01 Feb '12, 12am

Modified Turntable Reads Tree-Rings as Music: #video

Bartholomäus Traubeck /Screen capture Aside from the gentle rustling of leaves in the breeze, or the creaking of a bough in a winter gale, a tree's character may best be described as 'the strong and silent type' -- but, as so often is the case with such personalities, they just might have the most hauntingly beautiful stories to tell. For nearly a century, dendrochronologists have practiced reading tree-rings for clues about the lives of trees. And though the field of study has helped immensely to shed light on historic growth cycles for scientists, it's all been rather dry and clinical. But now, thanks to a special turntable designed to read tree-rings like tracks on an LP, a tree's biography can now actually be heard as its discography. German artist Bartholomäus Traubeck recently debuted a record-player he developed which is capable of digitally reading tree-slices and ...

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