Here’s another way to turn COVID-19 into music

With almost every artist on the planet confined to their homes during the coronavirus crisis, many are incorporating aspects of the virus itself into their work.

Noah Wall created this video/sound piece entitled “Curves.” A sustained chord slides around in concert with the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the US reported between March 3 and May 11. He then took individual states and strung them together in a single timeline.

It’s kinda hypnotizing. At a lower volume, it’s almost soothing.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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