Each Thursday in the Disquiet Junto group on SoundCloud.com and at disquiet.com/junto, 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 added to this playlist for the duration of the project:
This project was posted in the early afternoon, California time, on Thursday, December 3, 2015, with a deadline of 11:59pm wherever you are on Monday, December 7, 2015.
These are the instructions that went out to the group’s email list (at tinyletter.com/disquiet-junto):
Disquiet Junto Project 0205: Superposition Interpret boxed-up music-education materials as a graphic-notation score.
This week’s project falls broadly into the category of “graphic notation.” It uses a found assemblage as its starting point.
Step 1: Look at this image associated with this project, and imagine it as a score in the tradition of graphic notation:
Step 2: Record a piece of music based on that score in Step 1.
Step 3: Upload your completed track from Step 2 to the Disquiet Junto group on SoundCloud.
Step 4: Then listen to and comment on tracks uploaded by your fellow Disquiet Junto participants.
Deadline: This project was posted in the early afternoon, California time, on Thursday, December 3, 2015, with a deadline of 11:59pm wherever you are on Monday, December 7, 2015.
Length: The length is up to you, though between one and two minutes seems appropriate.
Upload: Please when posting your track on SoundCloud, only upload one track for this project, and be sure to 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. Photos, video, and lists of equipment are always appreciated.
Title/Tag: When adding your track to the Disquiet Junto group on Soundcloud.com, please in the title to your track include the term “disquiet0205-superposition.”Also use “disquiet0205-superposition”as a tag for your track.
Download: It is preferable that your track is set as downloadable, and that it allows for attributed remixing (i.e., a Creative Commons license permitting non-commercial sharing with attribution).
Linking: When posting the track, please be sure to include this information:
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