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80’s Product Radio Commercial

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Create a 30-45 second radio commercial for a product from the 80’s. Add in some background music and/or sound effects to make it sound like a real radio commercial.

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You Are Likely to be Eaten by a Grue.

Made a commercial for Infocom, an interactive fiction company from the 80s. Uploading and updating ASAP! http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/80s-product-radio-commercial/

80’s Product Commercial

I decided to again have this Audio Assignment perform dual duty and not only encourage me to play with audio editing software but to also prepare for our upcoming Radio Show.
For this commercial I picked one of my favorite 80’s product (CareBears) and really pushed myself to try new …

Scrunchies

For the next audio assignment that I did for this week, I decided to make an 80’s Product commercial. I really wanted this commercial to connect to our radio show and keep the audience engaged. I decided to do a commercial about scrunchies since I thought it was fitting for …

80’s Product Commercial

For this assignment we had to create a 80s themed commercial. I decided to create a commercial about scrunchies! Not only do I love scrunchies and wear one myself everyday but this is something I can use in the radio show!

I just recorded the voice on my phone’s voice …

80s Jordans?!

80’s Product Radio Commercial

I had lots of fun making this assignment as I had no idea Air Jordans were first launched in the 80s (blows my mind as they’re still very popular today). With a little research, I created my own script and recorded it using a voice memo. …

Traveling Sounds

Click here for the original assignment!

For this assignment, I decided to change it up a little to fit with my radio show “Around The World: 80’s Style!” Instead of using 80’s music to make a commercial I decided to use traveling sounds to create a commercial for the show. …

The audacity of it all!

Today I had my first run in with audacity. It went well. I used it to create an 80s commercial for my 1st audio assignment of the week. I searched through ccMixter for some music that had an 80s vibe and found a track I liked to use for the …

80’s Product Radio Commerical

As I previously mentioned in my Radio Bumper post I really don’t like recording my own voice so these projects are nerve wracking for me. Despite my apprehension this was fun to work on.
For this I assignments I was asked to make a radio commercial advertisment for a product …

80’s Pogo Ball Commercial

From the assignment bank I chose to do an assignment called “80’s Product Radio Commercial”. This assignment was easy for me because I had just learned how to use Audacity and could find sounds easily. I started by looking through a list of products that were popular during the 80’s. …

Gameboy Advanced

I wanted to talk about technology and game consoles are a classic. I decided to talk about the Game Boy because I’m a fan of Nintendo. I never played this version of the Game Boy but I understand the thrill of playing on game consoles. So I did a product …

Radio Show Commercial

I created my radio show commercial on an 80s product called Dynatac 8000x Motorola handheld cellphone. Hope you like it.

Get your Cabbage Patch Kids!

The first assignment I saw in the assignment bank for this week was the 80’s product commercial where you do a radio commercial of a product from the 80’s. I thought this assignment was perfect because it fits into our theme and seemed relatively simple.

I decided to reach out …

80’s Radio Commercial- Sweet Treats

For another one of my assignments I chose to make a 80’s radio commercial featuring a item of the 80’s that I choose. For this, I chose to do one of my personal favorite creations of the 80’s, the Mr. Frosty Slushy Maker. This machine was created around the same …

Remixing!

Here are my two chosen remixing projects!

For this project I utilized google search and audacity.
First I chose the assignment, pressed remix and then went on my google search.

30 Second Commercial Copy Scripts

Then, I chose the commercial to do, recorded myself and implemented some sound effects to …

1980s Radio Commercial

Directions: ” Create a 30-45 second radio commercial for a product from the 80’s. Add in some background music and/or sound effects to make it sound like a real radio commercial. “

Behind the Story: This assignment was heavily guided by my girlfriend’s love for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. …

My Commercial!

I honestly completely forgot I had to do this until 1 hour prior to making this commercial. It’s not that I didn’t want to do it, I was kind of excited to do it, but I literally was so out of it since break started that I didn’t even remember …

80’s Product Radio Commercial

For one of my audio assignments this week, I created an 80s themed commercial for a new boombox that is trying to compete with the Sony Walkman. I used an 80s electronic loop for the background and recorded some audio for the narration.

The audio I used was made by …

Radio Show Kool-Aid Commercial

Here is a commercial I created for my group’s radio show, 80’s Brain Cells You Forgot About! My boyfriend helped record this with me.

I always thought these Kool-Aid commercials were pretty silly, so I wanted to do a bit of parody of one for this 5 star assignment.

I …

Are You a Cool Kid?

In a very productive edition of audio assignments, I was instructed to make a radio commercial for an 80’s product. This actually worked out perfectly because for my upcoming group radio show assignment, we need to have commercials, so this gave me an opportunity to multipurpose my work to …

80’s Lawn Commercial

For this assignment, for 5 stars, I wanted to do an assignment that could link in with our radio show project. Here, I did an 80’s lawn commercial. Using a royalty-free add my group members and I found from websites online, I did the one that I felt would be …

80’s Commerical

This next assignment was to create a 30-45 second 80’s product commercial. I decided to do one on the Etch A Sketch 2000 which was super popular among the kids and even teens of the 80’s. I used Audacity with my voice to create this commercial and edited my voice …

80s Product Commercial

For this assignment, I wanted to create a commercial that would work with my group’s radio show idea. Our idea was to talk about products, trends, and characters that made an impact at the time. So to create a commercial for straw fedora hats like the one Sam (Molly Ringwald) …

Got Atari? [?????]

Here we have another audio challenge! For this assignment, you needed to create a 30-45 second radio commercial for a product from the 80s. My product is… the Atari!!

I had a lot of fun mixing together arcade-setting audio, and also messing around with different audio effects to change my …

Jelly Shoes Radio Commercial

This assignment I did is one I created called 80’s Product Radio Commercial where you must create a 30-45 second radio commercial for a product from the 80’s and add some background music and/or sound effects to make it sound like a real radio commercial. I created this assignment for …

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