Category Archives: Music

Visualising scales

I recently sent Wendy a string art card I’d made and she responded by playing it back to me. As I listened to how she heard my strings, I realised that I also wanted to play me making the cards.  … Continue reading

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Who am I this month?

I had meant to spend more time crafting my intro to  CLMooc16 – trying out some tools I’d not used before, curating some of my digital artefacts – that sort of thing. But then Brexit happened, and everything changed. For … Continue reading

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Nature Soundmap

Today’s Daily Create took me a bit of time: The Nature SoundMap site offers a fantastic way to explore the sounds of nature around the world via a map. Pick 5 sounds from places in the world you have never … Continue reading

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You’ve got a friend

I couldn’t listen to Carole King for a long, long time. It was Nick’s (my brother’s) music, and hearing it took me back to a hard time of hurt, and pain, and misunderstanding. But two events recently made me realise … Continue reading

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All join hands

This weekend we’ve been making music again. First Kevin invited some of us to collaborate in Soundtrap over a song that he’d written with some of us and Ron jumped in and started to add sounds. On Saturday I used Audacity to record … Continue reading

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Playing pictures

What does your favourite picture sound like? Want to find out? Here’s what I did: I took a screenshot of the DigiWriMo TAGS Explorer with MS Paint and ran it through Audiopaint which I had downloaded (free) a while back. I generated the … Continue reading

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Roadtrip

It started with Simon’s students Etienne and Loic who wrote a song about a road trip which Simon encouraged DigiWriMo peeps to record their own version. Several did, and you can find the lyrics and links in this Google Doc as well as in Simon’s … Continue reading

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Creating an alternative CV

This November I’m going to be co-facilitating Digital Writing Month (#DigiWriMo) with Maha Bali and Kevin Hodgson. We thought that a fun way to lead into this would be to suggest that folk create an alternative CV. As a way … Continue reading

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rhizoradio promos

While we wait, with bated breath, for Dave to announce our #rhizoradio play, I thought it would be an idea to collate the various promos here. Kevin’s Thinglink Autumm’s Mr X loses his battle with objectivity (image by Angela) My … Continue reading

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Playing pictures

Thanks to the amazing Kevin (@dogtrax) I am learning lots of new skills. Over the weekend he played some pictures of #rhizo15 and shared his method.  I’d been meaning to do something about an image that Simon (@sensor) had tweeted over … Continue reading

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