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Disquiet Junto Project 0025: Schedule Song

The Assignment: Turn one or two sets of sonic alerts (project 24) into a song.

Each Thursday evening at the Disquiet Junto group on 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 to the Junto is open: just join and participate.

This week’s project is the Disquiet Junto’s 25th, which is quite a remarkable milestone. Just this past week we passed the 1,000-track milestone, and just the week prior the 200-participant milestone. The 25th project builds on the 24th one, which was about creating an asynchronous suite of related musical alerts, sonic signals or ringtones for events such as the arrival or email or an IM. While the individual parts of those tracks did relate to each other, they also suggested themselves to many participants as the source material for subsequent reworking — which is precisely what the 25th project is up to.

The assignment was made late in the day, California time, on Thursday, June 21, with 11:59pm on the following Monday, June 25, as the deadline. View a search return for all the entries as they are posted: disquiet0025-skedsong.

These are the instructions that went out to the group’s email list (at They appear below translated into four additional languages: German, Japanese, Spanish, and Turkish courtesy of Allan Brugg, Naoyuki Sasanami, Norma Listman, and M. Emre Meydan, respectively.

Disquiet Junto Project 0025: Schedule Song

This week’s project treats the previous week’s (project 24) as its source material. The goal of project 25 is to construct a single track made from audio elements that were initially intended to serve as sonic alerts. The tracks contributed to project 24 included four distinct elements, one each to signify the arrival of an email, the arrival of an IM, the arrival of a phone call, and a calendar event. Please select one or two tracks from project 24 and make a new song by combining their individual parts. Please structure your new song in the form of a day: opening, for example, with an alarm clock, and ending at bedtime. You can add new sounds and you can transform the elements from the pre-existing tracks.

The source tracks from project 24 can be located here:

Disquiet Junto Project 0024: Alert Suite

Deadline: Monday, June 25, at 11:59pm wherever you are.

Length: Please keep your track to between 2 and 5 minutes.

Information: Please when posting your track on SoundCloud, please 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, please include the term “disquiet0025-skedsong”in the title of your track, and as a tag for your track.

Download: As always, you don’t have to set your track for download, but it would be preferable.

Linking: When posting the track please include links to the one or two tracks you employed as source material, and include to the following information:

More details on the Disquiet Junto at:

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Instructions in German:

Disquiet Junto Projekt 0025: Zeitplan-Song

Das dieswöchentliche Projekt verwendet das der vorangegangenen Woche (Projekt 0024) als Ausgangsmaterial. Das Ziel von Projekt 25 ist es, einen einzelnen Track aus den Audio-Elementen zu konstruieren, die ursprünglich als akustische Warnsignale dienen sollten. Die Beiträge für Projekt 24 umfassten vier unterschiedliche Elemente, je eines, um die Ankunft von email, die Ankunft einer IM, das Eintreffen eines Telephongesprächs und einen Kalender-Termin anzuzeigen.

Wählt bitte einen oder zwei Tracks von Projekt 24, um aus der Kombination ihrer Elemente einen neuen Song zu schaffen. Strukturiert euren neuen Song in Form eines Tages, indem ihr zum Beispiel mit einem Wecksignal beginnt, und zur Schlafenszeit endet. Ihr könnt neue Klänge hinzufügen, und ihr könnt die Elemente der bereits existierenden Tracks verändern.

Die Quell-Tracks von Projekt finden sich hier:

Disquiet Junto Project 0024: Alert Suite

Abgabefrist: Montag, 25. Juni, um 23:59 Uhr, wo immer ihr seid.

Länge: Bitte haltet den Track zwischen 2 und 5 Minuten.

Information: Bitte fügt eurem Track, wenn ihr ihn auf Soundcloud hochladet, eine Beschreibung eures Planungs-, Kompositions- und Aufnahmeprozesses hinzu. Diese Beschreibung ist essentieller Bestandteil des kommunikativen Austauschs, der Disquiet Junto eigen ist.

Titel/Tag: Wenn ihr euren Track der Disquiet Junto Gruppe auf hinzufügt, schließt bitte die Bezeichnung “disquiet0025-skedsong”im Titel und als Tag mit ein.

Download: Wie immer, ihr müsst eure Tracks nicht zum Download freigeben, es wäre aber wünschenswert.

Verlinkung: Wenn ihr euren Track postet, gebt bitte die Links zu dem einen oder den zwei Tracks, die ihr als Ausgangsbasis verwendet habt, an und fügt die folgende Information hinzu:

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Instructions in Japanese:

Disquiet Junto Project 0025: スケジュールの音




Disquiet Junto Project 0024: Alert Suite

〆切:6月25日月曜日11:59pm あなたがどこに住んでいても


情報:あなたの作品をサウンドクラウドに投稿する際には、構想、作曲、録音の過程についての説明を加えてください。その説明がこのDisquiet Juntoグループで講評、コミュニケーションするために大事なものとなります

タイトル/タグ:Disquiet Junto groupに作品を投稿する際には、「disquiet0025-skedsong」をタグとしてトラックタイトルに加えてください



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Instructions in Spanish:

Disquiet Junto Proyecto 0025 La canción calendario

Para esta semana vamos a usar el proyecto 24 (de la semana pasada) como nuestra fuente de material. El objetivo del proyecto 25 es crear un sencillo usando los sonidos que creaste para las cuatro alarmas, para l allegada de mensaje a tu buzón de correo, otro para llamada telefónica, para notificacion de IM y el ultimo como alarma para eventos de calendario electrónico.

Selecciona uno o dos de los tracks del proyecto 24 y crea una canción combinando las partes de manera individual. Como estructura para tu canción usaremos el concepto de un día, es decir la apertura podría ser la alarma del despertador y terminar de noche (a la hora de dormir). Puedes usar sonidos nuevos y también modificar los usados la semana pasada.

Puedes encontrar los tracks de la semana pasada aquí:

Disquiet Junto Project 0024: Alert Suite

Fecha limite: Lunes 25 de Junio a las 11:59pm del lugar donde te encuentres.

Duración: Favor de mantener tu pieza de dos a cinco minutos.

Información: Incluir una descripción de tu proceso de plantación, composición, y grabacion. Tu información es esencial para la counicacion en Disquiet Junto.

Titulo: Por favor incluye el termino “disquiet0025-skedsong”en el titulo de tu track cuando lo subas al grupo Disquiet Junto en, también usalo como tu tag cuando lo quieras buscar.

Descarga: Es preferible que tu mezcla se pueda descargar, pero no es necesario ( es tu decisión).

Enlaces: Cuando subas tu track, por favor incluye la siguiente información:

Mas información en Disquiet Junto:

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Instructions in Turkish:

Disquiet Junto Projesi 0025: Program Sarkisi (Schedule Song)


Bu haftaki proje, gectigimiz haftanin projesini (proje 24) kaynak olarak kullaniyor. 25. projenin amaci, sesli alarmlar olarak kullanilmak uzere olusturulmus seslerden faydalanarak yeni bir parca yapmak. Proje 24 icin yapilan parcalar dort ayri oge iceriyordu; “email alindi” uyarisi, “mesaj alindi” uyarisi, telefonda “gelen arama” sesi, ve “takvim etkinligi” alarmi. Lutfen proje 24’ten 1 ya da 2 parca secip, bu parcalarin ogelerini kullanarak yeni bir parca yaratin. Parcanizin akisini “gunluk” akisa uygun yapin; ornegin saat alarmi ile baslayip uyku vakti ile bitirebilirsiniz. Yeni sesler ekleyebilir ve varolan parcalardan aldiginiz sesleri istediginiz gibi donusturebilirsiniz.

Proje 24’e ait “kaynak” parcalara buradan ulasabilirsiniz:

Disquiet Junto Project 0024: Alert Suite

Son Teslim Tarihi: 25 Haziran pazartesi, 23:59 (bulundugunuz ulkenin saatine gore)

Uzunluk: Lutfen yaptiginiz parcanin uzunlugunu 2-5 dakika arasinda tutun.

Bilgi: Yaptiginiz parcayi paylasirken, lutfen bu parcanin planlama, besteleme ve kayit sureciyle ilgili bilgi de verin. Bu aciklama, Disquiet Junto’ya ickin iletisim surecinin onemli bir parcasidir.

Isim/Etiket: Yaptiginiz parcayi’daki Disquiet Junto grubuna eklerken, lutfen “disquiet0025-skedsong” kelimesini hem parcanin isminde, hem de etiket (tag) olarak kullanin.

Download: Her zamanki gibi; parcanizin indirilebilir olmasi gerekmiyor, ama oyle olmasi tercih edilir.

Linkler: Yaptiginiz parcayi paylasirken, lutfen kaynak olarak kullandiginiz 1-2 parcanin linklerini verin, ve ayrica su satirlari ekleyin:

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