The Actual Sounds of Hell

Earlier this week I created an audio of what I thought the highway to hell would sound like for me. I was hopeful that those sounds would be the worst part of my trip to hell. But sadly I was wrong. Come to find out there’s sound in hell as well as on the highway to hell and this is what it sounds like:

A Music Parody of Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen…

One of the assignments this week in audio that I decided to do was “Music Parody“. It was worth 3 stars. The point of the assignment was to pick a song you like and a verse in the song that you want to work with. Now rewrite the lyrics in this section to make a parody.

I use to like the song back in the day when it came out but have since come to find it incredibly annoying, but I thought it would be a good song to make a parody out of because there are so many different parodies of this song out in the world. I also just knew that I am not musically inclined and I did not want to RUIN a song that I actually like and then every time I listen to it be remembered of the injustice I did to that song.

I started off trying to write lyrics about current events but after running it by my sister she said it got “too aggressive too quick” and so she and I came up with the lyrics for the parody. (This actually did not happen…my dog is a good girl and only will occasionally hump her bed NOT little ladies). Hopefully, you all find it funny because that’s what I was going for.

Creating the Parody:

Creating the parody wasn’t too bad. I wish I could have found an effect in Audacity to change my hideous voice but I was unable to find one so I had to leave it the way it was. Here are the steps I took to create my parody:

Step 1: Find a song you like and the part of the song you want to work with and rewrite the lyrics:

Hey, I just met you and this is crazy

Hey, I just walked out and I saw something crazy 

But here’s my number, so call me maybe

My dog was humping a little lady  

It’s hard to look right at you baby

She tried to get awayyyy but my dog didn’t let her

But here’s my number, so call me maybe

My dog was humping a little lady

Hey I just met you and this is crazy

I thought it was crazyyy and so did my mommmm

But here’s my number, so call me maybe

But then more dogs came and humped the lady  

And all the other boys try to chase me

Then my dog backed off and walked away

But here’s my number, so call me maybe

But then she went back and humped the lady 

Step 2: Go to Audacity and hit the red record button and record your parody

Step 3: Use your computer or phone (I used my phone because my computer had worse audio than my phone) to record the song you want include in the track using the red record button (do this in a second “section”)

Step 4: Edit at your will:

  • Make sure you click “solo” when editing one specific piece
  • To have the song fade out: highlight select and drag a portion then click “effects” –> “studio fade out

Step 5: Click “solo” then click “solo” again to unsolo the track and hit the green play button to listen to what you created.

Step 6: Once you are done click “file” –> “export” –> “export as MP3

3 Replies to “The Actual Sounds of Hell”

  1. I give you so much credit for recording yourself. I laughed out loud listening, so consider your goal, accomplished. Did you try changing your pitch in Audacity?

    1. Thank you lol! I did try changing my pitch after I recorded and it didn’t work, it was harder to understand what I was saying. Do you know if I should have changed the pitch beforehand? Is that even a thing?

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