sábado, 14 de febrero de 2015

Sonification of Income Inequality on the NYC Subway, by Brian Foo

The goal of this song is to emulate a ride on the New York City Subway's 2 Train through three boroughs: Brooklyn, Manhattan, and the Bronx. At any given time, the quantity and dynamics of the song's instruments correspond to the median household income of that area. For example, as you pass through a wealthier area such as the Financial District, the instruments you hear in the song will increase in quantity, volume, and force. Stylistically, I want the song to exhibit the energy and orderly chaos of the NYC subway system itself.

The Song

Listen to the song by using the player above, or check out the song on Soundcloud if you prefer no visuals or would like to comment on a specific part of the song. Read further down to learn more about how the song was constructed.
SOURCE:
https://datadrivendj.com/tracks/subway



http://hyperallergic.com/180725/data-driven-music-to-for-the-disharmony-of-new-yorks-income-inequality/

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