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Make it 800% Slower

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Music producer Nick Pittsinger slowed Bieber's "U Smile" down 800% and the result was ethereal magic. Find a song to experiment with and slow it down to the point where it becomes an amazing piece of ambient music. If doing this with Audacity or any other non-linear digital editor, you'll likely have to perform multiple lengthings of the song. Be sure to pitch shift so that even though the track is longer, it doesn't become just a low pitched version (think of the sound used in a slow-mo moment of someone yelling Nooooooo).

Here are a couple of suggested task specific tools as well: http://hypermammut.sourceforge.net/paulstretch/ http://www.cornwarning.com/xfer/PaulStretch-2.2.2-OSX-10.6.dmg

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Music producer Nick Pittsinger slowed Bieber’s “U Smile” down 800% and the result was ethereal magic. Find a song to experiment with and slow it down to the point where it becomes an amazing piece of ambient music. If doing this with Audacity or any …

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Music producer Nick Pittsinger slowed Bieber’s “U Smile” down 800% and the result was ethereal magic. Find a song to experiment with and slow it down to the point where it becomes an amazing piece of ambient music. If doing this with Audacity or any other non-linear digital editor, you’ll …

Make it 800% Slower (3 stars)

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For 3 stars this week, I completed the 800% Slower Assignment.

 

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3 Stars.

 

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Make it 800% Slower

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For this audio assignment I did “Make it 800% slower” for 3 stars. The song used in the example was U Smile by Justin Bieber and it was done so beautifully. I can not make any promises that mine was done anywhere near as nicely as that. I did the …

Slow-Mo

Another Audio Assignment i chose to do this week was Make it 800% slower (3 stars). I chose this because I wanted to see if a song that I slowed down would sound as good as the one that music producer Nick Pittsinger slowed down, U smile.

When I first …

Usher Slow Mo

One of the assignments that I chose was to do a slow motion version of a song. I picked the song by User called climax. I thought this was appropriate because of the already drug out lyrics. I used audacity to slow the song way down turning it into a …

Scoring 800 Percent

This is the make it 800% slower assignment worth 3 points.

This was an interesting experience. I had no clue just how long the process would take for a lengthy piece, or how massive the resulting file would be. It took about 2 hours to process, and I ended up …

Scott Brinkmann’s favorite song 800% slower

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(Three Stars)

This is “Girl Inform Me” by the Shins, it is Scott Brinkmann’s favorite song. It might be a little hard to recognize because it is slowed down 800%. To do this I took a song off of my iTunes and put it into Audacity. I then used …

Slow down there

 

 

I noticed a lot of people completed this assignment a few weeks ago during audio week, and I thought it looked like a lot of fun. Luckily, this also meant that I had some helpful guides that showed me how to best complete the project (shoutout to Christine

Make it 800% Slower

Make It 800% Slower: 3 points

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Rockmen – slowed way down

I thought the “make it 800% slower prompt was an interesting one in that you’re making a song sound fundamentally different simply by changing its speed.  I decided to find a particularly cheery sounding song, since the slow down effect would almost certainly make anything sound more ambient or moody.  …

Slow it doooowwwnnn

This audio assignment I chose to complete is called “Make It 800% Slower” and is worth 3 points. Here’s the link to this assignment: http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/make-it-800-slower/

This assignment seemed easy at first, however, it ended up being extremely frustrating. Plus, I am no pro at Audacity yet which I’m sure made …

Make it Slower

Music producer Nick Pittsinger slowed Bieber’s “U Smile” down 800% and the result was ethereal magic. Find a song to experiment with and slow it down to the point where it becomes an amazing piece of ambient music. If doing this with Audacity or any other non-linear digital editor, …

Make it 800% slower

For one of my audio assignments this week I did the make it 800% slower. The object of doing this is to transform a song to ambient noise. I found this so fascinating. I even-GASP downloaded audacity because I could not for the life of me figure out to make …

Dancin’ in Septemberrrrrrrrrrrrr

The next Audio Assignment that I chose to do was Make it 800% Slower, where our task was to slow down a track to the point where it becomes ambient. The song that I chose to do for this is September by Earth Wind & Fire.

I chose this …

Slower

This was a fun project. Right now my friends and are preparing for the school’s annual lip-sync. We have placed every year and we want to take gold this year. When I came across this assignment I was so happy. I was already working on changing music this just happened …

Lost Child In The Dark

So I was trying out this assignment and I have to say this assignment was very interesting. I found the new adaption of the 800% slowed  was quite unique, because most of the songs I tried was from the band Annihilator . The sounds that were produce was very scary …

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Tutorials So Far

ambient… music?

This assignment was to take a song and slow it down to get an ethereal/ambient effect. After listening to the example the assignment linked to, I decided I had to try it out for myself. Here’s the inspiration for my work.

First, the original Justin Bieber song ‘U Smile’:

and …

Slooooooowwwwmmmmmetal

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Tutorial for 800%

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Slower

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