Pyromaniacs, You'll Love This Visualization of Sound as Bursts of Flame

A gorgeous experimental video draws on the hypnotic powers of fire and music.

Combustion, gorgeous experimental video from Possible Metrics, draws on the hypnotic powers of fire and music. The Montreal-based creative team, helmed by Renaud Hallée, specializes in "music-oriented audiovisual works." The video builds slowly, beginning with 30 seconds of an unassuming campfire. Make sure to watch full screen with the lights low and the sound up, if you can, because soon the sparks fly and a spectacle of orange and blue flames emerges.

For more work by Possible Metrics, visit http://possiblemetrics.com/.

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Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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