Chris Mueller – Visualmotive

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Steve Reich, Pulses

Steve Reich - "Pulses", visualized with Python and the Echo Nest API

Steve Reich - "Pulses"

Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians. The first section, “Pulses” is visualized above using custom Python scripts. Analysis of the music is provided by the Echo Nest API.


See also, Song Visualizations with Echo Nest.

Mar 27, 2009

Category: Music

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  1. Wow. this is a really nice visualization! Do you have the script available?

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