New iPhone app lets you compose music with geometric shapes

Our friend Meara O'Reilly and Sam Tarakajian have just released Rhythm Necklace, an iPhone app that's a sequencer for composing rhythmic loops. "The same basic concept is used in variety of disciplines to visualize repeating patterns, including but not limited to radio astronomy, nuclear physics, and crystallography," says Meara. "We made it for both musicians and non-musicians alike, as well as anyone that wants to think about rhythms in a new way.