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In today's project you used two new computer science concepts, randomness and loops.

Loops are an absolutely essential part of computer science and programming.

They're used in everything from medicine to video games.

Without loops artists and DJs wouldn't be able to create electronic music.

Take a moment to watch this video of a DJ playing a song.

You'll notice that many sounds are played in a loop and then layered on top of each other.

See if you can spot all the loops the DJ uses in this song.

(electronic music)

The technology that the DJ uses was made with computer science.

A little knowledge about how computers are programmed helps DJs create new music.

DJs and artists use loops all the time to create instrument tracks and drum beats for the songs you love.

Next club you'll create a story with a specific premise.

Go forth and tell your story.

Instructions
After watching this video, be sure to post a shout-out to a clubmate or Guru!
Attributions
  • "Andy Moor DJ 2010" by Andymoor1980 (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Andy_Moor_DJ_2010.jpg) -- Licensed by Creative Commons Attributions-Share 3.0 Unported (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en) -- Image not modified
  • "3145776919_74f05d63fd_q" by Marco Arment (https://www.flickr.com/photos/marcoarment/3145776919/) -- Licensed by Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/) -- Image scaled
  • "Day 43 / 365 - Macworld 2010 SF" by Anita Hart (https://www.flickr.com/photos/anitakhart/4354859045/) -- Licensed by Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/) -- Image scaled, cropping edges
  • "Energy" by bensound.com (http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/track/energy)
  • "Rheyne - Live Jame #81" by Rheyne (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35qxhuMDUNM) -- Licensed by Creative Commons Attributions-Share 3.0 Unported (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en) -- Video trimmed to needed length
  • "VirtualDJ - The Best Solution for DJ Virtual Interface" by Automix (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:VirtualDJ_-A_Melhor_Solu%C3%A7%C3%A3o_Para_o_DJ_Virtual.png) - Licensed by Creative Commons Attributions-Share 3.0 Unported (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en) -- Image scaled, cropping edges