Music Meets Location Data – Recording your location data… on Vinyl!

Many of us are hoarding our location data, recording our travels, our stops, and our favorite places in many ways. We checkin, checkout, geotag, geotweet, etc… but what to do with all that data? One researcher / artist had a cool idea in using a special algorithm to assign musical notes based on location and then press the results into a vinyl record.  Enter “Quotidian Record,” by artist Brian House- Sourced from Wired

For the project, Brian House turned a year’s worth of his movements into an 11-minute musical track and stamped it on a handsome piece of vinyl. In bleeps and bloops, the record follows House’s daily routine. Every revolution represents a single day…

 



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