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Our Lives in the Bush of Disquiet: Over 25,000 Served

The remix project Our Lives in the Bush of Disquiet has been downloaded over 25,000 times, as of today. I uploaded the set in early September 2006. It is an homage to the then 25-year-old (and now 28-) album My Life in the Bush of Ghosts by Brian Eno and David Byrne. Bush of Disquiet consists of a dozen remixes I solicited of two tracks off that album. The contributing musicians are AllThatFall, Roddy Schrock, Pocka, Stephane Leonard, (dj) morsanek, MrBiggs, John Kannenberg, My Fun, Mark Rushton, Prehab, Ego Response Technician, and Doogie.

The songs are all available for free download in various formats (192Kbps MP3, 64 Kbps MP3, Ogg Vorbis, VBR MP3) at:

archive.org/details/OurLivesInTheBushOfDisquiet

More info at disquiet.com/bushofghosts. Thanks to all the contributors, including Brian Scott (of boondesign.com), who produced the beautiful “cover” (shown above) and “back cover” for the collection. The project would not have been possible without the instigation of Eno and Byrne, who posted the raw materials of the original songs at bush-of-ghosts.com/remix.

By Marc Weidenbaum

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