In this week, Michael Branson Smith’s ds106 class is moving into the audio assignments, and I like the concept for a new one he designed, Movie Voice Machines:
Create a voice mail message for a character in a film or tv show. Use samples, impressions, and/or music to create your message.
See what Michael provided for that Vader dude with the breathing problem.
I just gave it a go and made this one for a little guy named “Alfred” who likely is not the best at answering his phone.
I cobbled this together in Audacity, my main audio editing tool hands down. I downloaded two clips from YouTube (one for the intro music and the other for the closing tone). There are a gazillion ways to do this, I use a Chrome Extemsion- Download Youtube as MP4. It provides a small drop down menu to any YouTube page:
I then did my own imitation in the middle.
You can actually import these directly into Audacity (no need to convert to audio) to use for editing.