James Murphy recently teamed with IBM to take data collected during the US Open—serve speeds, faults, number of aces, and so on—and spin the results into a 400-hour musical soundscape. (Check out the below video for more on their process.) Now, the former LCD Soundsystem frontman has trimmed the project down into a more manageable twelve tracks; while it's possible that a tennis-savvy listener might be able to pull moments or matches out of the music, we hear a sprawl of spare, avant-garde electronica culled by one of the genre's contemporary luminaries. Have a listen below.
Photo credit: Jac Cheairs