i wanted to capture that strangeness of audio recordings from spacecraft. i was playing in acidrack pressing random a lot. main melody is when i came across a tone i liked, wanted it slow and morse like. the rest of the sound is from mashing the rest of the recording into itself
the morse tone is from the ableton test tone. mightve been doing dashes not dots, not sure.
Disquiet Junto 0236: Hello Jun(t)o
The Assignment: Say hi to the Juno Spacecraft by embedding Morse code in an original composition.
In this project we’re going to send a friendly signal to the NASA probe, the Juno spacecraft, that just entered orbit around Jupiter. Well, we’re going to compose such signals. Sending them is a separate endeavor. We’re going to build on the “Say ‘Hi’ to Juno” endeavor, which had thousands of ham operators sending a message to Juno during its five-year voyage. The “Say ‘Hi’ to Juno” message was Morse code for “Hi” — that is, four dots followed by two dots (…. ..).
Step 1: Listen to the Morse code for “hi” (four dots followed by two dots) on repeat for a short time.
Step 2: Create an original musical composition that in one or more ways interpolates that Morse code.
Step 3: Upload your completed track to the Disquiet Junto group on SoundCloud.
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 was posted in the late morning, California time, on Thursday, July 7, 2016, with a deadline of 11:59pm wherever you are on Monday, July 11, 2016.
Length: The length is up to you, though around one minutes seems about right.
Upload: Please when posting your track on SoundCloud, only upload one track for this project, 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.
Title/Tag: When adding your track to the Disquiet Junto group on Soundcloud.com, please in the title to your track include the term “disquiet0236.” Also use “disquiet0236” as a tag for your track.
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, please be sure to include this information:
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