Tom Swift and His War Tank by Victor Appleton - m8b1

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Post by msfry » January 10th, 2021, 1:13 pm

Tom Swift and His War Tank by Victor Appleton ( - ).
Summary to be added later ( Nathan Fry)
  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/954
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): special: standard, plus DPL will follow along with text and note any significant discrepancies.

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Last edited by msfry on January 22nd, 2021, 5:30 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Post by m8b1 » January 13th, 2021, 3:50 pm

Hi Michelle and Nathan,

I will MC this for you. It should be all set ~ have fun!

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Post by m8b1 » January 14th, 2021, 11:18 am

Moving this on over to Going Solo, to clear the launch pad a bit! :-)

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Post by msfry » January 14th, 2021, 11:32 am

Thanks, Maria, I will set up the MW and let Nathan know. BTW, there is only one 'l' in Michele (the French spelling). My Mom is a WWII "war bride", from France.
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Post by m8b1 » January 14th, 2021, 1:52 pm

I'll try to remember to spell it with one "L", Michele ~ sorry! :-)

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Post by msfry » January 14th, 2021, 2:07 pm

m8b1 wrote:
January 14th, 2021, 1:52 pm
I'll try to remember to spell it with one "L", Michele ~ sorry! :-)
Thanks. My signature line should help you remember. :D I blame it on the Beatles, 1963, when they came out with my favorite song "Michelle, Ma Belle, these are words which go together well . . . . " the British spelling of Michele. Suddenly, even my bills and packages are delivered with the wrong spelling!!!! Even my smart phone adds an 'l' whenever I type in my name. And then there is the masculine version in French, spelled Michel. :shock:
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Post by NathanPFry » January 16th, 2021, 7:40 pm

Great! Looking forward to putting this together, y'all
. I'm reading the book a bit to get the characters in my head, but plan to start recording this week!

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Post by msfry » January 16th, 2021, 10:22 pm

Great! So you should be subscribed to this forum now and receive email messages of any posts if you have that set up. Some people elect just to get notifications. I have offered to Zoom you through that process, at your convenience.
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Post by NathanPFry » January 22nd, 2021, 10:24 am

Mom, here's Chapter 1 - it's "edited" but I didn't play with the compression, high pass or low pass filters, etc, and I didn't run it through checker, because 1) no time today and 2) I thought maybe you could look at the volume, equalization etc and zoom me on how you'd adjust/handle the post-recording. Let me know if this is ok

https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/tomswiftwartank_01_appleton_128kb.mp3

10:30 and I know I forgot the add the 5 sec at the end and left the long pause up front for compression later

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Post by msfry » January 22nd, 2021, 12:28 pm

Thanks, Nathan. I'll listen later today and offer recommendations.
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Post by msfry » January 22nd, 2021, 6:06 pm

NathanPFry wrote:
January 22nd, 2021, 10:24 am
Mom, here's Chapter 1 - it's "edited" but I didn't play with the compression, high pass or low pass filters, etc, and I didn't run it through checker, because 1) no time today and 2) I thought maybe you could look at the volume, equalization etc and zoom me on how you'd adjust/handle the post-recording. Let me know if this is ok

https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/tomswiftwartank_01_appleton_128kb.mp3

10:30 and I know I forgot the add the 5 sec at the end and left the long pause up front for compression later
I took a listen and made some notes regarding compression , bass and treble, and a few other tips I can share. Otherwise, sounds great and you handle the voices well. We can zoom tomorrow afternoon if you want to schedule about 15 minutes around 1 pm. Let me know and I'll set it up.
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