Tag: train routes as music

Data auralisation: Music is my train station

Alexander Chen is working on a project turning those train route maps you see all around the world into a musical instrument.

Watch the demo:

Conductor (Interactive instrument in progress) from Alexander Chen on Vimeo.

He has set them up so that the train schedules, and intersections determine the order the notes are played in, and how frequently, which is a pretty nifty piece of data visualisation, or perhaps actualisation, or auralisation…

Conductor (In progress demo) from Alexander Chen on Vimeo.