Dr. Matt Russo
Astrophysicist, Musician & Educator
My main project and home to most of my published work.
A collection of several projects for NASA including the black hole sound that was featured in the New York Times.
A personalized animation of the night sky with music generated by sonification of starlight.
A 12 hr exhibit for Nuit Blanche Toronto 2018 which sonified the stars overhead.
An arcade-style sonification exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre. This was part of an artist residency with Toronto's Museum of Contemporary Art.
Step-by-step video tutorials on converting data into music with python. You can also read my article on Medium.
An ongoing series of image sonifications with the Chandra X-Ray Center and NASA's Universe of Learning.
A 30 min musical tour of the cosmos for BBC Slow Radio. By SYSTEM Sounds and Munck Studios, narrated by Gwilym Lee (Bohemian Rhapsody).
A sound-based planetarium show accessible to those who are blind or have low-vision. I presented it at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics in 2018-2019.
A long-form sonification of the night sky for the Calm app.
Interested in learning sonification? Read my article and watch my tutorials!