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Nevermind the Pi music, here's what Tau sounds like (video)

Joseph Volpe , @jrvolpe
06.27.11
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There's a heated debate going on in the exciting world of mathematics that pits notoriously irrational pi against relative newcomer tau. Wherever side of the fence your math club's allegiance may lie, a quick listen to Michael Blake's newest nerd composition could have your circle singing a different equation. Perhaps spurred by the copyright brouhaha that yanked his earlier musical extrapolation -- What Pi Sounds Like -- from the YouTubes, Blake set this interpretation of the controversial constant to 126 decimal places and let'er rip at 125.6 bpm. What follows is a not-unpleasant symphony that should have Bjork's producers calling for a collaboration. Full video for the prog-rock nation after the break.