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The Genetic Music Project is Officially Launched!

DNA Image

It has always amazed me that all life, from Einstein to the humble avocado, arose from a simple four note code: DNA. Today, I am excited to announce this new open-source community art project I have been working on to turn our genetic codes into music.

Restless Leg Syndrome

In order to fit the entire genetic code for the tendency for restless leg syndrome into a piece of music under 2 minutes I used Balinese gamalon music, normally based on five notes, as a launching point for this four-note exercise. The pulsating drone at the beginning takes the place of the gong. The code as melody [...]