straight down the line

Radio Bumper

For this assignment, I had to create a bumper for DS106 Radio. Using Garageband, I created a leaning wall of dissonant noise. A simulated electric guitar then plays the opening notes of Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, a piece that I feel pairs well with many of the thematic elements of Noir. A trumpet fall follows this, leading into background radio noises and a drum beat. I asked my girlfriend to record her voice saying, “You’re listening to DS106 Radio” because my voice wasn’t dramatic enough for the intended effect. The soundbite ends with a prerecorded sound effect of a woman counting down.

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