Audio Feature Discussion

Check out the PG iPod: hear PG poets reading their poems.

Postby camus » Wed Oct 18, 2006 2:28 pm

Hey some new contributors, all good stuff.

Lia,

I've not had the opportunity to attend any readings, and to be honest not sure I'd have the bottle!
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Postby Lia » Wed Oct 18, 2006 8:36 pm

Oh, these are great.

Stuart, you really do lift the poem from the page and give it so much more meaning. A very calm and comfortable voice. I realise that a key element to reading is to slow down.. I must try that out next time.

Do you take requests? I’d love to hear Bocca di Laparu and The Corsican Wife.

Mick, though I’m hearing it slightly muffled this end, it doesn’t damage the listening. I do believe this is the natural voice of a storyteller.. another reading that lifts the poem from the page and perfectly. I was just thinking how good it would be to have an audio CD with ALL (cough cough) the PG member’s recordings on… what a thought!

and Kris, you surprise me.

I was thinking of just going along to a few more open mic sessions, then drinking a bottle (or two) and throwing myself at the stage. What do you think? .. of course, there's always the disguise option-- a red curly wig and sunglasses!

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p.s. where are all the women hiding?
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Postby camus » Wed Oct 18, 2006 9:02 pm

a red curly wig and sunglasses!

"Are you having a laugh, is she having a laugh?"

Yeh could work.

"Let's play Numberwang!"

Sorry caught up in inane comedy catchphrases.
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Postby Lia » Wed Oct 18, 2006 9:34 pm

..looks like you're brewing up for a comedy club, Kris.

Do I even want to ask what Numberwang is?
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Postby Nicola » Thu Oct 19, 2006 7:50 am

2 new poems have been added.

Vizzavona by ccvulture (stu) and Calendar Girl by jester (mick).

Thanks both.
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Postby ccvulture » Thu Oct 19, 2006 9:25 pm

Lia - get on that stage! They're ok at the Hobbit, really they are!

Requests eh? Nothing too kinky ;o. I will be giving the rest of the Corsican Life a go soon...

Numberwang rules! I wish I could go on it.

Stu

PS Nicki thanx for posting Vizzavona.
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Postby Lia » Fri Oct 20, 2006 3:29 pm

haha.. let me think on that one.

But yeah, the Hobbit seems ok, though I've only been once. Their open mic is every Thursday. Maybe I will give it a try, but I'm gonna go a few more times first!

Can't wait to hear the rest of Corsican Life.

Look 4wd to it :wink:

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Postby Nicola » Mon Nov 06, 2006 11:48 am

Barrie has made it to the audio stage. Have uploaded 3 poems. Great stuff.

Thanks to kozmik (again) for improving the sound quality.
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Postby Nicola » Tue Nov 07, 2006 10:44 am

Have included another of Keith's - 'A Sunday's Drive'. Check out the accent.
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Postby Bombadil » Tue Nov 07, 2006 3:01 pm

uh oh.
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Postby Nicola » Wed Nov 08, 2006 11:32 am

And Barrie has recorded 2 more - top quality.
A Beer and Red Lion Inn.

He has also re-recorded the other 3 so quality of all is great now.
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Postby Lia » Sun Nov 12, 2006 8:57 pm

Barrie, I didn't realise these were here already! I had a feeling you'd be terrific at this audio thing.. very comfortable, just like talking. I can't pick a favourite (though I tried), but glad you made a recording of Red Lion Inn as well.

I'm jealous of this northern/Lancs type accent that some of you have.

And speaking of accents.. I liked the one you tried on for size, A.S., in A Sunday's Drive!-- it brought a smile, and a fine poem too.

I'm still thinking we need some women in here to set the balance though.

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Postby pseud » Sun Nov 12, 2006 9:38 pm

Have included another of Keith's - 'A Sunday's Drive'. Check out the accent.


haha
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Re: Audio Feature Discussion

Postby Nicola » Mon Sep 29, 2008 7:42 am

I've just added Barrie's Echoes ....
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Re: Audio Feature Discussion

Postby Nicola » Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:40 am

There's no stopping him now - Barrie has recorded Titus and it's uploaded.
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Re: Audio Feature Discussion

Postby Nicola » Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:01 pm

Have added Plain Talking by Barrie.
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