The Compositor Composing

A drawing, traced from a piece of bark taken from The Plot, was converted to sound using software. This process is called sonification.

Earlier attempts with different drawings and other software produced this result, which was used in Mistakes: the artist talk:

The final drawing, as pictured below, produced an eerie lament, a soundtrack from outer space related to the alien alphabet-like letter patterns.

Below is the audiofile that was used for the vinyl record. The 12″ record can be played on any speed, whether it is 45rpm or 33rpm.