1. @Bendire Thrasher

    Six Statics and an American James

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    “Now that we have a #ds106 radio up and running creating a 15 to 30 second bumper for the station. What is a bumper? It is a short recording that identifies the radio station with signature music or an expression that makes sure the listeners know what they are tuned …

  2. @Bendire Thrasher

    Cracking of Bones and Stretching of Flesh

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    We started brainstorming last night and after an hour of bouncing off of each other and worldbuilding, we had an outline on the google doc. The basic idea was mine originally, but that seems so strange to say now because by the time we had finished talking, the nighttime hours …

  3. @Bendire Thrasher

    In Reference to the Two Mystic Volumes

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    Dearest Jordan,

    It has only been a week since our last correspondence, but it has felt like much longer. Between my scholarly pursuits, regular riding practice, my father’s lengthened business trip in Broque, helping my sister with the family trade, and my many other necessary engagements, I have hardly had …

  4. @Bendire Thrasher

    The Awesome Beauty of Hinez Ketchup Packets

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    For my design blitz, I decided to take photos of signs or advertisements or announcements-type things around Mary Wash. And once I started looking, I saw how they are everywhere. Some have pretty good designs, some maybe needed one more look over, and some you wonder who gave the okay …

  5. @Bendire Thrasher

    High School Baseball Coaches, This One’s For You

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    “Create some sort of graphic. Design the overall graphic to convey some sort of feeling or theme, but then have text saying something completely contradictory to the theme or feeling. Sort of like one of those old anti-motivational posters, but with more design than a black box with a white …

  6. @Bendire Thrasher

    Squeaky is Relative

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    “Make a collage out of your pictures in the software of your choice and turn it into some rad Album art! Experiment with filters, add shapes and colors, and think about how you can create a design out of your photos.
    Finally, come up with a band name and album …

  7. @Bendire Thrasher

    Maria Popova Does The Unimaginable

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    The extent of my design knowledge is pretty much just me saying “oh, that looks like a sick album cover” at any picture anyone takes that looks like it could be a sick album cover. I’ve never really designed anything. Though I have heard many blanket requests for various club …

  8. @Bendire Thrasher

    Report # 8-2-5-B, Regarding Complexes 1-6, Subject J6

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    Report # 8-2-5-B.

    Subject J6 is revealing curious tendencies, namely fixations on specific subject matters. These fixations change every week with what is now unsurprising regularity. Research Assistant B1R0l admits fully that he was slightly familiar with Subject J6’s most recent fixation: Audio Complexes. This resulted in a renewed vigor …

  9. @Bendire Thrasher

    Coroner’s Tale

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    {TW: mentions of blood, dead body, and a coroner} 

    So I was thinking about what environments tend to have recordings, and I thought about the coroner’s office. My only knowledge of such things comes from movies or tv or books, but there seems to be a consensus. When doctors or …

  10. @Bendire Thrasher

    Fungi Growing on the Radio Waves

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    I don’t often listen to the radio, and when I do, it is not much of a radio show but more like a Spotify playlist broadcast into every car within the right radius. Tuning into ds106 Radio on Tuesday night at around 8 o’clock was like landing on the moon; …

  11. @Bendire Thrasher

    Disco Siri Takes One For The Team

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    “Now that we have a #ds106 radio up and running creating a 15 to 30 second bumper for the station. What is a bumper? It is a short recording that identifies the radio station with signature music or an expression that makes sure the listeners know what they are tuned …

  12. @Bendire Thrasher

    When The Crickets Fall Silent…

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    Bob Ross has his paints to create forest landscape, I tried sound.

    “Tell a story using nothing but sound effects. There can be no verbal communication, only sound effects. Use at least five different sounds that you find online. The story can be no longer than 90 seconds. Another example …

  13. @Bendire Thrasher

    They Change Colors?!? And Make Sounds?!?

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    https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Song-Maker/song/5753126421790720

    Using the crome music labs at https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Song-Maker/ , Specifically the Song Maker application make a song that’s at least 20 measures long. Then share your Piece on your blog or tweet it and explain your artistic process.

    Chrome Music Labs Assignments

    My artistic process was beautifully childish. I opened …

  14. @Bendire Thrasher

    “Neil, You Gotta Hear This”

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    I have dabbled in listening to audio storytelling, meaning basically that I have listened to almost all of the Magnus Archives, and sometimes Trixie and Katyas’ Bald and the Beaufiful podcast, but Moon Graffiti was completely different. Moon Graffiti somehow managed to create a world out of sounds. It was …

  15. @Bendire Thrasher

    The Visual Blind Date

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    This was my first major introduction to photography and visual (digital) media. We had met briefly before in crowded rooms, hurriedly given each other’s names by mutual acquaintances before wandering our own separate ways to the dessert tables. But this week, it was just the two of us. It started …

  16. @Bendire Thrasher

    One Broken Tech is Another Man’s Art

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    “Glitch art is a genre of art based around digital artefacts. A digital artefact is the unexpected result of when a technology breaks. An artefact could be sound of a CD skipping or pixilation on a highly compressed Youtube video. Glitch has been called the “art of the artefact” and …

  17. @Bendire Thrasher

    A Dorm Room Exposition

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    These were the tasks I was given:

    photoblitzer

    I stayed in my dorm room and completed the challenge in 8 minutes.

    I will let you decide if I did a good job or not.

    Some trees express enormous soul. Find and photograph that special tree. Take a photo that includes…
  18. @Bendire Thrasher

    Ice Skaters and Oldie Diners

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    {written on feb 1st}

    my first ever gif, thank you, yes, please hold your applause,

    Create a gif using images that Are from the same scene. For my assignment, I took images of a girl spinning and tried to capture each step of the turn. Then, I added the images …

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