Cempekitien Oxorciko #25

Choose a random text – a news article, a poem, anything.

Replace every “s” with a “k” and vice versa.

Then swap every “e” with an “o” and vice versa.

Read it to the next person without any explanation, and with a straight face.


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Composition Exercise #22

Listen to a piece of music on repeat for half an hour every day for a week.

Each time, write down everything you notice – instruments, sounds, structures, techniques, proportions, associations, etc – adding new detail each time.

Number your notes, starting with Day 1 – 1 for the first listen, Day 1 – 2 for the second etc.

As you may find  yourself thinking about the piece during the day, write down interesting thoughts, associations, and everything that may be interesting.

Note how your thoughts about the piece evolve, and how they and your perception of the piece develop over time.


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Composition Exercise #21

Next time you open a piece of music software, note at least three things that it does well and as many that it doesn’t do well. How do these properties influence the music you’re working on, and, ultimately, how do they influence your artistic practice?


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