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Disquiet Junto Project 0086: Hyperloop

The Project: Your next single is titled "Hyperloop." Now record it.

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Each Thursday at the Disquiet Junto group on Soundcloud.com a new compositional challenge is set before the group’s members, who then have just over four days to upload a track in response to the assignment. Membership in the Junto is open: just join and participate.

This assignment was made in the evening, California time, on Thursday, August 22, with 11:59pm on the following Monday, August 26, 2013, as the deadline.

These are the instructions that went out to the group’s email list (at tinyletter.com/disquiet-junto):

Disquiet Junto Project 0086: Hyperloop

This week’s project may have the simplest, and broadest, instruction in all of the 86 consecutive weeks that the Disquiet Junto has been running. Thanks to the musician Cinchel of Chicago, Illinois, for helping to prompt this idea. The project has just one instruction:

The title of your next single is “Hyperloop.” Now, record that single

Deadline: Monday, August 26, 2013, at 11:59pm wherever you are.

Length: Your track should have a duration of between 1 and 5 minutes.

Information: Please when posting your track on SoundCloud, include a description of your process in planning, composing, and recording it. This description is an essential element of the communicative process inherent in the Disquiet Junto.

Title/Tag: Include the term “disquiet0086-hyperloop” in the title of your track, and as a tag for your track.

Download: Please consider employing a license that allows for attributed, commerce-free remixing (i.e., a Creative Commons license permitting non-commercial sharing with attribution).

Linking: When posting the track, be sure to include this information:

More on this 86th Disquiet Junto project, in which a song was made based on its assigned title (“Hyperloop”), at:

http://disquiet.com/2013/08/22/disquiet0086-hyperloop/

More on the Tesla Hyperloop at:

http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/hyperloop

More details on the Disquiet Junto at:

http://soundcloud.com/groups/disquiet-junto/

Above image via telegraph.co.uk.

By Marc Weidenbaum

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