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

  • Fernando Pessoa died this day in 1935. Did every heteronym get an obituary? ->
  • In honor of 78th anniversary of Pessoa's death, experiments with color-coded alternate translations I did years back: ->
  • Playgrounds that accustom kids to playing with sound. ->
  • The upgrade from iPad 2 to iPad Mini 2 is not insignificant. #samplr #rjdj #reactable #air #bloom #bmachine ->
  • The term "Cyber Monday" sounds like the sales are for 28.8k modems, flight-simulation CD-ROMs, and AOL membership. ->
  • iPad Mini Air 2 with Retina 4K Project Red S C ->
  • There's a lot of beauty in iOS music interfaces, and even by that high standard, Samplr's loveliness continues to impress. ->
  • This, by the way, is the iOS app @Samplr that I mentioned earlier: More here: Cc @vuzhmusic in reply to vuzhmusic ->
  • 28 musicians so far in the 100th weekly Disquiet Junto: making music from the sound of water boiling: ->
  • iOS and Android are great. My daily ("productivity") emphasis on Android rests on 3 simple things: widgets, notification light, file system. ->
  • Took one for the cause. MT @ioflow: boiled my mic tonight. now to see if i can get any worthwhile audio for the current @djunto project. ->
  • #protip: RT @ioflow: note to self: use a real hydrophone for water-based @djunto projects. and buy new mic. ->
  • Safe to say joining up with @gizmodo increases listenership for @djunto projects. One Xbox track has over 5,000: ->
  • My kingdom for a lighter, more compact laptop power cord. ->
  • Tuesday noon siren in San Francisco: ->
  • Tuesday burger at Rosamunde. Somehow totally didn't hear the noon siren today. #415 ->
  • RIP, Junior Murvin, 64, whose "Police and Thieves," produced by Lee Scratch Perry, was covered on the first Clash album. ->
  • Music to listen to music to proof copy to. ->
  • Lowering the volume on the Pete Rock I'm listening to so it'll meld with the Miles Davis playing on this cafe's stereo system. ->
  • Another day, another article posted for free on open-source blog software about problem of posting music for free using Creative Commons. ->
  • Today in sound class, the 13th of 15 weeks: online communities, digital music retail, mapping cultural connections. ->
  • 15,625: Number of listens thus far on SoundCloud to the 99th weekly Disquiet Junto project, nearly 1,000 per track: ->
  • Yo, Hive Mind: Places in San Francisco to get simple (brand-less, pocket-less) felt sleeve for iPad Mini? ->
  • Read article this week with 13 tips on not misusing @SoundCloud account. Now can't find it. Anyone recall? Advised against works-in-progress ->
  • A soundwalk is a docent tour of a museum called daily reality. ->
  • Trancing out to how out of sync are the several dozen TVs in this electronics store. ->
  • "Sometimes I think of you as Mom and other times just as this interesting person who lives in our house." The Good Wife is really something. ->
  • Background music while working: playing vinyl surface noise in granular Borderlands app (few voices, long duration). It's like a fireplace. ->
  • Today will be the 101st weekly @djunto project. Expect binary. ->
  • #analog #binary The 101st weekly @djunto project begins. Four days to make phase-shift music + ->
  • RIP, noise musician Aube (Akifumi Nakajima, 中嶋昭文), born 1959. ->
  • Twitter kept removing the Japanese characters from my Aube tweet and moving the parenthetical to the front. But now it looks fine. #weird ->
  • Assumes all avatars with numbers in theirs names are spambots — unless those numbers correlate with antiquated drum machines. ->

By Marc Weidenbaum

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