Brian Eno chats to Jarvis Cocker about how he tried to tame creativity with a pack of cards in the shape of his Oblique Strategies (buy/wiki). The cards were produced to be consulted randomly in the event of one finding oneself in a high pressure creative situation (a recording studio, say?) And giving tips like: Work at a different speed, Use an old idea, Try faking it! and my favourite, State the problem in words as clearly as possible.
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