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Music, sounds, stories and geography

September 9, 2010

There’s something great lurking in this idea developed at Music Hack day.

The idea of dropping tracks in geographic locations brings a whole new way of thinking about how music can work in physical space.

Great for bands wanting to tie tracks to venues or to areas of inspiration and therefore give fans more of an experience/story around the creation/inspiration for the music at hand by attaching it to a physical space.

TrackDropper from Yves Raimond on Vimeo.

Beyond bands, think of how brands could use this to tell their stories, or offer specific geo-cached type rewards for learning and discovery?

Perhaps something interesting happens when you mash-up this idea with a check-in service like Four Square to get audio tags and files layered on top of basic text.

Posted by Ed Cotton

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