Data Sonification Archive

This curated collection is part of a broader research endeavor in which data, sonification and design converge to explore the potential of sound in complementing other modes of representation and broadening the publics of data. With visualization still being one of the prominent forms of data transformation, we believe that sound can both enrich the experience of data and build new publics.

Di Protonie Dati

HER: She Loves Data | 2021

Spider web sonification

Tomas Saraceno and Ian Hattwick, Isabelle Su, Christine Southworth, Evan Ziporyn and Markus Buehler (MIT) | 2021

Sonification of Multivariate Data to Illuminate Dynamics of Geyser Eruptions

Anna Barth , Leif Karlstrom , Benjamin K. Holtzman , Arthur Paté , Avinash Nayak | 2020

The THC Code

Deraout ft. GenM | 2020

SARS Coronavirus Replicase Sonification

Eddie Martin | 2020

Amsterdam in and out of lockdown

Maaike van Cruchten en Frank Kloos | 2020

Real-time audio and visual display of the Coronavirus genome

Mark Temple | 2020

Viral Counterpoint of the COVID19 Spike Protein

Markus J. Buehler, MIT | 2020

Sounds from around the Milky Way

NASA/CXC/SAO/K.Arcand, SYSTEM Sounds (Matt Russo/Andrew Santaguida) | 2020

Air Pollution During Lockdown

Pedro Sarmento | 2020

Loki's Pain

PerMagnus Lindborg | 2020

Mutual Air

Rosten Woo | 2020

Scientists use sound to track tiny organisms in the body

Shapiro | 2020

Multi-modal COVID19 analytics

Stephen Roddy | 2020

COVID19 listening project

University of Surrey | 2020

Turning the yield curve into

Alan Smith, FT | 2019

Skin cancer detection by sonification

Avi Dascalu and Eli David | 2019

Translating Proteins into sound for designing new proteins

Markus J. Buehler, MIT | 2019

Sonification for cyber-attacks on water distribution systems

Sara Lenzi, Ginevra Terenghi, Riccardo Taormina, Stefano Galelli, Paolo Ciuccarelli | 2019

Sonification of Salmon Migration in the Snake River

Ben Robertson, Dr Middleton, Dr Hegg | 2018

56Fe (2018)

Falk Morawitz | 2018

On The Extinction Of A Species

Falk Morawitz | 2018

Whales Call

Google AI + NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) | 2018

Multivariable Data Sonification - Solar Activities

Gregorio Panerai | 2018

Tower of Hanoi

Phillp Hermans | 2018

Finland As Experienced By The Sea

Falk Morawitz | 2017

An auditory display tool for DNA sequence analysis

Mark Temple | 2017

The sound of a falling currency

Neal Razzell, BBC | 2017

SoNSTAR

Paul Vickers | 2017

The Conditional Orchestra

Rich Bultitude | 2017

While I was not there

Sara Lenzi | 2017

An empty stream, a great silence, an impenetrable forest

Sara Lenzi, Stefano Silvestri, Giosue Grassia | 2017

Victims of US gun shooting

Sophie Chou | 2017

Las Vegas Shooting

The New York Times | 2017

Sonification of the Total Solar Eclipse August 2017

Wayne Grim | 2017

Near Surface Environmentally Forced Changes in the Ross Ice Shelf Observed With Ambient Seismic Noise

| 2016

Fathom; Hudson River Environmental Data as Music

Ben Neill and Mimi Goese | 2016

Deutsche Bank stock fluctuations made into music

Benedict Eris Carey | 2016

Echo

Binaura collective | 2016

Chains

Daito Manabe | 2016

Inner Resonance

Falk Morawitz | 2016

Aqualitative

Jon Bellona, John Park, and John Reagan | 2016

Chirp

LIGO Research Centre | 2016

Artefact, Digital Necrophony

Mathilde Lavenne and Daniel Cabanzo, IRCAM | 2016

The Sound of the Economy: Data Sonification and the Cheeseburger Index

Matt Kenney, Foreign Affairs | 2016

The Four Inner Planets

Michael Quinton, David Benyon, Iain McGregor. Edinburgh Napier University. | 2016

Pacific Belltower

PerMagnus Lindborg | 2016

A Sonic Memorial

Reveal News | 2016

Landwaves

Binaura Collective | 2015

Two Trains

Brian Foo | 2015

Distance from Home

Brian Foo | 2015

Too Blue

Brian Foo | 2015

Music Eclipticalis

Brian Foo | 2015

Body Language - How pop musicians sing about the body

Brian Foo | 2015

Lee and Jackson

Brian Foo | 2015

Rhapsody in Grey

Brian Foo | 2015

NetSon

David Worrall and Fraunhofer Institute | 2015

Corpo Real

David Worrall and Udo Rink | 2015

Silk

Dmitry Morozov | 2015

Spin Dynamics

Falk Morawitz | 2015

Cove App

Humane Engineering | 2015

Inventions for Data Stream

Marco Buongiorno Nardell | 2015

Seismic Activity in Oklahoma

Reveal News | 2015

Kabbalistic Synthesizer

Sam Conran | 2015

The Zones Project - Lost at Sea

Stephen Roddy | 2015

Color Balance

Brian Foo | 2014

Air Play

Brian Foo | 2014

Sound of the Office

Dan Lockton | 2014

Powerchord

Dan Lockton, Flora Bowden, Rama Gheerawo, Clare Brass, Claire Matthews | 2014

LHChamber Music

Domenico Vicinanza | 2014

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Falk Morawitz | 2014

Saydnaya - Inside a Syrian Torture Prison

Forensic Architecture | 2014

The killing of Nadeem Nawara and Mohammed Abu Daher

Forensic Architecture | 2014

AERO

Gregory Reeves | 2014

Music made with Tennis Data

James Murphy | 2014

Crater (Cosmic Rays Telescope for the Effects of Radiations)

Marty Quinn/University of New Hampshire | 2014

Weather for the blind

Quintronics | 2014

Solar Wind Audification

Solar and Heliospheric Research Group at the University of Michigan. | 2014

Currents

Yann Seznec | 2014

You will have to take my word for it

Brian House | 2013

FMS Symphony

CSV Soundsystem | 2013

TransProse

Hannah Davis | 2013

Locust Wrath Series

PerMagnus Lindborg | 2013

Sorting algorithms

Timo Bingmann | 2013

Project: Autobahn

Tom Zimmerman | 2013

Digiti Sonus

Yoon Chung Han | 2013

Listening to data from the Large Hadron Collider

lily Asquith | 2013

WikiIRC ou la sonification de Wikipedia

Baudu, Templier & Bloques | 2012

Quotidian Record

Brian House | 2012

The Last Gun

Constantine Zlatev | 2012

The Sound Of People

David Runge | 2012

An Instrument for the Sonification of Everday Things

Denis P Paul | 2012

Star's Song

Harvard Smithsonian/Wanda Diaz Merced | 2012

The Pirate Cinema

Nicolas Maigret | 2012

Deep Space Sonata

Silvya Zhu | 2012

Transit of Venus

Wayne Grim | 2012

Stadsmuziek/ Citymusic

Akko Goldenbeld | 2011

New York Metro System (MTA)

Alexander Chen | 2011

Years

Bartholomäus Traubeck | 2011

U.S. Home Prices, Sung As Opera

Jacob Goldstein and David Kestenbaum, Planet Money/NPR | 2011

Maelstrom

Jones & Bulley | 2011

Fractions of a Second - An Olympic Musical

Amanda Cox, The New York Times | 2010

Max/MSP Stock Market Sonification

Ben Craven | 2010

sMax, a toolkit for financial data sonification

Fabio Cifariello Ciardi | 2010

Submap Ebullation 2.0

Feles Daniel, Gergely Krisztian, Kiss Laszlo | 2010

Solar Beat

Luke Twyman (WhiteVinylDesign) | 2010

Junction

Micah Frank | 2010

Secret Sounds of Spores

Yann Seznec & Patrick Hickey | 2010

Shallow Brown, The Musical Chess Engine

Jim Bumgardner | 2009

Kasparov vs Deep Blue

Jim Bumgardner | 2009

Stock Market Music

Patrick Sebastien Coulombe | 2009

Playing the lottery in plano

Warren Burt | 2009

Floodtide

John Eacott | 2008

Atmospherics/Weather Works

Andrea Polli | 2007

Stock Exchange Piece

Matthieu Saladin | 2007

The Satellite Sounders

Yolande Harris | 2007

Etna Sonification Project

Domenico Vicinanza | 2005

Kosmophone

Jerry Chamkis | 2004

Rock Music

Mara Helmuth | 2004

1945-1998

Isao Hashimoto | 2003

N.A.G. (Network Auralization for Gnutella)

Jason Freeman | 2003

Earthquake Quartet #1

Andy Michael | 1999

Life Music

M. A. Clark and John Dunn | 1999

Earth Magnetic Field: Realizations in Computed Electronic Sound

Charles Dodge | 1970

Sound of Space

University of Iowa | 1962

New York Skyline Melody

Heitor Villa-Lobos | 1939

Sound Ranging

British Army | 1914