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by Spone
A free sound synthesiser for live coding designed to support computing and music lessons within schools. Use code to compose and perform in classical and contemporary styles ranging from Canons to Dubstep.

James Murphy and IBM Transforming U.S. Open Tennis Data Into 400 Hours of Music | News | Pitchfork

by sbrothier
Between his score for Noah Baumbach's forthcoming movie While We're Young, his musical renovations for the New York City MTA, and his signature coffee, James Murphy has been keeping pretty busy lately. Now, the LCD Soundsystem mastermind has announced another project, this time in partnership with IBM and the U.S. Open, which is happening now. As Self-Titled reports, Murphy and the tech giant plan to use the raw data from tennis matches to generate an algorithm that will transform each match into a unique song. By the time the tournament ends, they estimate that they'll have amassed have almost 400 hours of music. Isn't technology amazing? IBM has shared a trailer for the project; check it out below