Cross-Section of a tree played like a record
by Cory Doctorow
This music — which sounds like a moody piano soundtrack for a existentialist movie about a rainy day — is made by slicing a tree in cross-section, sticking it on a turntable, and dropping a tone-arm with a PlayStation Eye Camera in the head, and processing its output through Ableton Live. It’s called Years, and it was created by Bartholomäus Traubeck.
dr. seuss’s final book before his death, oh the places you’ll go, told by the people of burning man 2011
Sick Playground Slide of the Day: According to this video’s description, “they get to have cool playground equipment like this in Japan because their mom’s [sic] have no word for ‘worry’.”
I don’t know about that last part, but holy hell is this playground slide the coolest.
There are some pretty spectacular moments where the two actually do sync up in interesting ways, so it’s definitely worth watching.
I didn’t take the time to verify the guy’s claim that he didn’t edit the scene to make it fit, but if you can’t trust some random dude on Youtube, then who can you trust?