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Free software makes any music swing, including Metallica

Submitted by on May 24, 2010 – 8:18 pm 12 Comments

From the “this is just so cool everyone needs to see this” files, Tristan Jehan attended the San Francisco Music Hack Day on May 15 & 16th, and showed the world his Python app that can make any music swing.

Swinger.py can take any audio file and give it a swung 16th note feel. Check it on Around the World by Daft Punk:

Very cool, isn’t it? Here’s Metallica’s Enter Sandman, with the same effect:

To be perfectly honest, I think I like the Metallica better in the swung version. And of course we’re waiting for Lars to come knocking. Here are a few more…

Aerosmith’s Dream On:

And finally Guns ‘n Roses Sweet Child O’ Mine:

Pretty cool app, isn’t it? Oh, and did we mention it’s FREE? You can grab it right here.

If you download the app and use it to swing somwthing interesting, throw it in our dropbox.

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