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Disquiet Junto Project 0033: Turntable Played

The Assignment: Make music with a turntable but without vinyl.

Each Thursday evening 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 to the Junto is open: just join and participate.

The assignment was made early in the afternoon, California time, on Thursday, August 16, with 11:59pm on the following Monday, August 20, as the deadline. View a search return for all the entries as they are posted: disquiet0033-turntable.

The above image is the schematic to a Lenco L75 (via lencoheaven.net).

These are the instructions that went out to the group’s email list (at tinyletter.com/disquiet-junto). They appear below translated into Czech, French, Japanese, Spanish, and Turkish, courtesy of Katerina Janouskova, Éric Legendre, Naoyuki Sasanami, Norma Listman, and M. Emre Meydan, respectively:

Disquiet Junto Project 0033: Turntable Played

This week’s project is the Disquiet Junto’s 33rd, and since the number 33 (or, more specifically, the number 33 1/3) is so closely tied with the LP turntable, that device will be the primary object of investigation.

You will make an original piece of music in which all the sounds are derived from a turntable — only from the turntable itself, which means you can’t put any vinyl on it. You can knock on the turntable, blow on the needle, record the sound of its internal mechanisms, whatever you like. You can also transform those sounds as you please, but you cannot include any additional sounds.

Deadline: Monday, August 20, at 11:59pm wherever you are.

Length: Your finished work should be between 2 and 4 minutes in length.

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 “disquiet0033-turntable”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 this information:

More on the 33rd Disquiet Junto project at:

Disquiet Junto Project 0033: Turntable Played

More details on the Disquiet Junto at:

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

. . . . .

Project in Czech:

Kazdy ctvrtek vecer je clenum skupiny Disquiet Junto na Soundcloud.com predlozen novy ukol. Clenove skupiny maji 4 dny na to, aby vytvorili a nahrali skladbu k danemu ukolu. Clenstvi ve skupine Junto je otevrene ”“ staci se pridat a zucastnit se.

Disquiet Junto Projekt 0033: Hrani s gramofonem

Projekt tohoto tydne je cislo 33 a protoze c. 33 (nebo lepe receno 33 1/3) je tak blizce spjates LP prehravacem, bude tento pristroj zakladnim objektem zkoumani.

Vytvorite originalni hudbu, ve ktere budou vsechny zvuky pochazet z LP prehravace ”“ pouze z prehravace samotneho ”“ coz znamena, ze na nej nemuzete dat zadnou desku. Muzete na prehravac zatukat, fouknout na jehlu, nahrat zvuk vnejsiho mechanismu, cokoli chcete. Muzete take nahrane zvuky ruzne pretransformovat, ale nesmite pridat zadne jine.

Uzaverka: Pondeli, 20. srpna, v 11:59 (Vaseho casu)

Delka: 2-4 min

Informace: Pri nahravani Vasi skladby na SoundCloud, pridejte prosim popis Vaseho procesu planovani, skladani a nahravani.

Nazev/Tag: Pri nahravani Vasi skladby na Soundcloud.com do skupiny Disquiet Junto, prosim pridejte “disquiet0033-turntable”do nazvu skladby a jako tag pro skladbu.

Stazeni: Jako vzdy, nemusite nastavit skladbu ke stazeni, ale bylo by to lepsi.

Linking (spojeni): pri zverejnovani vasi skladby prosim pridejte tuto informaci:

More on the 33rd Disquiet Junto project at:

Disquiet Junto Project 0033: Turntable Played

More details on the Disquiet Junto at:

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

. . . . .

Project in French:

Projet Disquiet Junto 0033 : table tournante jouée (in French)

Le projet de cette semaine est le 33e Junto de Disquiet, et puisque le nombre 33 (ou, plus précisément, le nombre 33 1/3) est si étroitement lié avec la table tournante, ce dispositif sera l’objet principal d’enquête.

Vous ferez une pièce de musique originale dans laquelle tous les sons proviennent d’une table tournante — seulement de la platine elle-même — ce qui signifie que vous ne pouvez y mettre de vinyle. Vous pouvez cogner sur la table tournante, souffler sur l’aiguille, enregistrer le son de ses mécanismes internes, tout ce qui vous plaît. Vous pouvez également transformer ces sons comme il vous plaît, mais vous ne pouvez pas intégrer des sons supplémentaires.

Date limite : Lundi 20 août, à 23 h 59 où que vous soyez.

Durée : Veuillez S.V.P. vous assurer de conserver la durée de votre pièce entre 2 et 4 minutes.

Information : S’il vous plait, lors du téléversement de votre piste sur SoundCloud, veillez à inclure une description de votre processus suite à la conception, la composition et l’enregistrement. Cette description est un élément essentiel du processus de communication inhérente au Junto de Disquiet.

Titre/mot-clé : Lorsque vous ajoutez votre pièce au groupe Disquiet Junto sur Soundcloud.com, veillez à y inclure l’expression « disquiet0033-turntable » dans le titre de votre pièce, mais également comme mot-clé.

Téléchargement : comme à l’habitude, vous n’avez pas à permettre le téléchargement de votre pièce, mais cela serait souhaitable.

Lien : lorsque vous publiez votre pièce, S.V.P. inclure ces informations :

Plus de détails à propos de ce 33e projet Junto de Disquiet :

Disquiet Junto Project 0033: Turntable Played

Plus de détails à propos du projet Junto de Disquiet :

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

. . . . .

Project in Japanese:

Disquiet Junto Project 0033: 演奏されたターンテーブル

今週のプロジェクトはDisquiet Juntoの33回目です。33という数字といえば(特に33 1/3回転)LPレコードプレイヤーがその数字と結びつけられる最初の物でしょう。

ターンテーブルから生成された音だけを使ってオリジナルの音楽を作ってください。ターンテーブルそれ自体が発する音です。いかなるレコードもかけてはいけません。ターンテーブルを叩いてみたり。レコード針に息を吹きかけてみたり、内部から発する機械的な音を録音したり、なんでもかまいません。あなたの望み通りにサウンドを加工変形してもかまいませんが、その他の音を追加しないでください。

〆切:8月20日月曜日11:59pm あなたがどこに住んでいるかかわらず

長さ:2~4分以上の長さにしてください

情報:作品をサウンドクラウドのグループに投稿する際には、あなたの採用した構想、作曲、録音の過程についての説明をつけてください。この記述がこのグループの本来の目的であるコミュニケーションに大事なものとなります

タイトル/タグ:Disquiet Juntoグループに作品を投稿する際には“disquiet0033-turntable”という言葉をタグとしてタイトルに追加してください

ダウンロード:いつものように必ずしもダウンロード可能にする必要はありませんが、望ましい

リンク:投稿する際には以下の情報を追加してください

More on the 33rd Disquiet Junto project at:

Disquiet Junto Project 0033: Turntable Played

More details on the Disquiet Junto at:

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

. . . . .

Project in Spanish:

Disquiet Junto Proyecto 003 Tocando el Tornamesa

El proyecto de esta semana es el numero 33, pero mas especificamente el numero 33 1/3, esta directamente ligado con los tornamesas, estos seran nuestro objeto de investigacion.

Vas a componer una pieza musical usando un tornamesas, todos los sonidos se deberan obtener de tal, no podras usar ningun vinil, todos los sonidos deberan salir solo del tornamesas. Puedes manipular la ahuja, tocar en el tornamesa mismo, usar los sonidos del mecanismo interno del aparato, lo que tu quieras. Si quieres puedes manipular los sonidos, pero el requisito es que todos salgan del aparato mismo.

Fecha limite: Lunes 20 de Agosto a las 11:59pm del lugar donde te encuentres.

Duración: Favor de mantener tu pieza de dos a cuatro 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 “disquiet0033-turntable”en el titulo de tu track cuando lo subas al grupo Disquiet Junto en Soundcloud.com, 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:

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

Mas informacion soble Disquiet Junto 33:

https://disquiet.com/2012/08/16/disquiet0033-turntable/

. . . . .

Project in Turkish:

Disquiet Junto Projesi 0033: Turntable Played (Pikap Çalmak)

Bu haftaki proje Disquiet Junto’nun 33. projesi oluyor ve “33” sayısı (daha doÄŸrusu 33 1/3) uzunçalar plak (LP) ile o kadar baÄŸlantılı ki, bu hafta bu cihaz üzerine yoÄŸunlaÅŸacağız.

Bütün seslerin bir pikaptan (plakçalar) elde edildiÄŸi orijinal bir müzik bestesi yapacaksınız — ama sadece pikabın kendisini kullanacaksınız, yani üzerine plak koyamazsınız. Ä°ster pikaba vurup ses çıkartın, ister iÄŸnesine üfleyin, ya da isterseniz içindeki mekanizmanın sesini kaydedin; her ne yapmak isterseniz onu yapın. KaydettiÄŸiniz sesleri istediÄŸiniz ÅŸekilde dönüÅŸtürebilirsiniz, ama baÅŸka ses ekleyemezsiniz.

Son Teslim Tarihi: 20 aÄŸustos pazartesi, 23:59 (bulunduÄŸunuz ülkenin saatine göre)

Uzunluk: Çalışmanızın uzunluğu 2 ila 4 dakika arasında olmalı.

Bilgi: Yaptığınız parçayı paylaşırken, lütfen bu parçanın planlama, besteleme ve kayıt süreciyle ilgili bilgi de verin. Bu açıklama, Disquiet Junto’ya içkin iletiÅŸim sürecinin önemli bir parçasıdır.

Ä°sim/Etiket: Parçanızı Soundcloud.com’daki Disquiet Junto grubuna eklerken, lütfen “disquiet0033-turntable” kelimesini hem parçanın isminde, hem de etiket (tag) olarak kullanın.

Download: Her zamanki gibi; parçanızın indirilebilir olması gerekmiyor, ama öyle olması tercih edilir.

Linkler: Yaptığınız parçayı paylaşırken, lütfen ÅŸu satırları ekleyin:

More on the 33rd Disquiet Junto project at:

Disquiet Junto Project 0033: Turntable Played

More details on the Disquiet Junto at:

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

By Marc Weidenbaum

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