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Current Activities• October 13, 2016: This day marks the start of the 250th weekly Disquiet Junto project. • November 16, 2016: I'll be sharing the mic at Adobe Books in San Francisco with my fellow 33 1/3 author Evie Nagy for an evening hosted, from 7pm to 10pm, by Marc Kate (facebook.com). • December 1, 2016: A likely speaking engagement. Details to come. • December 13, 2016: This day marks the 20th anniversary of Disquiet.com. • January 5, 2017: This day marks the 5th anniversary of the Disquiet Junto. • Ongoing: The Disquiet Junto series of weekly communal music projects explore constraints as a springboard for creativity and productivity. There is a new project each Thursday afternoon (California time), and it is due the following Monday at 11:59pm: disquiet.com/junto. • My book on Aphex Twin's landmark 1994 album, Selected Ambient Works Vol. II, published as part of the 33 1/3 series, an imprint of Bloomsbury, is now in its second printing. It can be purchased at amazon.com, among other places.
disquiet juntoThe Disquiet Junto is an ongoing weekly collaborative music-making space in which restraints are used as a springboard for creativity. Subscribe to the announcement list at tinyletter.com/disquiet-junto. There is an FAQ. ... These are the 5 most recent weekly projects: • 0311 / Ceramic Notation / Read a work of ceramics as a score in graphic notation. • 0310 / From Memory / Recall — and then recreate — a favorite sound. • 0309 / Military Matrix Mixer / Mix music according to a military standard for relative message clarity. • 0308 / Giving Thanks / Write a short piece of music for a person or thing you're thankful for. • 0307 / Black and White and Punk All Over / Pay tribute to the Sex Pistols on the 40th anniversary of Never Mind the Bollocks.
... And there is a complete list of projects at disquiet.com/junto.
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Sounds of the city reconstructed by 8 (or 16?) musicians inspired by Ãlvaro de Campos, a heteronym of Fernando Pessoa
Association for communal music/sound-making on Soundcloud.com. [Updated: December 14, 2017]
25 ambient musicians respond to one anotherâ€™s evocative Instagram photos.
A dozen musicians respond to an article in the Telegraph that attacked Susan Philipsz, winner of the 2010 Turner Prize.
A companion album of outtakes to the "Hanukkah, remixed" compilation Anander Mol, Anander Veig, which I curated for Tabletmag.com
Eight remixes commissioned by Tabletmag.com for Hanukkah 2010
A non-verbal response to the article "The Freeloaders" by Megan McArdle from the May 2010 issue of The Atlantic, based on its accompanying editorial illustration by Jeremy Traum
A dozen remixes (2006) of Brian Eno and David Byrne's My Life in the Bush of Ghosts (1981)