A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Please remember to SEARCH before asking a question that may have already been answered. Thanks!
Total Members: 298,762
Currently Running With Scissors:
481 Guests and 13 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: "sounds like home" music swap  (Read 1640 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
acesulfamek
« on: July 21, 2005 08:42:15 PM »

There have been a lot of neat music/cd swaps going on and proposed lately, so if this is too much like another one, I apologise.

My idea would be to make for one's partner a mix of songs that form something of a picture of your hometown.  This might include local bands (similar to this swap: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=21344.0 ) or songs about your area.  Maybe the song has subject matter that relates to where you live, or maybe there is some other connection that isn't even that obvious.  With the cd, you could include explainations of the connection of each track.

To top it off (and to help your partner visualize what being in X Town is like) swappers might be encouraged to work a picture or two of your city into the package - possibly as 'cover art' or in some other way.

Does this sound fun and different enough from other swaps to be worthwhile?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

craftykate
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2005 11:13:01 AM »

I'm interested!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://craftykate.etsy.com

Yep, it's a knit blog
http://craftykate-knits.blogspot.com/

wanna trade? I heart personal swaps.
macaulkv
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2005 02:51:10 AM »

i love cd swaps and this is a cool idea. i'm up for it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
peapod
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2005 05:03:53 AM »

Could it be bands from the country I live in? I live in The Netherlands and we have some great home-grown bands - many sing in English too! I've never heard songs that relate to the city I live in, however.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
avizzius
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2005 05:28:36 AM »

That sounds really interesting. I think I'd participate (errm, but I'm still too "young", I mean, not even a month old on craftster, but if it starts later - why not?).. *whistling some songs about my home town*
THIS ROCKS   Logged
acesulfamek
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2005 03:13:53 PM »

I think from/about your country would be fine - particularly since you would probably have a partner who wouldn't have any knowledge of Dutch music at all, so why confine it to just one town?  Smiley 

In any event, I think the music shouldn't just be restricted to bands from the same city as you.  as long as you can explain a connection, go right ahead!

avizzius: I don't see any problem with waiting until August starts to do the swap, in fact that might be better as it leaves more time for sign-ups.  By then, you'll be able to participate.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

whisperangel88
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2005 06:36:56 AM »

This sounds awesome. Count me in if you end up doing it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

And I want nothing more than to sit outside heaven's doors and listen to you breathing...
rainbow_art
Offline Offline

Posts: 306
Joined: 22-Apr-2005

taste the rainbow


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2005 09:13:09 AM »

I would be interested, i love cd swaps  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

acesulfamek
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2005 07:43:36 PM »

I am so excited that there seems to be some interest in this!

I will post a sign up thing soon (and report here when I have done so)


edited to add:  as I was filling out the organizer stuff, I was thinking - would there be any interest in doing this as a 'secret swap'?  since this is a cd swap about your town and everything, what you make will really be more about you than your partner anyway.  I would pair you with someone from a different geographic area, but you wouldn't know where/who until you got your package.  would that be fun or not-so-fun?

« Last Edit: July 25, 2005 08:04:44 PM by acesulfamek » THIS ROCKS   Logged

avizzius
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2005 10:03:09 PM »

I think that would be awesome.  Cheesy I love surprises.  Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Fried Rice
How to Make Mango Chutney
How to Make Korean Tacos
How to Make Naan Bread
How to Make Onion Bhaji
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Dark Chocolate Bacon Pecan Pie
Amazing Altered Puzzles
Meatless Monday: Cottage Cheese Mousse

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.