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Happy tweet, jazzy beat
Red Bull is taking tweets and turning them into beats. A tweet is analysed and is associated to a unique sound clip that has an upbeat or downbeat sound based on the emotional sentiment of the tweet.
Why it matters
Music has always been connected to our mood. As we share our moods more and more on social media networks, can a tool such as this one make us more aware of our collective wellbeing and more importantly, can it change our behaviour?
Folk has found its place again in popular music. Listen to some of the trending songs monitored by sites like hypem.com and wearehunted.com and you might hear something reminiscent of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Bands like Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Avett Brothers, and American supergroup Monsters of Folk are gaining huge popularity in the US.
“Party in a box” is a package sent out to guests across the United States, letting you share your get together with your loved ones living far away. Those who receive the kit have to send back a photo portraying themselves having fun.