An Actual Universal Translator. I Wonder If This Will Work with Music?

When you gallivanting about the galaxy, you’re bound to run into beings who don’t know much English. The people on Star Trek could understand what alien races were going on about thanks to a gizmo called the Universal Translator.

Star Trek Universal Translator

Later, Douglas Adams broke through the language barrier for Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy with the Babel Fish–which, by the way, lent its name to an actual translation software program.

Babel Fish

Now there’s the Pilot, an earpiece that translates between languages. Want. I wonder if it works with music?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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