LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy Making Music From U.S. Open Data
In a winning entry for today's most random news: LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy is now making electronic songs for the US Open.
Murphy partnered with IBM to turn US Open tennis match data into music on IBM Cloud, using algorithms from the match. Every match so far has a different beat, and it'll continue until the Open ends on Sept. 8th, generating over 400 hours of music.
Listen to the matches here, and watch Murphy explain more in the video below.