Google Launches Chrome Music Lab To Encourage Everyone To Learn Music

first_imgLearning about music is now more accessible than ever. As part of this year’s Music In Our Schools month, Google Chrome is testing out new technologies that allow everyone to learn music, so long as they have a computer and the Internet. According to the website, Chrome Music Lab is a “collection of experiments that let anyone, at any age, explore how music works. They’re collaborations between musicians and coders, all built with the freely available Web Audio API.” Science Confirms That People Who Play Music Are Smarter Than Others [Watch]So far, users are able to to create, analyze, and visualize music right in the browser without any plug-ins. You can see what sound looks like, how melody works, create rhythms, and can even turn your own drawings into music. Take a look at some of the technology they’ve incorporated to make this possible.Still in it’s experimental phase, the program is currently open-sourced to allow coders to go in an build their own ideas. Check out what Chrome Music Lab is capable of, and explore the site yourself. Watch the demonstration video below:[H/T JamBase]last_img read more

Chelsea Seal £40m Deal For French Powerhouse Bakayoko

first_imgEnglish Premier League (EPL) champions Chelsea have completed the transfer of French international midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from French side AS Monaco for a fee believed to be around £40m. The 22-year old powerhouse has signed a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge and has been given the no. 14 jersey ahead of the new season.Bakayoko was instrumental for AS Monaco as the club won their first French Ligue 1 title since 2000 in addition to reaching the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League.Tiemoue Bakayoko becomes Chelsea’s third summer signing after Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero and German international defender Antonio Rudiger. His £40m transfer makes it Chelsea’s second most expensive purchase behind Fernando Torres’ 2011 move from Liverpool for £50m. Relatedlast_img read more