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Midi is to music as ASCII is to art: Music videos converted to text and MIDI. [via waxy]
posted by page404 (8 comments total)
Black Sabbath's "Paranoid" in MIDI. Satan is real.
posted by Jimbob at 5:47 PM on July 8, 2004

It takes mega-leonardo levels of genius to turn ascii text and midi sound into 20mb .mov files.
posted by ROU_Xenophobe at 5:53 PM on July 8, 2004

Agreed, but it's still awesome.
posted by Tlogmer at 7:16 PM on July 8, 2004

hahah, so true, rou.

great link, thanks page404!
posted by tomplus2 at 8:37 PM on July 8, 2004

Finally, a music thread that has bands and songs which jonmc will approve.
posted by dglynn at 8:56 PM on July 8, 2004

These bands all suck, how come they didnt do anything good, like something by Roxette or Fleetwood Mac?
/t r o l l
posted by lkc at 9:01 PM on July 8, 2004

It would have been so much better had the "music" and the "video" actually been reliably synced.
posted by jaded at 3:52 AM on July 9, 2004

Is there a Windows prog out there that can convert a video to ASCII? The only thing I could find required Linux and made a direct streaming version, or single frame bitmap conversions.
posted by kablam at 4:47 PM on July 9, 2004

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