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Drift 001 Complete

Thanks to all the participants in DRIFT 001. We had a fun time on a sunny Sunday afternoon wandering around Noord. The technical setup was mostly a success (using AmpMe as the broadcast app).

Bunch of weirdos on DRIFT 001. #amsterdamnoord #drift #experiments #weirdshit #ambient

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As the first experiment, I think it was a success. Everyone seemed to get a kick out of giving themselves permission to wander around, letting the feeling of the music, or the small details of a previously overlooked street guide their movement. I did notice a couple things I’ll do differently next time, too.

For instance, I’ll make sure to bring extra earbuds, and I think next time I’ll plan the drift in a little more densely urban area, where the ambience can change more rapidly. I’d like to try a drift late at night, or early in the morning, as well. Lots of theme variations I’m thinking of too (photo drifts, drifts where everyone is on a group earbud call, letting the group wander a little more loosely while keeping in communication). Lots of fun things to try.

Here’s a SoundCloud link to the soundtrack to today’s drift. Enjoy:

Posted on 2017-07-May