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Blood Fiction Audio Recordings

Post by Tchernobog » Wed Jan 14, 2009 04:15 am

Hello all...

I have decided to test my oral abilities by trying to make "audio book" renditions of Blood Fan Fiction. I have created one based on DustyStyx's short which I have uploaded so you guys can take a listen. This is not a final copy of the work, for example I slip up at one point during my rendition. The full one should be flawless, done with better equipment, and digitally edited to improve its quality.

When it comes to imitating voices, I do not expect to do a exact replication of any of the Blood characters. My main goal is to allow the listener to know who is talking and which is which. I could never hope to do Caleb as well as Stephan Weyte, so I am not going to even try.

I have posted an Ogg Vorbis recording of it so I can hear suggestions. If you use Windows I suggest you use Winamp to open the sound file. If you have Linux, you should be good to go already:

ftp://ftp.drivehq.com//piga/My%20Docume ... tyStyx.ogg
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Re: Blood Fiction Audio Recordings

Post by Blood of Nightmares » Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:56 am

There's nothing there.
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Post by Tchernobog » Thu Jan 15, 2009 09:35 am

Sorry, here you go:

ftp://piga:wilson@ftp.drivehq.com//piga ... tyStyx.ogg

All I can say is that you dont realize how much you have a peculiarity in your "accent" untl you are trying to be universally coherent...
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Post by DustyStyx » Thu Jan 15, 2009 06:14 pm

Well, I'm flattered. Thanks man :D
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Post by Tchernobog » Fri Jan 16, 2009 05:45 am

DustyStyx wrote:Well, I'm flattered. Thanks man :D
Well, wait until I have a chance to do a proper job of it... :wink:
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Post by Tchernobog » Fri Jan 30, 2009 08:21 am

Got a hold of a nice microphone headset I will use for the finished recording,j ust need some free time to use it now...
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Post by zZaRDoZz » Sat Jan 31, 2009 07:59 am

I have decided to test my oral abilities by trying to make "audio book" renditions of Blood Fan Fiction. I have created one based on DustyStyx's short which I have uploaded so you guys can take a listen. This is not a final copy of the work, for example I slip up at one point during my rendition. The full one should be flawless, done with better equipment, and digitally edited to improve its quality.
Please ask the authors permission before you do that.
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Post by zZaRDoZz » Mon Feb 02, 2009 03:38 am

Just listened through the recording. How much time and effort are you willing to put into these Tchenry? Have you considered the use of sound fx? How about a script with the character lines read separately and then spliced together for the finished recording? That would avoid the vocal "gear shifting" during your readings.
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Post by Slink » Mon Feb 02, 2009 08:21 am

zZaRDoZz wrote:Just listened through the recording. How much time and effort are you willing to put into these Tchenry? Have you considered the use of sound fx? How about a script with the character lines read separately and then spliced together for the finished recording? That would avoid the vocal "gear shifting" during your readings.
Aye, a good point.
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Post by Tchernobog » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:17 pm

Hello all...

Thanks for the comments zZaRDoZz, keep in mind that was a merely a practice recording you heard. I was considering recording the Character lines separately and splicing them together in Audacity for the final recording. Sound FX's could possibly be added later on, but right now my only goal is to have a better performance than your average Librivox recording.

When it comes to the authors permission, Dusty did seem more than supportive but I will keep that in mind for the future... :wink:
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Post by DustyStyx » Wed Feb 04, 2009 05:26 am

Well, it was a bit of a surprise, but I don't mind. Feel free to elaborate on the fanfic if you like. Treat it as a CreativeCommons work as far as a fanfic can be construed that way.

zZaRDoZz is right tho, recommending that permission should be sought first. People get funny about that sort of thing.
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