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Disquiet Junto Project 0310: From Memory

Recall — and then recreate — a favorite sound.

Each Thursday in the Disquiet Junto group, 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. (A SoundCloud account is helpful but not required.) There’s no pressure to do every project. It’s weekly so that you know it’s there, every Thursday through Monday, when you have the time.

Deadline: This project’s deadline is 11:59pm (that is, just before midnight) wherever you are on Monday, December 11, 2017. This project was posted in the early evening, California time, on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

Tracks will be added to the playlist for the duration of the project.

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

Disquiet Junto Project 0310: From Memory
Recall — and then recreate — a favorite sound.

Step 1: Think of a favorite sound, preferably one that you can no longer access, something perhaps from your now distant past.

Step 2: Try to recreate that sound. Even if you fail to do so to your own satisfaction, share the best you can accomplish.

Five More Important Steps When Your Track Is Done:

Step 1: If your hosting platform allows for tags, be sure to include the project tag “disquiet0310” (no spaces) in the name of your track. If you’re posting on SoundCloud in particular, this is essential to my locating the tracks and creating a playlist of them.

Step 2: Upload your track. It is helpful but not essential that you use SoundCloud to host your track.

Step 3: In the following discussion thread at llllllll.co please consider posting your track:

https://llllllll.co/t/disquiet-junto-project-0310-from-memory/

Step 4: Annotate your track with a brief explanation of your approach and process.

Step 5: Then listen to and comment on tracks uploaded by your fellow Disquiet Junto participants.

Deadline: This project’s deadline is 11:59pm (that is, just before midnight) wherever you are on Monday, December 11, 2017. This project was posted in the early evening, California time, on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

Length: As long as you see fit — it could be a few seconds, or it could be a few minutes.

Title/Tag: When posting your track, please include “disquiet0310” in the title of the track, and where applicable (on SoundCloud, for example) as a tag.

Upload: When participating in this project, post one finished track with the project tag, 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.

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 online, please be sure to include this information:

More on this 310th weekly Disquiet Junto project (From Memory: Recall — and then recreate — a favorite sound) at:

https://disquiet.com/0310/

More on the Disquiet Junto at:

https://disquiet.com/junto/

Subscribe to project announcements here:

http://tinyletter.com/disquiet-junto/

Project discussion takes place on llllllll.co:

https://llllllll.co/t/disquiet-junto-project-0310-from-memory/

There’s also on a Junto Slack. Send your email address to twitter.com/disquiet for Slack inclusion.

Image associated with this project is by Jitze Couperus and is shared via Flickr thanks to a Creative Commons license:

flic.kr/p/5KeLV6

creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

By Marc Weidenbaum

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