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We are Music and Music we Are

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“Andante” is a music project by Tangible Media Group (MIT Media Lab from Massachusetts) where animated light characters “walk” over the piano keys making sound. The group tried to explain how music is deeply rooted within us and every sound … Continue reading

Mozart in space | Cello 2.0

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Future sounds through futuristic musical instruments, like this one here: cello for the 25th century designed by Bayer MaterialScience AG. “Music students want to be able to tune the instrument using color signals, know whether they are playing the right … Continue reading

Music Mapper

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It’s an online which analyzes a sound file and breaks it up into similar sounding sections through machine learning technique: You can use @soundcloud URLs as well. “Ready to go! Hold down keyboard keys A-Z to play through clusters. Hover over … Continue reading

We know what you like!

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There is so much music accessible out there, more then ever, and so inconceivable in its mass that the music streaming services like Spotifiy etc.. want to figure out your brain to understand why you like what you like so that … Continue reading

But, of course…

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…you would need a musician’s ear to decode the whale singing… Katy Payne is a biologist, but she majored in music first before becoming the scientist, so it is only natural that this woman gets behind the humpback whale songs … Continue reading

The kids are allright

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New study on kids who were Heavy Metal fans in the 80s has proven that they  “were significantly happier in their youth, and better adjusted currently” The study, published in the journal Self and Identity, featured 377 adults: 154 who … Continue reading

Twerking for science

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‘the booty drum is a device that records movement through accelerometers attached to the dancer’s booty. These movements translate into a lot of unique velocities and directions of movement. The movements, which are being mapped into unique midi values through … Continue reading

Nigel Stanford makes Sound visible

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The ambient and new-age composer from New Zealand, Nigel Stanford decided to experiment with sound and different materia where he filmed the whole process showing how the sound can be made visible. The result are the unique and beautiful forms pushing the scientific boarders … Continue reading