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Disquiet Junto Project 0100: Vapor Wave

The project: Record the sound of water boiling and make something of it.

20131128-vaporwave

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 project was published in the evening, California time, on Thursday, November 28, with 11:59pm on the following Monday, December 2, 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 0100: Vapor Wave

The instruction for this project is simple: Please record the sound of water boiling and make something of it.

Background: This is the 100th weekly Disquiet Junto project. The milestone happened to fall on Thanksgiving in the United States. The simple instruction this week is intended as an echo of the very first Disquiet Junto project (“Please record the sound of an ice cube rattling in a glass, and make something of it”).

Deadline: Monday, December 2, 2013, at 11:59pm wherever you are.

Length: Your track’s length should be between two and five 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 “disquiet0100-vaporwave” 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 100th Disquiet Junto project (Record the sound of water boiling and make something of it) at:

http://disquiet.com/2013/11/28/disquiet0100-vaporwave/

More details on the Disquiet Junto at:

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

Associated image found via:

http://goo.gl/WL2qMh

By Marc Weidenbaum

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