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Waving the false flag

The Daily Create for today was to do a mashup of flags. There was a recommended app, but I went looking for other ones and found Fake Flag. This looked cool because you could take elements from multiple flags and … Continue reading

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Simplicity and Ubiquity

A Baddie’s Blog raised a good point about simplicity and minimalism: I remember seeing a Doritos commercial where they were being very vague about naming the chip. However, they kept showing a bright red bag and a dark blue bag. … Continue reading

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There is unrest in the forest

For our third ds106radio live tweeting session, we listened to a Radiolab episode From Tree to Shining Tree which did a great job of making science topics entertaining and relatable. In doing so, it used sound in subtly effective ways … Continue reading

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Evolutionary evol

Friend of ds106 @dogtrax mentioned Ani Difranco’s latest album earlier today: Ani DiFranco’s new album Revolutionary Love is exquisite listening … rich with compositional texture (music and lyrics and voice) … https://t.co/f8l8B4KFdR pic.twitter.com/KlqjrmO48s — KevinHodgson (@dogtrax) February 24, 2021 And … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Ancient Ones

For our second evening of live-tweeting with #ds106radio, we listened to some of The Case of Charles Dexter Ward from BBC Radio 4’s The Lovecraft Investigations. The story is framed as a podcast, The Mystery Machine (not that Mystery Machine), … Continue reading

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Well don’t you know about the bird?

Today’s Daily Create was a competition for the title of Best Bird. Since Big Bird was already in the prompt, I had to think of something else. I thought of Charlie Parker, but I’m not much of a bebop fan. … Continue reading

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The sounds of dreams

For our Monday night #ds106radio tweet-along, we listened to Episode Nine: I Saw Myself Running of ESC: Sonic Adventure in the Anthropocene. The series is a work of experimental audio-based scholarship combining sound studies, radio history, and environmental criticism. This … Continue reading

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The Wright stuff

Biography in Sound. 53 episodes of a 1-hour NBC radio show from the '50s https://t.co/L03BMiF6uU pic.twitter.com/YhTG0CsqY7 — Century Past History (@lienhart85) February 9, 2021 This conveniently showed up at the beginning of audio week in ds106. Old-time radio is great … Continue reading

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Whistler’s painting

For today’s Daily Create we had to put ourselves in a famous painting. Part of my story is that I used to try to be an artist/painter, so I wanted to play with a “painting within a painting” idea. I’m … Continue reading

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Funky Broadway Boogie Woogie

https://phb256.tumblr.com/post/642947986452873216 For today’s Daily Create we had give a picture a soundtrack. The first thing I thought of was Mondrian’s Broadway Boogie Woogie. But I wanted to get GIF-fy with it, naturally, so I downloaded the image from Wikimedia and … Continue reading

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