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Where is your music coming from?

One night at Marcin's pad in Copenhagen, we started to talk about how our individual culture really was a product of what we had been exposed to.

Marcin was playing with Dean's Plask framework for a project for the Roskilde Festival, and somehow we got the idea to visualize our music libraries (iTunes at that time), and create a visualization of where the artists we where listening too came from (or where their album was recorded).

We immediately called some friends, and got a pile of iTunes library .xml files collected, wrote a quick parser to extract artist- and album-names, and sat up a Node.js project that would iterate the list - querying various webservices (, wikipedia) looking for location data.

As the morning aproached, we left it there - must find time to complete this one day.