Each Thursday 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 in the Junto is open: just join and participate.
This assignment was made in the early evening, California time, on Thursday, December 27, with 11:59pm on the following Monday, December 31, 2012, as the deadline. Below are translations into four languages in addition to the original English: Croatian, French, Japanese, and Turkish, courtesy respectively of Darko Macan, Ã‰ric Legendre, Naoyuki Sasanami, and M. Emre Meydan.
Disquiet Junto Project 0052: Bump Foot CC
This is a shared-sample project. Create a new piece of music by employing segments from the following three tracks. All were initially released on the great netlabel Bump Foot:
The first 20 seconds of “Bongo” off the Aguas Tonicas album Los DesposeÃdos: http://archive.org/download/foot212/foot21209-aguastonicas-bongo.mp3
“Broken Robots” off the Gridline album Red Music: http://archive.org/download/foot211/foot21103-gridline-brokenrobots.mp3
- “The Cat in the Ocean” off the Pics Frunk album Low Voltage:
We’re doing this to pay thanks to the open-minded Bump Foot, which not only releases its music for free download but also employs the Creative Commons license that allows for derivative works. There are hundreds of netlabels out there, but only a small percentage allow for reworking. These Junto netlabel remix projects are intended to promote reworking as itself a means of music distribution.
Deadline: Monday, December 31, at 11:59pm wherever you are.
Length: Your finished work should be between 2 and 5 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 “disquiet0052-bumpcc”in the title of your track, and as a tag for your track.
Download: For this project, your track should be set as downloadable, and allow for attributed remixing (i.e., a Creative Commons license permitting non-commercial sharing with attribution).
Linking: When posting the track, be sure to include this information:
This Disquiet Junto project was done as a celebration of the efforts of the Bump Foot netlabel, and to support its employment of licenses that allow for derivative works. These Junto netlabel remix projects are intended to promote reworking as itself a means of music distribution. This track is comprised of three pieces of music, all originally released on Bump Foot: “Bongo” off the Aguas Tonicas album titled Los DesposeÃdos, “Broken Robots” off the Gridline album titled Red Music, and “The Cat in the Ocean” off the Pics Frunk album titled Low Voltage. More on the Bump Foot netlabel, and the original versions of these tracks, at http://www.bumpfoot.net/.
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