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Modifying an original song without outside sounds

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Submitted by: Jordan Lawrence

So far, 9 people have completed this assignment.

For this assignment you want to choose a song, and using just itself and editing tools such as pitch change, and bass boost, change the song to have a unique sound or feel. Some edits used to do this could be bass boost, pitch changes, play speed changes, reverberations, echos, fade in/out, and overlays of the song.

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Background Music KLLM Radio

I didn’t make a full flowing background sound I just chose a couple from garageband that I thought I could use from certain instances in the song

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Modify a Song without any new noises!

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Experimenting with Song Editing

    For this Audio Assignment, I decided to take one of the songs that had been stuck in my head as of late, and experiment with Audacity, editing the song to make it sound to my liking.

    I first took the entire song and reversed the intro, …

Deferring the doughboy voice

For my fourth Assignment for my final project I chose to do an Audio Assignment worth 4 stars, totaling 15 stars. The assignment instructions were to take an existing piece of audio and use audio tools (I used Audacity) to change the sound.  The original audio I used was from …

Redbone gets Redone

Star: 4 stars

One of my favorite songs out at this time is Redbone by Childish Gambino.  The song has many distinct characteristics about it, such as the fading in and out of his voice, and the strong instrumentals in the background.  As soon as I saw the description for …

Song gone twisted

I had the chance to get my hands on Audacity and as I was getting myself adjusted using such software, I had a lot of fun playing around with it. I chose the song, Shut Up and Dance by Walk The Moon from my “mixtape,” and I added random effects …

Agent Smith – Modification

I have another…message to fellow secret agents….which cannot be accessed through soundcloud because it’s dumb….but regardless, here is another encoded message. It involves adding effects to a song to mask my message. I hope you can receive it well and I await further orders! Agent smith, signing off.

-Agent Smith…

Turbo Mission

Faster. I always need to go faster. Sometimes I see people and I just think they’re moving like snails. It doesn’t matter what I’m doing. Running, watching, processing, improvising – whatever it is, I like moving quickly. Unfortunately, for my ears, that applies to my music as well. This is …

Assignment Bank: 1

So my first assignment for the week is:
“Modifying an original song without outside sounds”

This was actually pretty interesting to do.  I’ve always wanted to work with music editing and this assignment gave me the push to actually try without it being too difficult. The song I chose has …

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