in this battle, you must in some way incorporate recordings you've made out-and-about somewhere; out in nature, in the city, in your backyard, in the office, wherever excites you! make this a part of your piece somehow.
samplin' | environment | unexpected | evocative | recorder in pants
(feel free to suggest others)
(v2: Improvements Were Made)
in case anyone is curious, this image was made from a photo i took of water droplets on my window screen after a summer rain