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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Do I LOVE This? Oh Yes: Google Engineer Turns Subway Lines Into Musical Instruments | Co.Design

Alexander Chen used HTML5 and Massimo Vignelli's famous subway map to turn NYC's mass transit system into a playable musical instrument.

Manhattan denizens sometimes describe the sounds of the subway as the city's incidental music. Now programmer/designer Alexander Chen has created a more soothing version with, an interactive NYC subway map-turned-musical-instrument that uses transit lines as its strings.

Play the subway here!

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