UseableArt : Information + Design

The Beatles, Visualized [information graphic]

Who doesn’t love the Beatles? I confess, there was a time when I didn’t. But (perhaps its my advancing age) I do now, and even if you don’t, you have to respect their individual talents and collective impact on Rock and Roll. And just about everything else.

Beatles - Song Keys

Well, it seems that some clever fellow, talented information designer, and Beatles fanatic has found the time to create a pair of beautiful visualizations. Above is a visualization of each of their album’s “key distribution over the Circle of Fifths”. Whatever that means. I’m not a formally trained musician. And below, a dynamic chart of their work from the years 1963-1966.

Beatles - Working ScheduleGod bless those crazy long-haired hippies. Changing the sound of music and the look of information design for decades to come.

Andrew Wallerstein’s Personal Website

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This entry was published on August 17, 2011 at 11:47 am and is filed under audio, color, data ink, digital, illustration, infographics, information design, multimedia, usability, visualization. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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