About

I completed the sound design and editing for the story, The Joint Before Xmas by Nick Orchard. The episode was published in the short story memoir podcast, Memoria.

Project Date: Dec 2020
Client: Memoria
Format: Podcast
Role: Sound editor, Sound designer
Categories: Podcast, Sound editing, Sound design

Description

As a teenager on Christmas Eve, I escape the watchful eyes of my relatives for a moment of solitude. However, when a fire breaks out, the family must come together in a collective effort to save the farm.

Nick Orchard is a Melbourne-based writer, social worker and former professional rapper. Nick has previously published on The Dad Website, and is currently writing a novel exploring themes of homelessness, community and overcoming trauma.

Acknowledgements

Memoria was written,  produced, edited and presented by Natalie V.

The Joint Before Xmas was written and read by Nick Orchard.

Music in this episode was by Blue Dot Sessions, Sage the Hunter, When in the West and The Envelope.

Illustrations by Peta Manning. Her book, See Me Doodle, is out now.

Credits

03225 diesel car driving away
By Robinhood76
CC BY-NC 3.0
https://freesound.org/people/Robinhood76/sounds/135192/ 

180081 Curtains 01
By FST180081
CC BY 3.0
https://freesound.org/people/FST180081/sounds/441793/ 

Crowd shouting on the street
By Hellonyou
CC BY-NC 3.0
https://freesound.org/people/hellonyou/sounds/380103/ 

Dinner table ambience
By Mr_Alden
CC BY-NC 3.0
https://freesound.org/people/Mr_Alden/sounds/365676/ 

Drinking Water Bottle
By NebbiaOne
CC BY-NC 3.0
https://freesound.org/people/NebbiaOne/sounds/407651/ 

Empty Beer Bottles Clinking, Clanking
By Fugeni
CC0 1.0
https://freesound.org/people/Fugeni/sounds/416288/ 

Fire Brigade Siren – Street – Cars
By LanDub
CC0 1.0
https://freesound.org/people/LanDub/sounds/203913/ 

Footsteps, Tile, Male Tennis Shoes, Slow Pace
By SpliceSound
CC0 1.0
https://freesound.org/people/SpliceSound/sounds/170498/ 

Hip-Hop loop #17
By Decentyo
CC0 1.0
https://freesound.org/people/decentyo/sounds/209911/ 

Lighting a Cigarette Taking Drag
By User_7146007
CC0 1.0
https://freesound.org/people/deleted_user_7146007/sounds/383764/ 

Putting out fire
By SoundMarnus
CC BY 3.0
https://freesound.org/people/SoundMarnus/sounds/491782/ 

RagingFireplace
By Kkswinso
CC0 1.0
https://freesound.org/people/kkswinso/sounds/187300/ 

Rolling paper roll joint
By Kyles
CC0 1.0
https://freesound.org/people/kyles/sounds/454157/ 

Rotary phone dial numbers
By Iwdickens
CC0 1.0
https://freesound.org/people/lwdickens/sounds/269383/ 

Rural Australia morning birds
By Tim.kahn
CC BY-NC 3.0
https://freesound.org/people/tim.kahn/sounds/233743/ 

Sample Screen Doors
By SvennSound
CC0 1.0
https://freesound.org/people/SvennSound/sounds/421798/ 

Smoking Variations
By Fluffayfish
CC BY-NC 3.0
https://freesound.org/people/Fluffayfish/sounds/327806/ 

Watercarpet
By Mikaelfernstrom
CC BY 3.0
https://freesound.org/people/mikaelfernstrom/sounds/68742/ 

Water, Pouring, A
By InspectorJ
CC BY 3.0
https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/421184/

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