Disco Siri Takes One For The Team

“Now that we have a #ds106 radio up and running creating a 15 to 30 second bumper for the station. What is a bumper? It is a short recording that identifies the radio station with signature music or an expression that makes sure the listeners know what they are tuned into (see So for ds106 it should certainly include “DS106 Radio” and some sort of message about the station with voice over music.”

Create A Ds106 Radio Bumper

This assinment grew around the fact that I don’t really like to hear my voice in recordings at the moment. So I recruited Google translate to do the speaking for me. 

I found a cool song on Freesound that I think matched the vibe of the computer generated voice as best as a song cloud, then played around in iMove to get it how I wanted it to be. Basically I just added a few fades and called it a day. 

I did try to add another beat and also a buzzing noise to the clip for extra dimension, but both of those experiments turned out ear-bleedingly badly so I kept it simple.  

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