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

  • Have had Stevie Wonder's "Living for the City" running on repeat in my head since Ed Koch's death was announced. ->
  • You're pretty much assured several interesting conversations at 8am on a Saturday at a supermarket. ->
  • This weekend the Disquiet Junto is probing Buryat, Navajo, and Zulu for their emotive content: ->
  • My interview with almost-90-year-old painter Gregory Kondos is in Feb/Mar issue of @SactownMagazine Print-only for now ->
  • I like living in a neighborhood where the library has a shelf labeled "New Russian Books." ->
  • Finished Kelly Link's Magic for Beginners. What of hers should I read next? ->
  • RIP, Muzak (b. 1934). Well, the name Muzak: (via @jaschahoffman) ->
  • I did it. Now 22€ shy of goal. MT @mapmap: Help make it happen for 'The Falling Rocket' #indiegogo ->
  • Thank you, Muzak, for announcing name change day before start of course I teach on sounds & branding in media landscape ->
  • RIP, Reg Presley (b. 1941) of the Troggs. #wildthing ->
  • Panel from Guy Delisle's Burma Chronicles: ->
  • San Francisco Tuesday noon siren especially loud today. "This is a test. This is a test of the outdoor warning system. This is only a test." ->
  • April 6. That's the date on which Christian Marclay's The Clock opens at SFMOMA: Runs through June 2. ->
  • This week's @djunto project is a netlabel remix. Next week's will involve the human voice again. ->
  • "Metallica signature" sneaks from Vans. Lars Ulrich pair could be mistaken for "Talking Heads Fear of Music signature": ->
  • Apparently the Green Arrow (excuse me, Arrow) got Steve Aoki to DJ the opening of his new club tonight: ->
  • Day one of the new semester of the course on sound in the media landscape that I teach. ->
  • Overview here: MT @gr3gjsmith: Tweet is useless w/o syllabus! MT @disquiet: Day one of the course on sound I teach. ->
  • In past 24 hrs Muzak changed name, Swiss Beatz joined Monster, Metallica debuted Vans line, Apple sold 25th billion song. In time for class. ->
  • New restaurant in my 'hood (Richmond District, San Francisco) run by folks who own Chinatown dim sum spot City View. That is promising. ->
  • Been very much on my mind. MT @vuzhmusic: This suggests to me Vine is @djunto-ready “@snooksarmy: Beats By Fire #loop” ->
  • RIP, Paul Tanner (b. 1917), last living Glenn Miller alum; played theremin on Beach Boys' " Good Vibrations":… ->
  • Instructions for the 58th Disquiet Junto project have gone to the email list, which now has 409 members: ->
  • The 58th @djunto is a netlabel remix of Endless Ascent. Details at: + Deadline: 11:59pm Monday. ->
  • OS X is a much more powerful program than its documentation or UI want you to think it is. ->
  • The writing on my Disquiet site dates back over 20 years, yet I only just used the word "scrotum" for the first time: ->
  • If you're in Berkeley on Sunday or early this coming week, the work I did with @salvagione @boondesign @sfcb will be at the Codex book fair. ->
  • 300th active member is 1st timer. MT @Icarus_Descent: Icarus Descent's 1st contribution to @djunto: #ambient #drone ->

By Marc Weidenbaum

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