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Your Theme Song

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If you had the opportunity to create your own theme music, what would it sound like? Get creative and create your own sounds or select an instrumental from Youtube or any other source that represents you well. If you are going the youtube route, remember to use VidtoMp3. Once you have selected your background music, find some sounds/effects to incorporate into it using Audacity or other editing software. You can find free sounds at SoundBible. Once completed, upload to Soundcloud and share it with us.

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Cowboy Theme Song

When I first saw this assignment description, I was excited because I thought I could get creative with my very own theme song. For the assignment, I would have to create my own theme song using an instrumental from a song and adding sound effects. I was thinking of all …

Marlene Got A Theme

For this assignment, you have to find your theme song. I decided that instead of doing mine, I would find Marlene her own song! I chose this song because it starts off kind of dark and mysterious and then gets fast paced, which is what Marlene’s life is doing …

Blair’s theme song

 

I chose to use the instrumental version of 3 doors down absolutely (story of a girl).  I chose this song because I feel like the lyrics do a great job expressing Blair.  Blair’s character is sort of dull, shy, and depressed.  She suffers with problems that no one understands …

Personal Anthem

Howdy! (The Final Product is down below)

For this assignment (worth 4 stars), I tried my hand at making my own personal theme. Is it good? Probably not, but the beat is pretty catchy!


Everyone after they listen to my theme. Kidding.

Coming up with a theme for myself was …

Black Widow, Baby!

Since we are forming and expanding our Black Widow Agency this week, I feel that we definitely need a theme song to represent what we do. That is why I chose the  “Your Theme Song” assignment, which states: If you had the opportunity to create your own theme music, what …

“I am Free” House of Noir Getaways Theme Song (4 pts.)

Introducing the House of Noir Getaways agency. With us, you can make your greatest and most discrete noir escape when times are troublesome or threatening. Lana del Rey has been one of my favorite artists of our time since her music encapsulates complex emotion. Her song “Ride” details the story …

Andrea May Carr—A short film

If Andrea May Carr had a theme song, it would go a little like this:

 

Link to Assignment –Character for 4 stars

 

Follow my character on Twitter using @AndreaMayCarr.…

Eastside Theme song……well almost

This is v1.0 of the theme song for Eastside and “Jerry”. It is only version 1.0. I still need to find some sounds to add to the music.

I didn’t have a character or person to focus on the unit right before this one. Others who are on the #noir106 …

Keep Knocking (4 Stars)

I decided to make a theme song that captured how Harvey felt as he traveled across the country trying to make a living by knocking on people’s doors. “Yes, we seem up for the gig when we’re coming through, baby, but take a look at us when the road slows …

Theme song assignment

For four stars of my audio assignments I decided to do the “make your own theme song”. I wanted to make this theme song in spirit of my Noir character Jack Sadler. I used samples and synthesizers to create this ambient, relaxed song that I imagine would represent the life …

Bloody Knuckles

When my character walks in, he hears church bells ringing because he knows your next.

Theme Song For Longs!

Project.band Project.band

Above is my theme song for Longs! I learned how to get garage band finally on my computer, so I was super happy to mess around with it. I am still obviously not the best garage bander and I will never be, but I love making music and …

Caleb’s Theme

The assignment I did last was Your Theme Song worth 4 stars about my character. What I chose was dramatic type sounds that I felt fit the image that I could see as being Caleb. I hope you like it.

Conway Theme Song

I did an assignment the week where I created my own theme song. I did it based on my character, Conway’s life. I chose to use the instrumental “centuries” by fall out boys. This is a good song for him because he will be remembered forever. I added a countdown …

Shadow’s Theme Song

Your Theme Song (4pts):

I downloaded The Pink Panther’s opening song from Youtube. I added some found effects from FreeSound.org. Throughout the song I added some symbol crashes and drumming, while also editing the sound of the original song.…

Isabelle’s Theme Song

Earlier this week, I tried to do a theme song for Isabelle for 4 stars. I ran into some copyright issues and thought I guess I just shouldn’t do this… But I still felt really inspired by the incredible job Tiffany, one of my group member’s, did with her character’s

Sasha Walks into a Room…

Figuring out what Sasha Kellogg’s theme song would be was very hard! I wanted to complete this assignment in the hopes that maybe my group could use it during our radio show, because characters in shows often have some type of theme or background music that always plays when they …

Your Theme Song

If you had the opportunity to create your own theme music, what would it sound like? Get creative and create your own sounds or select an instrumental from Youtube or any other source that represents you well. If you are going the youtube route, remember to use VidtoMp3. Once …

Corner Pocket’s Theme Song

For this audio assignment worth 4 stars, I had to make a theme song. I decided to use a theme song for my character Johnny Corner Pocket McCormick instead of doing one for myself. In this audio, it starts off by Johnny picking up a pool stick and putting some …

Piano Lessons

Theme Song (4 stars)

If you had the opportunity to create your own theme music, what would it sound like? Get creative and create your own sounds or select an instrumental from Youtube or any other source that represents you well. If you are going the youtube route, remember to …

Two Gunshots & A Splash

ONE MORE ASSIGNMENT worth 4 stars! This assignment is called Your Theme Song. The task is as follows: If you had the opportunity to create your own theme music, what would it sound like? Get creative and create your own sounds or select an instrumental from Youtube or any …

Theme song of My Character

Your Theme Song: 4 stars

The next assignment that I decided to complete was the theme music audio assignment. For this assignment i decided to make it about my character Black. In this theme song, i used a sound that represented bullets being shot and hitting near by and a …

My Epic Theme Song

Your Theme Song (4 Stars)

I chose the audio assignment “Your Theme Song”, well because I’ve always wanted to create one, and now I have a great excuse to do so. That being said, this assignment took a me almost an hour to create because I had to chose, which …

Shelley’s Theme

Shelley Layton now has a theme song as a result of the “Your Theme Song” Audio Assignment. I altered this assignment a bit because instead of creating a theme song for myself, I created one for my original character. The music and sound effects I used came from the freesound

Donnie’s A Kind-Hearted Soul

For my third assignment of the week, I kept my acoustic guitar out after using it in my commercial. I wanted to mess around with it, since I recently discovered I was lacking a cable to my old amp. So, I found the theme assignment, and decided to …

Your Theme Song

This assignment is worth 4 stars and it is an opportunity to create my own theme music. I went to SoundBible and got a couple of sound effects there. The rest I just picked up from other sites. The only thing about SoundBible is that it is hard to navigate …

Tom’s Files: Time Goes By

This Theme Song assignment is an audio assignment for the week of 2/16 to 2/22 and fulfills 4 out of 5 stars meant to focus on the character Tom Blair.

Since Tom is a character who would not have access to things like YouTube and SoundBible, this post will not …

Ode to Sarah Mustard

Your Theme Song (4 Stars)

So I chose this assignment to fulfill the remaining stars that needed to relate to my character. I’m hopeful that it may somehow be incorporated into our radio show as well. I began thinking about this assignment by wanting to find a way to show …

Walk Into The Room, And This Is What You Hear….

Believe it or not, Victoire Absinthe has her own theme music- she struts into a joint, the lights drop, the music starts, and all you can hear is this…

 

 

To create this sound, I used the sound of heels on a marble floor, Miles Davis, and gunshots. Not …

Lawrence’s Theme Song

For my second audio assignment this week I chose to create Your Theme Song (worth 4 stars).  This is the other assignment that I chose to dedicate to my character (total 6 stars towards character this week).  The assignment included having to create a theme song using instrumentals, sound effects, …

Theme Song!

4 stars

I decided to do the audio assignment about a theme song. I dedicated this to my character dossier Sylvia. For the audio I compiled some noir jazz, wolf whistling to signify when Sylvia walks into the room, and the famous quote from Sandy in Grease “Tell me …

Theme Song

Probably the most difficult, I’ve never really given my theme song a lot of thought before. When something more appropriate comes to mind I’m sure I’ll change it.

 

Geoffry’s Theme

The theme for me and my character!!

Your Theme Song- 4 stars.

This assignment was to make your own theme song. I thought about using the opening to Angel of Death by Slayer and a choir singing, but then thought not. I found somethings that aren’t as aggressive to put together.

Theme song

All Hail Jota

For my next audio assignment, assignment 1432, they asked If I had the opportunity to create my own theme music, what would it sound like?

I IMMEDIATELY knew I had to go get the instrumental of Superstar by Lupe Fiasco! All time favorite song right there. I would listen to …

Cheer Is The Theme Of My Life…Seriously.

http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/your-theme-song/ (4 stars)

I have garage band on my phone and was messing around with some cheer girls in order to make music for upcoming events in the season, this is truly my theme song. Not only do songs like “Give Your Heart A Break” and “Titanium” describe my life …

Theme Song

This assignment is worth 4 stars. I did not over lay anything, this is just the original track. I just felt that during this mission this is exactly what would be playing. I also knew that if this was real life it needs a song to help move the story …

Rawls’s Theme Song

For my first Rawls assignment for this week I did “Your Theme Song” (4 stars). I thought Bad Boys would be perfect for Rawls not only because he is police but because he may or may not like bad boys

How I did it:

First I found the song that …

Ziggy Might Be Crazy

Ziggy ruminated on the inevitability of being unable to escape his past through the creation of his theme song which merges the shooting that got him incarcerated with Gnarls Barkley’s “I Might Be Crazy.”

http://www.maggiestough.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Ziggy-Sobotka-Might-Be-Crazy.mp3

He shared this on Tumblr, Google+, Facebook, and Twitter.…

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Tutorials So Far

Now you can be a Professional DJ (Well kind of)

You can become a famous!

Not this DJ…

This one!

But in all seriousness, let me get down to the real business- Making Your Own song. I don’t know about you, but I personally don’t have the pipes of an angel so I opted to go the instrumental route, which, …