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Ryan Holladay:
To hear this music you have to be there. Literally

TED@BCG San Francisco · 6:29 · Filmed Oct 2013
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Ryan Holladay: To hear this music you have to be there. Literally
6:29 · Filmed October 2013 at TED@BCG San Francisco · Subtitles available in 33 languages

The music industry has sometimes struggled to find its feet in the digital world. In this lovely talk, TED Fellow Ryan Holladay tells us why he is experimenting with what he describes as "location-aware music." This programming and musical feat involves hundreds of geotagged segments of sounds that only play when a listener is physically nearby. (Filmed at TED@BCG.)

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With his brother, Hays, Ryan Holladay creates site-specific sound installations, interactive concerts and GPS-based compositions for sites across the United States. Full bio
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