Oblique Strategies (subtitled Over One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas) is a deck of 7×9 cm printed cards in a black container box. Created by Brian Eno and. Oblique strategies: Over one hundred worthwhile dilemmas [Brian Eno] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fifth edition “Stop thinking about art works as objects, and start thinking about them as triggers for experiences,” ambient music pioneer Brian Eno wrote in.

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Possible Musics Dream Theory in Malaya: In this case the card is trusted even brkan its appropriateness is quite unclear Waking up this morning with a strange hangover I’d had nothing to drink the previous eveningI decided that I needed to be jolted into full conciousness.

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In this case the card is trusted even if its appropriateness is quite unclear. Your comment will be queued in Akismet! Open Culture editor Dan Colman scours the web for the best educational media.

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Hey, what’s that sound: Oblique Strategies

Oblique Strategies isn’t just handy for making Coldplay sound a bit like Queen or whatever, strategues can also be applied to cringeworthy creative branding and cooking. The total package of Oblique Strategies may have grown more refined over the years, but this handmade first set does have a certain immediacy, and also, in a sense, the imprimatur of history: Brian was trying to add beauty to our music.

Produced by the Peter Obliqque family with the blessing of Brian Eno as Christmas gifts for his friends and colleagues i. A limited edition in a burgundy case [22]. We’re hoping to rely syrategies loyal readers, rather than erratic ads. In response to their song “Brian Eno”, from their album CongratulationsMGMT has said they had a deck of Oblique Strategies in the studio, but they “don’t know if [they] used them correctly.

The number and content of the cards vary according to the edition.

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The story of Oblique Strategies, along with the content of strayegies the cards, exhaustive history and commentary, is documented in a website widely acknowledged as the authoritative source and put together by musician and educator Gregory Alan Taylor. Eno, of course, is an installation artist, diarist, musician, record producer, lecturer, voracious reader and founding member of Roxy Music.


Individually numbered, and signed by Eno and Schmidt [10].

Archived from the original on David Byrne thinks that “Brian’s cards are funny and sometimes useful”, but the rest of Talking Heads resented Eno’s input. A few are specific to music composition; others are more general. Reproduces the cards typography and design [27]. So let’s go for Eno’s own St Elmo’s Fire. Corbis Waking up this morning with a strange hangover I’d had nothing to drink the previous eveningI decided that I needed to be jolted into full conciousness.

They can be used as a pack, or by drawing a single card from the shuffled pack when a dilemma occurs in a working situation. Someday World High Life. Includes all five versions of Oblique Strategies [25].

Oblique Strategies

Loading comments… Trouble loading? Topics Music Music blog. Retrieved from ” https: Back then, writes Dangerous Minds’ Martin Schneiderthe concept for Eno and Schmidt’s “set of cards with elliptical imperatives designed to spark in the user creative connections unobtainable through regular modes of work” emerged as a form of “radical intervention with roots in Eastern philosophy. Poetry Free Audio Books: