Wow. What a week. All I can say is audio editing, is not my thing. It was definitely a challenge this week. I have never worked with audio software such as Audacity before. It was stressful, time consuming, and frustrating at times, but I got through it. I had to work around a few things… Continue reading Weekly Summary: 5
I have never done anything like this, so the idea of creating a 20-30 minute radio show intimidates me. I don’t know where to even start. I need to pick a topic that I am at least interested in, if not passionate about that way I can talk about it for a while. However, I… Continue reading Ideas for a Radio Show I Guess?
For this assignment, I created a short little background, relaxation track. I overlaid three different sounds for this masterpiece: rain, crickets, and whales. It was raining outside, so I recorded a segment of rain sound by stepping outside my door and getting a little wet Then, I found some cricket sounds on YouTube (see link… Continue reading Time to Chill
For this assignment, I was tasked to create a 80s radio commercial. It seemed like a fun project, but it soon took a lot longer than I had anticipated. I was thinking of 80s products that I could advertise and I thought, why not a polaroid camera. First, I found some 80s sounding background music… Continue reading Get ur Polaroid!
For this assignment, I had to create a radio bumper. When I read this on the assignment sheet for the week, I honestly had no idea what it meant. Then I realized it’s like the little 20 second intermissions between songs that remind you what station you’re listening to. I had no idea where to… Continue reading ds106 Radio Bumper
I listened to the ds106 radio Wednesday evening on 09/21/2021 at 8:00pm. There were seven listeners. The program was called Radio Lab. It took me a while to figure out what was happening. I was a little confused, but I got it figured out after a while. The content of the show was super interesting.… Continue reading ds106 Radio
For this assignment, I was tasked to create a story through only sound. I decided to do a little tid bit on the sounds of “coming home” into a college dorm. I walk up to the door. The sound of the AC units fills the air outside the door. I scan my card, hear the… Continue reading Coming Home
How does sound drive stories? Stories are often told through words or pictures, as the saying goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words” but what about just plain old sound? The rhythm of music, the beats, the climax, the pauses of silence, all of it tells a story. Why do you think soundtrack exists?… Continue reading Storytelling: Serenade Style