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

  • Already 24 reworkings of 2 solo piano pieces by @nilsfrahm in the current @djunto project: ->
  • The Generative Rhythms of Domestic White Noise: AKA, 60 seconds of my dishwasher. ->
  • Well, fortunately AppleCare is handling my replacement power adapter. ->
  • Yo, OS X people: Favorite FLAC ripper(s)? ->
  • Now 29 musicians have reworked solo @nilsfrahm piano pieces in the latest project. Cc @djunto ->
  • Domestic site-specific sound installation. RT ”@jeffkolar: As the temp drops to 1° in Chicago, the HVAC whistle begins to crescendo. ->
  • Post audio of your dishwasher -> comments thread about BPM & ventilation: ->
  • The thief's internalized score, a panel from the third of Darwyn Cooke's Parker adaptations: ->
  • 42 musicians have reworked @nilsfrahm solo piano, with quarter of a day until @djunto deadline: Cc: @ErasedTapesPR ->
  • We just hit 50 tracks by as many musicians in @nilsfrahm remix project, with several hours to go before deadline: ->
  • The not infrequent but always sudden need to listen to Breakbeat Era: ->
  • Reading Dr. Seuss to my (nearly) 2.5-year-old finally influenced me. Noticed loose Lorax association in something of mine soon to be printed ->
  • So, how long before an Android or iOS device can use something like AirDisplay or iDisplay to power its own second screen? ->
  • External CD ripper is creating magnificent drone-hum on metal desk while FLAC software is in effect. ->
  • Tuesday noon siren in San Francisco, surrounded by students on lunch break. It's like hall-monitor overkill. ->
  • This week's @djunto project will require a clock that has a ticking second hand, and if possible a contact microphone. ->
  • Preparing for wingnut impeachment demands due to Beyoncé lip-synching inauguration scandal. ->
  • Spending a lot of time reading articles about Upstream Color mostly as a means to get a sense of what it sounds like. #sundance ->
  • Got @RearthUSA case for my Nexus 4: Was hesitant about a "hard" case but it's thinner than many "gels." Study. Solid. ->
  • This makes me happy. MT @JaschaHoffman: Shane Carruth's Upstream Color : plot // William Basinski's tape loops : song form (@disquiet) ->
  • Very cool. Thanks. MT @GuyBirkin: Sound-a-day project involving processed field recordings by Gilles Helsen: ->
  • Last week's @djunto involved @nilsfrahm's beautiful piano. This week's, starting tomorrow, will involve a purposefully mundane audio source. ->
  • The soft breeze of the laptop's fan on overdrive makes the virus scan seem all the more refreshing. ->
  • 3D printing of everyday objects will have arrived when I no longer get press releases about 3D printing of everyday objects. ->
  • Still thinks an entire Fringe-meets-Homeland TV series could spin off from the "Shock the Monkey" video. ->
  • A million geek voices crying out at once. Some of them quite happily. ->
  • The big question for me is what JJ Abrams will do with John Williams. ->
  • Instructions for the 56th weekly Disquiet Junto (@djunto) project go live shortly: music from the tick of a clock. ->
  • Plans for new @djunto project went live at + & went to the email list (almost 400 members). ->
  • Discussion about the Star Wars / Star Trek "no-hire agreement" is overshadowing the Apple / Google one. ->
  • My first Vine post is of a 7" single of lock-groove music. ->
  • The new @djunto project is available in 5 languages: Croatian, English, Japanese, Polish, and Turkish: ->
  • Source audio for current @djunto, if you need it. MT @Schemawound: Anyone needing a clock sound, here is my recording: ->
  • Officially upgraded to FLAC (from 320kbps MP3s) for my CD rips. Did this at times in the past, but it's now my default. ->
  • Time for letterpress collectable book: memorable @djunto titles. MT @ethanhein: New track: Steve Reich Checks His Watch… ->
  • Just added the Afrikaans translation to the current @djunto project. Our translators are amazing. ->

By Marc Weidenbaum

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