[CHILDREN] Lightfoot, the Leaping Goat by Richard Barnum-mtf

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Post by silverquill » February 24th, 2021, 2:59 pm

slgill wrote:
February 24th, 2021, 2:10 pm
Here is Ch.10, "Lightfoot in the Woods"- https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/lightfoot_10_barnum_128kb.mp3

file length- 11:21

I really liked narrating this chapter. Hope all is well with it!

:) Sue
Oh, so glad to hear this!
Rich will be along to give a PL report.
Thanks so much.
~ Larry

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Post by loon » February 24th, 2021, 3:36 pm

slgill wrote:
February 24th, 2021, 2:10 pm
Here is Ch.10, "Lightfoot in the Woods"- https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/lightfoot_10_barnum_128kb.mp3

file length- 11:21

I really liked narrating this chapter. Hope all is well with it!
Sue - all is well with it. Chapter 10 - Lightfoot in the Woods - PL OK.

So you know, the difference in volume between the background noise in your recording and your voice is almost 51 dB - really quite good.
All the chapters in Lightfoot are claimed but you'll find lots of other chapters in other books just as fun. :-)
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Post by slgill » February 25th, 2021, 9:39 am

loon wrote:
February 24th, 2021, 3:36 pm

Sue - all is well with it. Chapter 10 - Lightfoot in the Woods - PL OK.

So you know, the difference in volume between the background noise in your recording and your voice is almost 51 dB - really quite good.
All the chapters in Lightfoot are claimed but you'll find lots of other chapters in other books just as fun. :-)
Awesome! Thanks for the feedback about the volume.... so can I take this to mean that my room acoustics, mic placement, and gain setting are good and I shouldn't mess with them? Or are there still things I should try to help my audio? I feel like a lot of mouth clicks get picked up in the middle of words where I have my gain set at. Were they noticeable to you?

Thanks, Sue

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Post by loon » February 25th, 2021, 11:16 am

slgill wrote:
February 25th, 2021, 9:39 am

Awesome! Thanks for the feedback about the volume.... so can I take this to mean that my room acoustics, mic placement, and gain setting are good and I shouldn't mess with them? Or are there still things I should try to help my audio? I feel like a lot of mouth clicks get picked up in the middle of words where I have my gain set at. Were they noticeable to you?
Sue -

Yes, your room and mic arrangement sound just fine. Your gain setting could be around 1.5 dB lower but your chapter was easily in the LibriVox range so that's nothing to worry about.

We're all fussy about the way our own voice sounds on a playback. Mouth clicks? In your voice? Nah; listen to my voice if you want to hear mouth clicks.

The important things I'm not hearing from your setup:
I'm not hearing plosives; blowing into the mic on 'p' or 't' sounds
I'm not hearing the jackhammer factory next door
I'm not hearing any echoey "I'm recording this in a tiled bathroom" sound

Summary: carry on and record a lot.
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Post by silverquill » February 25th, 2021, 11:26 am

I second that, Sue! Your recordings here and other projects where I've listened are just fine. :D
~ Larry

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Post by slgill » February 25th, 2021, 1:34 pm

Rich and Larry,

Thank you for your replies! It's nice to know that my set-up is good and that the mouth clicks I hear on playback drive only me nuts and no other listeners! Ha!

I appreciate y'all's feedback! Off to record some more!

:) Sue

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Post by loon » February 27th, 2021, 3:37 pm

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February 27th, 2021, 12:32 pm
Chapter 11: Lightfoot Meets Slicko

9:40

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/Lightfoot_11_barnum_128kb.mp3
Aric - two small changes:

1) The filename needs to be in all lower case, so - lightfoot_11_barnum_128kb.mp3
2) You should leave half a second to a full second of silence at the beginning of the recording - half a second is ideal.

Please edit a bit of silence onto the very beginning of the recording, rename the file in all lower case and upload it again. Everything else about the recording is just fine.
Rich Brown
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Post by loon » March 1st, 2021, 4:07 pm

Chapter 8 - Lightfoot on a Voyage - PL OK. Thanks!
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Post by AricReed » March 3rd, 2021, 9:26 am

Here's the updated version with the correct file name and the addition of .5 seconds of silence at the beginning.


https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/lightfoot_11_barnum_128kb.mp3

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Post by silverquill » March 3rd, 2021, 10:31 am

AricReed wrote:
March 3rd, 2021, 9:26 am
Here's the updated version with the correct file name and the addition of .5 seconds of silence at the beginning.


https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/lightfoot_11_barnum_128kb.mp3
Thank you!
I've marked this Ready for PL.
~ Larry

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Post by loon » March 3rd, 2021, 10:50 am

silverquill wrote:
March 3rd, 2021, 10:31 am
AricReed wrote:
March 3rd, 2021, 9:26 am
Here's the updated version with the correct file name and the addition of .5 seconds of silence at the beginning.


https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/lightfoot_11_barnum_128kb.mp3
Thank you!
I've marked this Ready for PL.
And I have marked it PL OK. Thanks Aric.
You have some minor mic popping here and there in the chapter - which might be prevented in the future by moving the microphone a bit off to the side so your P and T sounds don't have you puffing directly at it.

We are down to two chapters left.
Rich Brown
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