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Post by KevinS » April 15th, 2020, 1:11 pm

Steven Seitel wrote:
April 15th, 2020, 9:28 am
Hi, Kevin..what a great list of Pirate stories! Thanks.

I'll take a crack at Hearts of Three by Jack London as a solo. I've started the process in the Launch Pad.

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I've marked the project as IN PROGRESS.
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Post by sunny1849 » June 24th, 2020, 7:41 pm

I think I would like to try to take on The Book of Buried Treasure https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/33318
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Post by KevinS » June 25th, 2020, 4:41 am

sunny1849 wrote:
June 24th, 2020, 7:41 pm
I think I would like to try to take on The Book of Buried Treasure https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/33318
I hope you will. Looks interesting!
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Post by TriciaG » June 25th, 2020, 5:29 am

sunny1849 wrote:
June 24th, 2020, 7:41 pm
I think I would like to try to take on The Book of Buried Treasure https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/33318
HUGE book - about 13-14 hours of finished recording! :shock: You may want to do at least a couple longer sections in group projects first, to get a feel for recording and editing long sections.
Hatfields & McCoys sensationalist account: An American Vendetta
Jack London short stories: The Strength of the Strong
Mystery: Dope, by Sax Rohmer
The one that started them all: Self-Help, by Samuel Smiles

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Post by carlosrecio » July 13th, 2020, 8:59 am

Hi! I'm planning on reading Blackbeard: Buccaneer, and was wondering if I should post my recordings to this forum. Also, is there a specific filename and MC I should use when saving my files?

Thanks!
Carlos

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Post by TriciaG » July 13th, 2020, 9:11 am

carlosrecio wrote:
July 13th, 2020, 8:59 am
Hi! I'm planning on reading Blackbeard: Buccaneer, and was wondering if I should post my recordings to this forum. Also, is there a specific filename and MC I should use when saving my files?

Thanks!
Carlos
viewtopic.php?f=28&t=13513

Please do a 1-minute test first, though.
Hatfields & McCoys sensationalist account: An American Vendetta
Jack London short stories: The Strength of the Strong
Mystery: Dope, by Sax Rohmer
The one that started them all: Self-Help, by Samuel Smiles

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Post by KevinS » July 13th, 2020, 11:38 am

These tests are usually posted elsewhere, but this will work.

Your volume is at least 6dB too low. If you would bring it up, say, 8dB, then you'll be ready.

I'll check back a bit later.

And welcome!
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Post by carlosrecio » July 13th, 2020, 1:44 pm

Thanks so much for taking a look at this Kevin!

I did an additional recording with higher amplification of my volume. Please let me know if this is better: https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/testing_2_-_amplified_volume.mp3

Thanks again for your help and guidance!
Carlos

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Post by KevinS » July 14th, 2020, 7:02 am

carlosrecio wrote:
July 13th, 2020, 1:44 pm
Thanks so much for taking a look at this Kevin!

I did an additional recording with higher amplification of my volume. Please let me know if this is better: https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/testing_2_-_amplified_volume.mp3

Thanks again for your help and guidance!
Carlos
This is great! You're ready to record!
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Post by carlosrecio » July 14th, 2020, 7:39 am

Awesome! Thanks Kevin.

Should I post my chapter by chapter recordings of Blackbeard: Buccaneer here in this forum, or elsewhere? Also, when uploading, who should I select as the MC?

Best,
Carlos

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Post by TriciaG » July 14th, 2020, 7:42 am

carlosrecio wrote:
July 14th, 2020, 7:39 am
Awesome! Thanks Kevin.

Should I post my chapter by chapter recordings of Blackbeard: Buccaneer here in this forum, or elsewhere? Also, when uploading, who should I select as the MC?

Best,
Carlos
viewtopic.php?f=28&t=13513
(as I posted before). ;)
Hatfields & McCoys sensationalist account: An American Vendetta
Jack London short stories: The Strength of the Strong
Mystery: Dope, by Sax Rohmer
The one that started them all: Self-Help, by Samuel Smiles

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Post by carlosrecio » July 14th, 2020, 8:11 am

Thanks Tricia! :)

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Post by KevinS » July 14th, 2020, 8:20 am

carlosrecio wrote:
July 14th, 2020, 8:11 am
Thanks Tricia! :)
The MC selects you. For me, however, they have a policy of forcing the one who draws the short straw to MC mine.
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Post by carlosrecio » July 14th, 2020, 8:58 am

haha, thanks again Kevin! :D

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