New Disquietude podcast episode: music by Lesley Flanigan, Dave Seidel, KMRU, Celia Hollander, and John Hooper; interview with Flanigan; commentary; short essay on reading waveforms. • F.A.Q.Key Tags: #saw2for33third, #field-recording, #classical, #juntoElsewhere: Twitter, SoundCloud, Instagram

Listening to art. Playing with audio. Sounding out technology. Composing in code. Rewinding the soundscape.

Past Week at

  • Jan 7 = Instragr/am/bient Track 07: @benjamindauer responds in slow swells to @markrushtoncom's Rothkoesque @instagram: #
  • Music from ice. Already 7 tracks in first Disquiet Junto communal sound project: #
  • Jan 6 = Instagr/am/bient Track 06 = @falsereactions renders Dead Wood's municipal @instagram image #
  • Belated: Jan 5 = Instagr/am/bient Track 05 = Nibblets renders Vourtsis' glistening @instagram: #
  • Already three fine entries in the first communal @soundcloud project: #oumupo #
  • Socal cafe etiquette #
  • Definitely not too late. RT @OpenHeartSound don't think it's too late to get in on 1st soundcloud junto #
  • Two great tastes. Listen simultaneously. RT @morganpackard What to listen to while I work… Basic Channel or Burt Bacharach? #
  • Morning sounds in Pasadena: occasional bird calls, cars skirting stop signs on moist pavement. #
  • Pretty sweet exhibit of vinyl record players at SFO: Revolutions per Minute. #
  • Please tell me that someone somewhere right now is writing a proper, thorough biography of Wallace Stevens. #
  • Details on communal music project I mentioned if you're into participating: #
  • Yellow is my favorite color. By far. RT @leonrosado hey Marc @disquiet curious if you have any favorite frequency/note like a favorite color #
  • First bus ride with RJDJ in months. Bing echo bleep echo. #
  • Good response so far: 1, make electronic music; 2, are on @soundcloud; 3, wanna participate in fast-turnaround sampling project? Lemme know. #
  • We launched Instagr/am/bient exactly a week ago. Over 14,500 listens since. Thank you, everyone involved, for this. #
  • If you 1, make electronic music; 2, are on @soundcloud; 3, want to participate in fast-turnaround sampling project lemme know. #
  • Prepping for 42 hours in Los Angeles. #
  • Shout-out to futureprüf dot com for its efforts in the recent upgrade to my site (disquiet dot com). #
  • "our closest fans": somewhat inscrutable construction from recent Metallica promotional email #
  • Jan 04 = Instagr/am/bient Track 04 = Dublin's @oootini saw rooftop @instagram by Chicago's @XYZR_KX, made burbling tune #
  • Instagr/am/bient: Behind the Music. A dozen of its 25 musicians discuss process in this post-in-progress: #
  • 38, 82, 193, 265, 271, 459, 582, 642, 772, 870, 931: the pages in the book 1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die featuring my writing #
  • 11: number of minutes spent in library before hearing someone's laptop start-up sound (Mac) #
  • 12,000: number of listens in less than 6 days to Instagr/am/bient (musicians respond to each other's @instagram photos) #
  • Tuesday noon siren on what functions like a Monday. #
  • Got copy of 1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die. I wrote a dozen entries. Will soon post on the sonic properties of one. #
  • Jan 03 = Instagr/am/bient Track 03 = @dirtydemos turns @instagram shot by @jbutlerjbutler into audio of rough textures #
  • RIP, musician @rlainhart, the first person who's died whom I have communicated with only via Twitter // via @cdmblogs; #
  • 342,000: number of Google returns for "I don't own a TV but" #
  • Jan 02 = Instagr/am/bient Track 02 = @c_bissonnette's audio take on @wcraghead's cathode @instagram of his own drawing: #
  • Jan 01 = Instagr/am/bient Track 01 = @mapmap's sonic rendering of a @falsereactions @instagram photo: #
  • OK, major thanks to folks for the Instagr/am/bient support. Now resuming Twitter-dark status. Back on morning of January 3. Farewell, 2011. #

By Marc Weidenbaum

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