About Swap the Drop

This is a music hack created at Helsinki Music Hack Day by Paul Lamere. It is powered by The Echo Nest. This hack was created using the same technology as the Infinite Jukebox, Infinite Gangnam Style and Bohemian Rhapsichord.

The app will load up a pair of songs and cut them into beat aligned blocks of audio and represent each of these blocks with a colorful visualization. You can then interact with the songs as they play using a whole bunch of controls. The beats are colored based upon their timbre, so similar sounding beats will have similar colors.

Read more at Music Machinery