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#15: Audio post production part 1 – normalisation

Posted: September 10th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: post production | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on #15: Audio post production part 1 – normalisation

In a rather short show today I go into the scintillating world of audio post production – and specifically normalisation. So don your propeller hats and prepare to enter the world of the audiophile. It’ll be worth it though – because this is laying the foundation for the other post production stuff we need to cover such as audio compression – more of that in a later episode…

In other news – here’s Julia Armstrong’s site – and specifically Julia’s podcasts.

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#13: Adding music to your podcast

Posted: August 27th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: post production, recording | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Today I delve into the whole area of tracks in audio podcast production and where to find music.

Some places to find music for your podcast:

#12: Audio editing

Posted: August 20th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: post production | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »

Today I cover the essence of audio editing, what it is and how it’s best done.

In other news, RIM announce the new Blackberry Podcast Catalogue and Podcast app that allow the user to subscribe to and download show on the move! Thanks to Cliff Ravenscraft of Podcast Answer Man for bringing this to my attention.

Here’s the URL to go to to submit your podcasts to the Blackberry Podcast Catalogue:

#8: Recording with Audacity

Posted: July 23rd, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: recording | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Audacity is a free, open source program that allows you to record, edit, process and mix audio. In today’s show I go over the basics of what it is, how to install the LAME MP3 encoder, how to record, and how to save and export an MP3 file.

#7: Skype recording software

Posted: July 16th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: creating content | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

After a rough, sleepless, windy night, followed by an afternoon power nap, I discuss the oft-asked topic of recording conversations from Skype. We start the show with a voice question from Kathryn Colas of Simply Hormones – she’s starting the Simply Hormones Podcast.

Software mentioned:

#5: How to talk from the heart

Posted: July 2nd, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: creating content | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Podcasting is all about honesty and authenticity. it’s important to be able to speak from the heart. But this is not always as easy as it sounds. Here are 5 easy tips to get you on your way to speaking with conviction, authenticity and passion.

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#4: How to interview

Posted: June 25th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: creating content | Tags: , | 2 Comments »

I think interviews are one of #3: the best things you can do Der on your building podcast. In today’s show, I #1: brain dump VS all I have learned about the best way to interview your guests wholesale nfl jerseys in my cheap nba jerseys 4 years of podcasting.

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#3: Microphones to get started

Posted: June 18th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: microphones | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on #3: Microphones to get started

What’s the best microphone Its to get started in podcasting?

I start off talking about headsets in general – Plantronics do Галерея nice ones.

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For a good condenser microphone – take a look at the Samson C01U. Get it from Dolphin Music (UK), (USA).

The Blue Snowball is another condenser microphone wholesale mlb jerseys worth considering. You can buy this from (UK), Apple Store (UK), Dolphin Music (UK) (USA)

Both these mics plug straight into your dell’ computer via USB.

I talk about the Shure SM58 – Off this is a popular, robust dynamic microphone class=”light”>Oxted (It’s the one I use on this podcast). Bear in mind with this mic that you’ll need something to plug wholesale nfl jerseys it into – it has #2: an XLR plug that wont plug directly into your computer. You’ll need an XLR to USB interface, a mixer or a cheap nfl jerseys separate audio recorder with XLR inputs such as the Zoom H4.

Purchase the SM58 from (UK)Dolphin Music (UK) (USA).

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#2: The building blocks of podcast delivery

Posted: June 11th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: hosting, RSS | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on #2: The building blocks of podcast delivery

Where is it best to host your podcast files? What sort of website should your podcast be? What is an RSS feed? I was prompted to answer wholesale MLB jerseys these questions when my friend 5enses: Paul Lompoc, asked about hosting companies.

In this episode on I paint a picture of the the ideal we podcast distribution setup.