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"$†@®" was composed from the material deleted during MP3 compression of the song "Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman, one of the original listening test tracks used during the creation of the MP3.


from Ghost in the MP3, released July 16, 2014



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ryan patrick maguire Charlottesville, Virginia

ryan patrick maguire is an artist and researcher at the intersection of music, psychophysics, and multimedia.

he is a phd candidate in music composition and computer technologies at the university of virginia.

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