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We’ve always liked visuals that are synergistic with music, with a history that dates back to the light organs and wet light shows of the 1960s. Today, just about any LED-based stage light has a mode that will listen to the sound around it and respond with the appropriate colors and intensity. What’s even cooler is the new wave of interactive music video, one of which you’ll see below. “Howler Monkey” by the German duo Meier & Erdmann was used as the basis for a video by visual artist Victor Doval in which an algorithm animates a landscape according to the music.