Disquiet Junto Project 0102: Sonic Tinsel

The project: Record original secular holiday music: glistening, reflective, gentle.


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.

Tracks by participants will be added to this playlist as the project proceeds:

This project was published in the evening, California time, on Thursday, December 12, with 11:59pm on the following Monday, December 16, 2013, as the deadline.

These are the instructions that went out to the group’s email list (at tinyletter.com/disquiet-junto):

Disquiet Junto Project 0102: Sonic Tinsel

This week’s project has a simple, fairly open-ended instruction. Tis the season, so we will contribute by creating secular holiday music. Record a one-minute track of loop-able background music that can be described as glistening, reflective, and gentle.

Deadline: Monday, December 16, 2013, at 11:59pm wherever you are.

Length: Your track’s length should be one minute.

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: Include the term “disquiet0102-sonictinsel”in the title of your track, and as a tag for your track.

Download: Please consider employing a license that allows for attributed, commerce-free remixing (i.e., a Creative Commons license permitting non-commercial sharing with attribution).

Linking: When posting the track, be sure to include this information:

More on this 102nd weekly Disquiet Junto project (Record original secular holiday music: glistening, reflective, gentle) at:

Disquiet Junto Project 0102: Sonic Tinsel

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