Hitting a fractal beat: "Article: Hitting a fractal beat
Ever notice that tree branches look a bit like tiny trees, and the veins on a leaf look like tiny branches? Fractals are geometric recurring patterns that appear similar no matter if you look up close or from far away. Fractals may seem complex, however they are very common. They occur all the time in nature and can be found just about anywhere – even in a piece of broccoli.
Recently, fractal patterns have been discovered in an unexpected place – music. A team of researchers noticed some groovy patterns in the drumming style of Jeff Porcaro, famous drummer of American rock band Toto.
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