September 30, 2023

Turning Wikipedia Edits into Music

Every second of every day, someone somewhere in the world is editing one of the millions of Wikipedia entries. Stephen LaPorte and Mahmoud Hashemi wondered if they could turn all that work into music.  And if they could, what would it sound like?

Startlingly beautiful in an Eno-esque way, that’s what.  Click on the image to see what I mean.  I’m just going to let this run all morning as I work.  Full details at Buzzfeed.

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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