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New York subway map as an interactive string instrument

Alexander Chen from Creative Labs at Google has made this beautiful interactive string instrument out of the subway map of New York. And, of course, it’s all in HTML5. Conductor: www.mta.me from Alexander Chen on Vimeo. You can read more on his blog here. [via Gizmodo] Advertisements

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When iTunes lies: Finding the right Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – Massive Attack song

In 1990, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan collaborated with Michael Brook and released an album called Mustt Mustt. [You might know Michael Brook as the guy who invented the Infinite Guitar which was used for the haunting notes on U2’s With or Without You] It combined a traditional Qawalli style song with guitar and produced a new kind of sound. The …