In this case databending is opening a image file as a sound file and editing it in Audacity. Audacity being software for recording and editing audio. I used Audacity to edit pictures with the Audacity audio effects. Above 2 examples.
This is what the 1st picture sounds like
Databending Audacity tutorial
– Save a picture as a .BMP file
– Open Audacity
– Import RAW data
Use the following RAW data settings:
The picture is now a sound file
– Apply audio effects.
– Export > Other uncompressed files > Options
And there you have it. A picture edited in a audio software.
Databending Audacity tutorial.