SoundAssignments

Studio Ghibli Lawsuit!

Everyone is familiar with Chihiro Ogino from the Studio Ghibli film, Spirited Away. Spirited Away is a coming of age story of a ten-year-old Chihiro. At the time of the movie, 2001, Chihiro’s family was moving to a new location. On the way there, her father, Akio, began speeding. He got lost and nearly hit […]

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Audio Summary

Audio Week Assignments: Audio Summary What did you learn? I learned about some sound techniques such as using sound effects, layering, and music. I also learned about storytelling. The Ira Glass videos were quite informative regarding how to tell a story. It’s the most natural thing in the world to speak a story, but writing […]

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What A Song Might Mean To You

Prompt: Lots of people have a particular song that reminds them of certain situations, I know I do! Embed the video of your particular song and a short recording of why you really like the song, or what makes it importatnt to you (I would recomend Soundcloud for this assignment! Have fun!! This is a […]

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Auditory Hell

Prompt: Create YOUR worst sound ever. Take audio clips of every single sound that you hate and put them all together to make The Worst Noise Ever. This is a 1 star assignment. (NOTE: I’m not sure how these stars are handed out. This assignment took a lot of work. It should definitely be worth […]

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Remake That Genre!

Prompt: Pick a song from any genre such as, rock, pop, latin music, electronica, etc. and then find another version of that song in a DIFFERENT genre. Once you find the song in a different genre post the original and the remake and explain which you like better and why. Be creative and have fun! […]

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All The Relaxation

Prompt: I’m sure you’ve listened to those longs videos of relaxing sounds that can be played for 10+ hours. Now it’s your turn to give it a try! Create something relaxing, with layered sounds, and some spontaneous sounds! It doesn’t have to be 10+ hours long, but something that could be on repeat for that […]

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Create A Place

Prompt: For this assignment create a place by just using sound. For example, make the listener know where they are if outside use birds, cars, etc. You can get sounds from¬†freesound.org.¬† #AudioAssignments2118 I always say that water is my spirit animal. Yes, I know that doesn’t make sense, but that’s how I feel. Water feels […]

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A Murder Of Crows

Check out the story, “A Murder of Crows” on Spooked, Season 5, Episode 11. Story 1: The Head Superstition: A bird in the house means someone in jeopardy and if the bird is injured then the person will die. The basic storytelling used foreshadowing with the death of a bird which was trapped in an […]

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Thoughts About Audio Storytelling

“War of the Worlds” 1938 Radio Broadcast The broadcast aired on Halloween in 1938. One thing I noted was the constant return to very upbeat and soothing music throughout the broadcast. From my understanding, the radio show was live, so effects were employed to make it seem that interviews were happening in other places. For […]

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