Beach Boys vocals visualized

Posted to Data Art  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

Alexander Chen visualized “You Still Believe in Me” by the Beach Boys.

This is a visualization of Beach Boys vocals inspired by the physics of church bells. Using a mathematical relationship between a the circumference of a circular surface and pitch, I wrote code that draws a circle for each note of the song.

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