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Disquiet Junto Project 0115: Mediated Solo Duet

Record a duet with yourself, divided by a wall.

20140313-wallduet

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, March 13, with 11:59pm on the following Monday, March 17, 2014, as the deadline.

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

Disquiet Junto Project 0115: Mediated Solo Duet

Here are the steps for this week’s project:

Step 1: Choose a recent piece of music you’ve recorded.

Step 2: Play it very loud in an adjacent room.

Step 3: Close the door to the adjacent room.

Step 4: Accompany the track live, and record your performance. Capture your live playing and the muffled original track.

Step 5: Upload the file to the Disquiet Junto group on SoundCloud and describe your approach and process in the text field associated with the track. If possible, include a link to the original piece for comparison listening.

Step 6: Listen to other members’ tracks as they appear in the Disquiet Junto feed on SoundCloud, and comment on them when you have the time.

Deadline: Monday, March 17, 2014, at 11:59pm wherever you are.

Length: Your finished work should be between 2 minutes 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: When adding your track to the Disquiet Junto group on Soundcloud.com, please include the term “disquiet0115-wallduet” in the title of your track, and as a tag for your track.

Download: It is preferable that your track is set as downloadable, and that it allows for attributed remixing (i.e., a Creative Commons license permitting non-commercial sharing with attribution).

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

More on this 115th Disquiet Junto project — “Record a duet with yourself, divided by a wall” — at:

http://disquiet.com/2014/03/13/disquiet0115-wallduet/

More on the Disquiet Junto at:

http://disquiet.com/?p=16588

Join the Disquiet Junto at:

Image associated with this project is by Paul Flannery, via a Creative Commons license:

https://flic.kr/p/5728WH

By Marc Weidenbaum

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