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Site Puts New York Community's Sound on the Map

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Site Puts New York Community's Sound on the Map

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Site Puts New York Community's Sound on the Map

Site Puts New York Community's Sound on the Map

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What does a neighborhood sound like? An online art exhibit called Folk Songs for the Five Points offers a do-it-yourself answer to the question, allowing visitors to select sounds recorded in Manhattan's Lower East Side and mix them as they see fit.

Make Your Own 'Mix'

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David Gunn, the digital artist in residence at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, talks about creating the exhibit.