We did it. Our first group project, and my first experience with making a radio show. Never thought I’d be doing any sound editing, much less participating in producing a show for airing on radio. How cool is that? I have a new appreciation for how much work goes into taking sound and making more sound out of it. What learning experience this has been!
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It had to be done.
This is the result of several hours of wading through sound clips for clubs, bars, and various establishments with poles as a main feature. My ears were bleeding, but I managed to get what I wanted into the commercial, and kept it classy (considering the material that ended up on the cutting room floor)...
This is my commercial spot for Kentucky Fried Chicken in our radio show project “Wire Buyers”, featuring product placement in “The Wire”. You’ll hear Homer Simpson, Peter Griffon, Jason Alexander in addition to Wee-Bey, Avon, and D’Angelo discussing KFC’s finest virtues. I went for funny, with segues that follow the verbal queues such as “moist towelette” leading into “soggy and limp”...
I keep seeing what I think of as “young” themes of childlike elements recurring in episodes of “The Wire”. Maybe it’s child-like innocence? Maybe it’s an innocence that’s lost, or wistfully hoped for but never attained in our view into inner city Baltimore.
My vision for an audio project is a radio show episode of “The Wire” tying together some of these “young” themes...