by Abram Hindle
Graph layouts use spring layout algorithms. Springs and other physical systems are very interesting systems and have fundamentally musical properties such as decay and oscillation.
I took the graph drawer found here and stole the state of the graph every couple of frames:
The instrument I used in the background is an additive string I modified from here:
This is a web based UI being rendered by csound:
The source code for the whole shebang is at http://github.com/abramhindle/mongrel2-musical-relay