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Facebook Circa 1776

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I chose Text Impersonations as one of the audio assignments to complete this week. The task was to, “take a conversation between multiple people over a text based medium, like Facebook or Twitter, and create a audio version of that same conversation.” I decided to use a cleverly made Facebook status, which imagined a status if Facebook existed in the 1700′s.

Here it is:

Screen Shot 2013-03-16 at 11.54.50 PMFound at vinniev.com

To create this audio, I used Audacity to layer my voice recording with the American Revolutionary War Ballad. To convert the Youtube file to mp3 format, I used this youtube-mp3 tool. Once my voice recording was complete, I added in the war song, and edited it to a short 25 second clip with no words, as that could have interfered with the readings of the posts. All in all, I am happy with the result of this project.

Here is my file in Audacity:

Screen Shot 2013-03-16 at 11.56.06 PM

And here is the final product:

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