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Anybody Have Audio's? (Please Help!)

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  • #11
    Originally posted by 1.5 million
    yeah - what the hell - this request makes absolutly no sense to me. Am I expected to turn on a mic - say a few words about the AG and then send it in to this guy? WTF? Why doesn't he do this himself? I completely fail to see what it is he is trying to accomplish and he certainly has not taken any effort to actually explain what he is up to and to do such in any kind of manner that he should expect me to care.
    Not everything is being posted here is about you my friend, take it easy, calm down, and if you can keep it clean it's even better


    • #13

      Just for interest, what kind of music you make? Though my education was on printing design for textile, I also educated myself as musician. I had made a song named ‘’Armenian Child’’ (making songs is my hobby only). But publishing such a song most probably leads you to the court in Turkey like Orhan Pamuk. (By the way Pamuk’s trial’s canceled, I had said before, it would be so, hehe ). Maybe you are inspired from its story. Sharing is not problem. The story mentions about an Armenian child who is left motherless during deportation then sent to the Syrian deserts. Of course, in Turkish, I adorned by the support of circumstances with rhyming expressions. To write such words inevitably needs some study and that gives you an opportunity of a creative and well-founded work, so, you know, unless it is original, the work will be less valuable and not to be taken seriously.


      • #14
        From the movie "Ararat"


        • #15
          Thank you for all the links. I'll check them out tonight.

          Originally posted by 1.5 million
          yeah - what the hell - this request makes absolutly no sense to me. Am I expected to turn on a mic - say a few words about the AG and then send it in to this guy? WTF? Why doesn't he do this himself? I completely fail to see what it is he is trying to accomplish and he certainly has not taken any effort to actually explain what he is up to and to do such in any kind of manner that he should expect me to care.
          The idea is to have an intro of different audio clips of different people talking about the Genocide. Not people like you or me, giving out views, but people like Peter Jennings and his ABC special on the genocide. Random clips coming up. Audio clips of survivors, the Turks' view on it, etc.

          Why are you trying to pick a fight with me? You just don't understand what I need. The intro has no singing in it, in any way. It's just a track with audio clips.

          Originally posted by Tongue
          I think it won't have the same effect if he does the intro himself and then sings the song. I think he wants to do something like R-mean's "open wounds" video I posed about in this thread. I don't see anything wrong with it, but I can't think of any MP3 sites with interviews, etc. Reincarnated posted some great ones, try to open 'em with another computer.
          I knew someone would bring R-Mean up, and it's kind of like that, but not really. I was working on this intro a few months before I heard his song, but put the whole album on hold, and lost a bunch of audio's I already had. In the video, which is actually a skit before the song on his album, a survivor talks about the genocide. That's basically what I'm trying to do, except I need a whole bunch of different audio's to mix it together.

          I have a rough copy of it done, but I still need some new audio's.

          Thanks for all the help from the people who tried to help.


          • #16
            One-way, good luck with your project. It sounds like a wonderful project, and I fully support your efforts in making it happen. I like the idea of mixing in audio clips before the song. It seems like it will add a powerful element to your message.

            The twentyvoices website has hundreds of clips from Genocide survivors.

            Cosmos, good luck with your project too. Although, you refuse to use the word "Genocide" instead using "deportation", I think it is still valuable in the sense that it will humanize Armenians in the eyes of Turks, and that is a good thing.


            • #17

              I actually wasn't going to use this intro at all. I think after R-Mean touched on the Genocide topic, I felt like I shouldn't. Even though I had a whole song about the Genocide written and ready to record. After I heard "Open Wounds", out of respect, I didn't release it.

              A lot of Armenian rappers, and yes - I rap, release tracks on the Genocide, but I just didn't release mine, for many reasons.

              This track, however, isn't a song. As I said, it's just a track of audio clips to open my CD. It was a toss-up between two intro's, and this one really sents the mood for my CD. A little exclusive before a preview, the instrumental used is the "Orchestral Version" of the "Requiem for a Dream" theme.

              I came across this a few years ago, and once I heard it, I fell in love with it. It totally alters my mood, from whatever I am, to sad. So after I decided to put it on the album, I thought I'd toss those audio's of the Genocide on it, to give it a better feel.

              I actually just let my mother hear the rough copy of the intro and she began to cry. She had heard my Genocide track last year, and she didn't cry, she just loved it. So if she cried at the ROUGH copy of the intro track, I think I'm doing the right thing.


              • #18
                One-Way, I wish you the best, and please let us know if or when you release your CD


                • #19
                  Thanks for all the love, and I'll be sure to let everyone here know when it's ready.


                  • #20
                    Peter Balakian