In the Key of Xbox One (via Kotaku)

Over at, Kirk Hamilton focuses on the three-note melody that plays when the new Microsoft Xbox One is turned on. The startup sounds of both Microsoft and Apple computer devices have gotten attention in the past, thanks to work done for the companies by Brian Eno and Robert Fripp. Hamilton contrats this with a two-note sequence that accompanied the Xbox One's predecessor, with which it shares two of the three notes. And there's excellent additional context thanks to the commenters.


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