19.09.14 by Jeff

James Murphy and IBM Turn Data from US Open Tennis Matches into Live Streaming Music

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I love this idea so much. Recently James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) teamed up with IBM to create nearly 400 hours of live streaming music by interpreting data from US Open tennis matches. I love that you can imagine all the action in the match by listening to the music.

Watch the video, which explains a bit of the process, and then check out the music in the embedded playlists below. I’ve included James Murphy’s remixes of the entire US Open in one playlist, and then all the generative music from matches in the other playlists.

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20.02.14 by Jeff

What Difference Does It Make: A Film About Making Music

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Red Bull has just released a must-watch 90 minute documentary about making music, featuring insights from an incredibly diverse selection of artists including: Brian Eno, Flying Lotus, Giorgio Moroder, James Murphy, Just Blaze, Erykah Badu, Philip Glass. Love to see more long-form content like this from them.

Watch the entire film below!

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01.03.12 by Jeff

DoYaThing

DoYaThing Official Video - Gorillaz featuring Andre 3000 and James Murphy
“DoYaThing”, Gorillaz featuring Andre 3000 and James Murphy.

Watch the music video below!

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