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Oblique Strategies: Brian Eno’s Prompts for Overcoming Creative Block, Inspired by John Cage

Oblique Strategies: Brian Eno’s Prompts for Overcoming Creative Block, Inspired by John Cage | Brain Pickings

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Oblique Strategy cards use phrases to break deadlock or dilemma. They've been used frequently by musical artists (i.e. Coldplay to write Viva la Vida).

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Brian Eno. Roxy Music; Here Come The Warm Jets, Taking Tiger Mountain By Strategy, Discreet Music, My Life in th Bush of Ghosts - all on vinyl. Even got box #47 of his Oblique Strategies but lent them to a friend and never got it back. :(

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Oblique Strategies Card Deck - In 1975, Peter Schmidt and Brian Eno created the original pack of Oblique Strategies cards, through thinking about approaches to their own work as artist and musician.

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