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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 :: This post has some nice photos of the original, hand-written cards, which I don't think I've seen previously.

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Oblique Strategies Online - Brian Eno

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Redesign of the “Oblique Strategies” by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt. The Oblique Strategies are tools to resolve creative problems.

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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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