manhattan bridge train [disquiet0011-motoring]

The 11th disquiet.com Junto project in March 2012 required me to make an original field recording, and to then make something of it. It focused on rhythm. I captured audio of an N train (from inside the train) going over the Manhattan Bridge as well as sounds from the Canal Street and Atlantic/Pacific Street stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn, respectively.

video

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Disquiet Daydream – SoundCloud Spoken remix [disquiet0010-reflect]

remix of the soundcloud podcast w/ seams and marc weidenbaum:
Community-team – Soundcloud-speaks-001-disquiet

backing track is from the portion of the show that included emma hendrix’s disquiet 0004 project:
Emmahendrix – Nearly-there-disquiet0004

i started by sampling every instance in the show of marc saying a number and everything flowed out from that. my intent was to turn him into a radio beat poet like …

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Dowsabel: One Dream To Another (remix of Flying Time)

Dowsabel (chris wells, Columbus, US) loves obsolete words, and he took his musical name from the Latin for sweet and beautiful. His music lives up to the promise in his name, and his remix of my remix of a collision of bird sounds and acoustic guitars provides exponential entertainment and purpose to my track (which is below his track notes).

DOWSABEL’S NOTES:

This is

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flying time [disquiet0009-avian]

a thrush and an acoustic guitar. like a supercalafragalistic cartoon on your shoulder.

The source material for the 9th disquiet.com Junto project from March 2012 was provided from these two samples:

guitar:
“Chord progression on mic’d acoustic guitar. A Major, c# minor, b minor, E Major.”

avian:
“Song thrush on a spring evening, 17th of march 2007 in a forest north of Cologne, Germany.”

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