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

  • Abstract sound is healthy. MT @RealMarkRushton: 3 mile run this morning. Partly for exercise. Partly to acquire sound for the week's @djunto in reply to RealMarkRushton ->
  • Sick to my stomach that this 1909 Maxfield Parish mural done for the Palace Hotel has been removed for sale: ->
  • The Palace Hotel bar should replace its Maxfield Parish with local artist's work, or rotating gallery of local work: ->
  • Learned that the two-hour guest broadcast I did on @KUSFinExile last November went offline, so I uploaded it here: ->
  • Done! #palace #parish #petition RT @tobiemarx: @disquiet You & everyone who cares about this should sign the petition ->
  • The Disquiet Junto is now 25 tracks shy of its 2,000th, in less than a year and three months: ->
  • You hit CTRL/⌘ V hopeful that whatever you suddenly can't remember happens to be currently residing in your laptop's clipboard. ->
  • Atmospheric data at the Conservatory of Flowers: ->
  • RIP, trumpeter Derek Watkins (68), who reportedly played on every James Bond score, Dr. No thru Skyfall: ->
  • Hopeful that the Jobs manga trans/scanlations will be gateway drug for English readers to 7-Eleven manga and Cup Noodle manga. ->
  • Wonderful news. The Palace Hotel in SF is no longer selling its 1909 Maxfield Parish mural:… ->
  • Apparently Brian Eno plays keyboards on this song, "Day Before We Went to War," off the new Dido album: ->
  • Tuesday noon siren mixed with the sound of my stomach urging me to eat lunch. ->
  • Late evening sounds: refrigerator hum, click cascade of typing, creaking house, rumble of bus. ->
  • Today's sound class: the public voice: voice acting in Italy/Japan, student projects, Nina Power on gender in British public transportation ->
  • RIP, Scott Hardkiss (43), longtime San Francisco house/techno figure:, via @supermarke ->
  • Anyone have luck getting @bluestacksinc on OS X to run the Android version of Google Keep? ->
  • The theme of the 65th weekly @djunto music project will be asynchronous collaboration. ->
  • Christian Marclay signs his new book, Things I've Heard, 3/30 at Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco. Exhibit runs 3/29 – 5/25. ->
  • Shelley Hirsch would do the singing. MT @steinbruchel: @disquiet i first read: marclay "sings" his new book :) that would be something new! ->
  • Excited for today's @djunto project, a randomly segmented asynchronous collaboration based on an original piano piece by @JaredBrickman. ->
  • This week's @djunto project is the 65th. And yes, next week's, the 66th, will involve backward vocals. ->
  • Too eager. We'll do it twice! RT @jmmy_kppl: @disquiet @djunto i'm excited but you couldn't've waited, like, eleven & ½ years? ->
  • Been deep in text editors. Loved Mou, but it's too slow after 15k words. Sublime Text 2 is solid, but right now I'm in TextMate 2. ->
  • 65th @djunto project is live: Compose for randomly assigned segment. Due Monday midnight. ->
  • GoodReads page to export your library as .csv: LibraryThing page to import it: ->
  • RIP, Crawdaddy! magazine founder Paul Williams (b. 1948), executor of Philip K. Dick’s estate: ->
  • My 2.5-year-old is singing "Crazy Train" from the back seat. ->
  • For @djunto participants who'd prefer 320 kbps MP3 of source file, this is 810 MB smaller than the AIFF original: ->
  • Morning sounds: laptop whir, fog horns, passing cars, typing. ->
  • Cliff Martinez scored the new Robert Redford movie, The Company You Keep. I still need to watch Arbitrage — er, and Spring Breakers. ->
  • The fog horns in the San Francisco Bay sound like they're tuning up for an all-weekend concert. ->
  • After long week of writing, have convinced myself that the fog horns are a slow-motion Morse Code. Trying to decode now. ->
  • The Disquiet Junto is now 2 tracks shy of its 2,000th: Technically we're well past 2,000, but accounts come and go. ->
  • The @feedly folk are on the ball: #rss ->

By Marc Weidenbaum

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