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    Hello,i have been asked to extract the word bitch from Prodigys Firestater as the kids need it for a dance they are doing, i used to use a free program some years back ,but for the life of me i cant recall what it was (old age kicking in). Any ideas on what i could use ?

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    audacity?

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    Audacity would probably do the job...

    Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder

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    ...is that even legal?!?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamzah View Post
    Hello,i have been asked to extract the word bitch from Prodigys Firestater as the kids need it for a dance they are doing, i used to use a free program some years back ,but for the life of me i cant recall what it was (old age kicking in). Any ideas on what i could use ?
    Can you not get the radio edit which will already have any swearing removed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diello View Post
    ...is that even legal?!?!
    Alternative method???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diello View Post
    ...is that even legal?!?!
    Maybe its not but i doubt very much a school is going to get done for it. DJs have been editting music for the last 25+ years and i havnt ever heard of one getting done for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diello View Post
    ...is that even legal?!?!
    Radio and TV stations edit tracks all the time to remove swear words, all you're doing is bleeping the word out, it isn't like you're sampling it and re-using it in a piece of your own material.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NickJones View Post
    Radio and TV stations edit tracks all the time to remove swear words, all you're doing is bleeping the word out, it isn't like you're sampling it and re-using it in a piece of your own material.
    No they don't, the record company supplies a radio edit

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    Sounds to me like he doesn't want to remove the word (or bleep it) but more to take the word out the song and use it elsewhere.

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    The rest of the song and it's tone are OK, but "bitch" isn't .

    I'm the trouble starter, punkin' instigator
    I'm the fear addicted, a danger illustrated

    I'm a firestarter, twisted firestarter
    You're the firestarter, twisted firestarter
    I'm a firestarter, twisted firestarter

    I'm the bitch you hated, filth infatuated - yeeeaaaah
    I'm the pain you tasted, well intoxicated

    I'm a firestarter, twisted firestarter
    You're the firestarter, twisted firestarter

    I'm the self inflicted, mind detonator - yeah
    I'm the one infected, twisted animator

    I'm a firestarter, twisted firestarter
    You're the firestarter, twisted firestarter
    I'm a firestarter, twisted firestarter
    Mind you, I'm always surprised that primary kids are encouraged to sing along with 'Grease' (the moral of which seems to be "slut yourself up to get your man").

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    The way we do it open the mp3 with Audacity, click and drag to highlight the offensive word, then Effects > Reverse. That way you can't make out the rude word, but you don't lose the pitch or beat of the song.

    Peace

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeMarchand View Post
    The rest of the song and it's tone are OK, but "bitch" isn't .

    Could be worse - could be using "Smack My Bitch Up"...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamzah View Post
    Alternative method???
    Say "I'm sorry, one does not exist and I'm not willing to break the law to produce one. Please re-think your lesson plan".

    Quote Originally Posted by j17sparky View Post
    Maybe its not but i doubt very much a school is going to get done for it.
    Not sure that makes it right. "Yes, it's illegal, but as long as you don't get caught it's OK".

    As a professional board, not sure we should be encouraging that sort of behaviour.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diello View Post
    Say "...I'm not willing to break the law to produce one".
    I agree 100%. Is it definitely illegal though?

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