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microsonic_landscapes

It is an example of actual sound sculptures – 3D representations of complete albums – called microsonic landscapes. This is Pink Moon by Nick Drake:

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This is a detail from The Jewels by Einstürzende Neubauten

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I bet Low by David Bowie would look good. Sadly they seem to be a one-off art project – boo, I want one!