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  1. @FCMaisano

    The Dark Side of the Moon (Graffiti)

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    Wow…that was both dark and depressing… Very well done though!   In terms of the sounds utilized in this audio, I would like to separate the verbal and the non-verbal sounds into two distinct categories. Both are important, but fulfill different roles. First of all, the verbal. Abumrad said that there is the “potential for empathy” […]
  2. @maci_winebarger

    Why audio is cool

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    I thought Moon Graffiti was so cool to listen to. It’s weird to think that the president had to have a pre-recorded message all ready to go in case Armstrong and Aldrin didn’t make it all the way through the mission. To me, I would have thought it was bad luck. But God was watching […]
  3. @marvelmonkey34

    The Sounds of the Moon

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    I am a big fan of audio storytelling. I’ve recently started getting into podcasts such as Welcome to Night Vale and SAYER and I’ve always been of fan of videos such as SCP readings and LOCAL58. Every one of these things has amazing audio, either in narrators or in music and sound effects. Though LOCAL58 has...
  4. @LeslieMiyazono

    And the cow jumped over the moon..

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    Our class was asked to listen and reflect on Moon Graffiti by The Truth Podcast.  It presents a hypothetical alternative to the historical event of Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong landing on the moon on July 20, 1969. I found this podcast to be morbid and a little uncomfortable.  The eerie music playing in the background …

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  5. @YousephAsaad

    The Untold Possibility

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    Audio Reflection It’s incredible to think about the high possibility of a space mission failing terribly. What if Neil Armstrong didn’t take a giant leap but took a giant death? The audio piece Moon Graffiti, scene by scene, portrays what would have happened if Apollo 11 crashed instead of landing nice and easily on the […]
  6. @Darth_Pipe

    The good, the bad and the polished

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    Moon Graffiti presented an excellent example of using sound as an integral part of storytelling. The producers effectively  used recorded audio, sound effects, and background music woven with a compelling narrative of mixed fact and fantasy. The audio pushes the imagination, bringing the adventure of a lunar visit and subsequent crash to life in the listener’s …

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  7. @kasc96

    Moon Graffiti

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    I absolutely loved Moon Graffiti, the story itself poses an interesting what if question. The sounds add to the realistic nature of the story being told. The spacey music layered with the beeps of machines make if seem as though it actually happened. The quick sharp sounds add to the level of fear with the […]
  8. @KaseyMayer

    The Impact of Sound

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    The first thing that comes to mind when considering audio narratives is “It’s not what you say, but how you say it.” While what you say is definitely important, sound can change the meaning whether through tone, special effects, and music. For example, in Moon […]
  9. @Eric Dorman

    Moon Graffiti

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    Stories are a form of communication and communication succeeds by appealing to ones senses. Audio storytelling means getting a message across by solely appealing to the sense of hearing. Moon Graffiti achieved this. It explained itself with words, it used eerie space music to set the tone and mood. They tossed in radio static for […]
  10. @ldeitrick

    Silence is the loudest sound.

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    “Moon Graffiti” grabs you right from the moment you start listening. The producers achieve this primarily using two distinct styles when introducing the story. NPR’s “How Audio Stories Begin” describe these techniques as diving immediately into the narrative and introducing a mystery. We are confronted with alarms signaling a sense of danger and urgency, as …

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