Radio Show Reflection

Creating a radio show was something that I never thought I would be doing. I’m a pretty shy person and don’t really speak out unless I know you well, and I have to admit I was nervous once I seen that we would have to do this. But after doing it, I can say it wasn’t that bad at all! Contacting all of my team members was simple they were all on top of things like they were supposed to be. We aimed to do a show focused on story telling (hence the name “The Digital Storyfellers), so each of us took a topic and talked about it. I’m satisfied with our work, and thought that we all worked together well and accordingly. Each team member held up their end and did what they were supposed to do, and our finished product can reflect that.

We chose to use email, google and text in a group chat about our project. Having each others number made it much easier, because if we had a question we would just shoot a text over the group chat and within a couple minutes you could have your answer. The hardest part about working in a group is just putting it all together its not just one persons project we all have to worry about each other but it worked out fine. I think that our show stayed within the boundaries that we wanted, we chose a format of what we wanted to do and stayed with it. Whoever listens to it I feel will enjoy it because they are getting multiple stories.

For my part I used a mic that is built into my “Dre Beats headphones”, I tried to use my computers integrated mic but it sounded terrible. At first when I started recording I was messing up over and over again whether it was stuttering or forgetting what to say, every time something happened! So I thought to myself, I needed to write it down so I could get it down pat. I took the time to write everything down that I wanted to say and rehearsed it a few times, after a couple takes I finally got through without messing up.

My section was sports, so the story that I decided to talk about was Lamar Odom. Odom has been going through a lot and has been in the news heavy the last few days because of an overdose he suffered in Nevada. So I spoke about him and his struggles over the last few years, because there is many people in the world that wouldn’t have gotten through half of what he has…

After finishing I mixed it all together in Audacity and emailed it over to one of my teammates to put together for the final product!

Digital StoryFellers Sports Story

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This was my story for our radio show. I decided to do a sports story because that is basically my life. I picked Lamar Odom and what he has been going through in his life as of lately. Strong man that has had it rough for the last few years with hopes of getting his life back on track! Listen a let me know what you think! THANK YOU

Radio bump for “Digital Storyfellers”

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So and So’s Greatest Hits

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So and So’s Greatest Hits! I chose Fetty Wap, he has been at the top of the charts ever since his hit single “Trap Queen”. For that reason is why he’s been in my music playlist for awhile now. I love how he has his own style he doesn’t follow anyone else, he is creating his on path. His mix of rap and r&b together just sound great together and a lot of people really enjoy it!

I already had these songs so it was pretty easy to import them into audacity and then simply create a mix of the 5 songs. I am pretty happy with the end result, (seeing how I’m not a DJ or anything:) !

Do You Hear What I Hear?

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Do you hear what I hear??? These are sounds that I hear very often. All the rain that we have been getting in the last few weeks has been crazy, I basically have gotten used to it. I chose to throw in the traffic sounds also because I am always stuck in traffic on my way to school or when I am on 95, impatient drivers are always blowing their horns! The birds chirping should be a regular sound for anyone, even though they are going to start to slow down since the weather has started to break into fall.

The way that I did this assignment was I found my sounds on YouTube, then I converted them to mp3 files and simply imported them into Audacity. Didn’t take much effort since I have finally figured out how to work the program.

Weekly Summary #6

This week in Ds106 we got do more photography and design which I love! Reading different things about design really makes you wonder when is it going to stop, how far you can go before there is too much. But I realized there is no barriers on it. If you can think of it, you can design it, and add more and more onto it. There are many different categories that come with design like rhythm, balance, dominance and many more. Which I had no idea about, I didn’t know there was a long thought process being designs and pictures.

How well do you feel you completed the requirements of the week’s assignments?

  • I feel that this week I didn’t just put the media I was required but I added a lot more background to each of the assignments and I’m very satisfied with my work.

What gave you trouble? What did you enjoy most? What did you learn?

  • Nothing really gave me trouble this week, it was more fun than anything. I enjoyed doing all of assignment bank designs! And I learned a whole new background on design.

What would you do differently? What questions to you have?

  • I don’t really know what I would do differently because I am very satisfies on how I did all of my assignments.

Links:

Daily Create #1

Daily Create #2

Daily Create #3

Daily Create #4

Assignments:

DesignBlitz

Create-A-Tshirt

This assignment is Suspect

Love at first Shot

The Ultimate merger

DS106 Wallpaper

My Shoe Design

Radio Group:

Radio Group So Far