type GUID 21686148-6449-6E6F-744E-656564454649.

Select partition type BIOS boot for cfdisk


Installing SC

sudo pacman -S supercollider sc3-plugins git

Haskell install

sudo pacman -S cabal-install