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Marc Weidenbaum

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Marc Weidenbaum founded the website Disquiet.com in 1996. It focuses on the intersection of sound, art, and technology. He's currently writing a book for the 33 1/3 series about Aphex Twin's 1994 album, Selected Ambient Works Vol II. He has written for Nature, the website of The Atlantic, Boing Boing, Down Beat, and numerous other publications. He has commissioned and curated sound/music projects that have featured original works by Kate Carr, Marcus Fischer, Marielle Jakobsons, John Kannenberg, Tom Moody, Steve Roden, Scanner, Roddy Shrock, Robert Thomas, Pedro Tudela, and Stephen Vitiello, among many others. He moderates the Disquiet Junto group at Soundcloud.com; there dozens of musicians respond to weekly Oulipo-style restrictive compos ...more

What Preceded the Disquiet Junto

The Disquiet Junto music community began in 2012 in immediate response to a project I did at the end of 2011, and the project in 2011 was the culmination of a sequence of projects I started in 2006, so I’ll start there.

In 2006, Brian Eno and David Byrne made available some stems from one of my favorite albums of all time, My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, and they created a website where people

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