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

  • Another outdoor piano from the 16th Street project in Denver. This one truly embraces the outdoors. #
  • Andrew Bird & Kelly Hogan whistled during their sets at the Ogden last night. I imagined them performing the whistling sequence from 2312. #
  • Great to meet up with C. Reider (@vuzhmusic) yesterday for first time after so many years of online communication. #
  • MT @vuzhmusic: lunch w/ @disquiet, good conversation: thinking on how netlabels can derive benefits of communalism w/o pitfalls of tribalism #
  • Catching Andrew Bird at the Ogden. #
  • After you visit the Clyfford Still Museum, everything looks like a Clyfford Still painting. #
  • Posters for Sunday night’s Disquiet Junto concert here in Denver. Design by @boondesign. #
  • Looking like we may have live streaming of the Denver @djunto concert on Sunday night. Of course, if you are in the area, please drop by. #
  • The part in 2312 where they walk for a month and a half isn’t the best thing to read when your toddler is having trouble going to sleep. #
  • Instructions now live for @djunto project #33 making music with a turntable but without vinyl: + #
  • Disquiet Junto project #33 which is about turntables, will be available in 6 languages: Czech, English, French, Japanese, Spanish, Turkish. #
  • One of several hand-painted pianos left outside for general public use on 16th Street in Denver. #
  • That was odd. Macbook Air fan topped 6000rpms, got hot. When it restarted, screen showed flashing globe for awhile. #
  • Bless you. (Mac app mimics Windows’ “click to create new doc” command.) RT @philipc: @disquiet check out Neu: #
  • The first piece in The Future Is Japanese (new Haikasoru/Viz science fiction short story collection) really made me well up. But I’m a sap. #
  • At this stage in my Windows-to-Mac journey the primary thing I miss is the ability to right click and make a blank document in a folder. #
  • RIP, science fiction legend Harry Harrison (b. 1925), father of Stainless Steel Rat and man who imagined Soylent Green. #
  • Wreck-It Ralph suggests Ready Player One is more film-able than I’d imagined. #retromania #
  • Settling into hotel in Denver, getting used to space-station HVAC that melds nicely with my sleeping 23-month-old’s breathing. #
  • Major thanks to @csindependent for covering the Aug 19 @djunto Denver concert: #
  • Major thanks to @csindependent for covering the Aug 19 @djunto concert:… #
  • Good times. RT @jmmy_kppl: WE PROUD ON CONCEPTUAL FORTITUDE: #AGED #GREEN #JUNCTION #BOX #HASHTAG [thx again @disquiet] #
  • RIP, Brent Grulke, longtime creative director of SXSW. #
  • Getting very excited about this Denver trip and concert. Some projects to complete before flying out, but getting close. #
  • Tuesday noon siren in San Francisco, filtered through Tenderloin taqueria’s jukebox. #
  • This coming Sunday’s (Aug 19) live Disquiet Junto show (augmented glass harp music) in Denver will be recorded + posted online. #
  • Twilight fans lining up to see a movie based on a Don DeLillo novel to commune with their wronged hero is right out of a Don DeLillo novel. #
  • Am coming around to Kim Stanley Robinson’s 2312. He’s one smart, super-informed, wonder-seeking storyteller. #
  • 20 tracks so far in the @djunto project to sonify election data (sourced from @tpm):… #
  • Servicing being done to our gravity furnace this morning. The house is alive with the sound of rattling. #
  • Got my season pass to this year’s @sfemf. William Basinski is among the performers. #
  • My experience of Outside Lands: hearing music muffled by distance and traffic (I live nearby) plus Twitter and Instagram. #
  • Paper towel dispenser at our weekend rental made foghorn sound. #
  • Rattlesnake grass up in Bodega Bay. Nature’s wind-powered maracas. #

By Marc Weidenbaum

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