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Post by silverquill » February 13th, 2020, 8:17 am

loon wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 6:42 am
Chapter 1 is in the MW. Length is 18:58.
Silverquill, you're welcome to be as harsh on my read as you can.
Fantastic first chapter, Rich :clap:

This is going to be an enjoyable ride.

Tiny suggestion -- closing silence is 6 seconds and we'd prefer closet to just 5

Carry on :thumbs:
~ Larry

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Post by loon » February 24th, 2020, 3:17 pm

Progress report: I have my rough edit on chapter 2 down. Some level adjustments and my final self-PL are next. At the same time I could trim 1 second off the end of chapter 1 and resubmit it - if you'd like to spot-PL FIVE seconds of silence.
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Post by loon » February 24th, 2020, 7:22 pm

Ready for PL

Chapter two of Treachery in Outer Space, by Carey Rockwell
https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/treacheryouterspace_02_rockwell_128kb.mp3
length 14:24

The yelling and screaming continues. Also introducing Charlie Brett - one of our villains.

I've also trimmed 1 second from chapter 1 and re-uploaded it
https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/treacheryouterspace_01_rockwell_128kb.mp3
new length 18:57
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Post by silverquill » February 24th, 2020, 10:06 pm

Both 1 and 2 are PL OK. Gentlemen, start your reactors!
~ Larry

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Post by loon » February 25th, 2020, 4:03 pm

"By the..." in the book:
"By the stars" occurs 8 times in this book, while "By the craters of Luna" turns up only 6 times.
"By the rings of Saturn" and "By the moons of Jupiter" trail far behind with only one use each.

Just thought you would like to know.
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Post by loon » March 14th, 2020, 7:36 pm

Chapter 3 is uploaded:
https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/treacheryouterspace_03_rockwell_128kb.mp3
It's 15:28

This time the lads to quite a bit of whispering in the back of the room. There's a bit of shouting as well. My vocal cords are still clicking and crackling. Oh well.


I have my tracks recorded for chapter 4 - I'm trying to do a bit of recording interspersed with a bit of editing to see if that can speed things up a bit. I'm intending to add a bit of echoing PA effect in this chapter - we'll see how well that works.
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Post by silverquill » March 14th, 2020, 8:17 pm

Chapter three is just fine - PL OK.

Looking forward to see what you do with the next chapter.
~ Larry

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Post by loon » March 24th, 2020, 8:25 pm

Chapter 4 is almost ready, but I'm going to wait until morning to do an idiot check before I deliver it. This chapter will have a PA voice effect for the countdowns Booming Out Over The Launch Field. I hope you like it. In upcoming chapters I'm planning to have a 1950s intercom effect as well - a.k.a. fun with filters.
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Post by loon » March 25th, 2020, 4:03 pm

Chapter 4 is ready
https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/treacheryouterspace_04_rockwell_128kb.mp3
15:12

Here we meet Gigi Duarte who - spoiler - does not make it to the end of the book. There is also the first appearance of the mysterious Paralo-Ray Gun. And as I promised, echoey PA effect.
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Post by annise » March 25th, 2020, 4:14 pm

effects are fun to do but you need a very very light hand - people need to be able listen without fiddling with the volume control or reporting a damaged file, so do keep a copy of the original in case this one gets rejected.

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Post by loon » March 25th, 2020, 5:29 pm

annise wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 4:14 pm
effects are fun to do but you need a very very light hand - people need to be able listen without fiddling with the volume control or reporting a damaged file, so do keep a copy of the original in case this one gets rejected.

Anne
I did try to keep it on the subtle side. I always keep my Audacity and/or MP3 files - as a reader or as a DPL - until the whole project is published. And as someone with pretty impaired hearing I'm always sensitive to dynamic range. I'll wait for Larry's verdict.

P.S. - sigh - coronavirus prep is taking way too much of my time.
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Post by silverquill » March 25th, 2020, 8:35 pm

loon wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 4:03 pm
Chapter 4 is ready
https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/treacheryouterspace_04_rockwell_128kb.mp3
15:12

Here we meet Gigi Duarte who - spoiler - does not make it to the end of the book. There is also the first appearance of the mysterious Paralo-Ray Gun. And as I promised, echoey PA effect.
Hey, great to have another chapter!

The echo effect is quite well done. It seems quite natural in this setting for the described sound of the PA announcements. So, well done. :thumbs:
~ Larry

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Post by loon » April 9th, 2020, 4:22 am

Well, that chapter took a long time. Here's chapter 5:

https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/treacheryouterspace_05_rockwell_128kb.mp3
length: 13:26

It'll be in the MW momentarily.
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Post by silverquill » April 10th, 2020, 1:38 pm

loon wrote:
April 9th, 2020, 4:22 am
Well, that chapter took a long time. Here's chapter 5:

https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/treacheryouterspace_05_rockwell_128kb.mp3
length: 13:26

It'll be in the MW momentarily.
PL OK. Loved the effects for the announcements - fit quite naturally.
~ Larry

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Post by loon » April 27th, 2020, 7:10 pm

At long last chapter 6 is ready for PL. (One would think that lock-down/lock-in would give me more time to record and edit. That doesn't seem to be the case.) But I keep plugging away at it. If you think my voice has a lot of strange clicks you should have heard it before I edited out the worst of them!



https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/treacheryouterspace_06_rockwell_128kb.mp3
length is 18:56


This chapter introduces Dr. Joan Dale - the only female in this book. Unfortunately for her, competence doesn't buy her any speaking role in this book beyond this chapter. No, all the adventurin' in the book goes to the lads.
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