What does it sound like when you play tree rings on a record player? Bartholomäus Traubeck knows. He built a record player that is able to “play” cross-sectional slices of tree trunks by using a computer to turn data collected from the rings into music.
I saw this article and just had to share. So cool, right? Listen to an excerpt of Traubeck’s record of the recordings, “Years,” below.