WHAT IS THIS WITCHCRAFT!
Look, frankly, as someone who can’t draw to save his life I was already pretty impressed with the illustration of the unicorn.
I mean sure, I’ve seen better unicorn drawings in my time, but it was still pretty good.
But then…then along comes actual musical genius, Andrew Huang, to turn this work of art into a musical masterpiece.
I guess it’s true what they say, a picture tells a thousand notes…
What he’s done here is called a ‘MIDI Art Composition’. Usually it involves taking an image, transposing it into MIDI format and seeing what it sounds like.
So what Huang’s done here is incredible, not just because it’s a pretty unicorn mapped out on a MIDI keyboard, but because it actually sounds pretty damn good.
(It has a syncopated bass line and everything, which just makes absolutely no sense.)
Check it out:
And here’s the full video:
How did he do it?
He took a photo of a unicorn head (which he had lying around for some reason?) and painstakingly transposed it onto his MIDI software.
Andrew’s far better positioned to explain it than I ever could, so I’ll just leave you with his tutorial on how he pulled this off: