It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas!
There’s not much sign of snow in Southwark, where Audioboo HQ is based, so it’s doubtful that 2011 bring a white Christmas. That doesn’t mean we can’t get into the festive spirit, and we’ve been helped along by lots of members of the Audioboo family, sharing their Christmassy audio with us.
From testing out the best mince pies:
…to an incredible rendition of Carol of the Bells, where all parts are sung by RossEskimo’s wife Christine, then edited together:
We’ve got some lively Australians getting advice on how to use feng shui can cut down on family tensions at Christmas:
..and a Christmassy ice-cream van:
There are enthusiastic school choirs, singing their hearts out:
..but if children singing Christmas songs isn’t your bag, maybe this Christmas rap will give you something to think about:
I took a trip to Budapest and came across this interesting combination of beat-boxing and handbells at a Christmas market, which I recorded to prove I wasn’t making it up…
…and we this radio report found out the truth about nativity plays:
Hopefully you’re feeling suitably festive now. Enjoy yourselves, but don’t over-indulge too much over Christmas… let this final Christmas Audioboo pick serve as a warning to you all!
We’d love you to share your festive fun with us – don’t forget to tag your audio with “Christmas” so we can feel part of your celebrations. I learnt last year that the US misses out on the joy of Christmas crackers – so perhaps you could record the cracker pulling experience – complete with Auntie Dot reading out the jokes! (Don’t forget to tag them with “#Cracker”)