Learn how to set up and record audio for your podcast.
Techniques for cleaning up audio and setting it to broadcast standard.
Piece your episode together with intro & outro music, then create an MP3 ready for upload!
What We Cover
Intro & Audio Interface Setup
- How to setup your audio interface to record and playback.
- Recording your first podcast in the Waveform view of Adobe Audition.
- Playing back the audio you’ve just recorded.
Audio Levels & Noise Reduction
- How to Normalize your audio to increase the volume.
- Using the Noise Reduction effect to remove unwanted sounds.
- Spotting noise in the Spectral Frequency View of Adobe Audition CC.
- Setting up a Noise Gate for your podcast.
- Rolling off bass rumble picked up by your podcast microphone.
Top, Tail & Remove Mistakes
- Top and tail your podcast using the Crop feature in Adobe Audition CC.
- Removing umhs and aahs in the Waveform view.
- Using the Spot Healing Brush tool to remove random clicks and pops.
Insert Intros & Outros in Multitrack
- Working in the Multitrack of Adobe Audition CC.
- Labeling, removing and adding individual tracks in Multitrack.
- Moving audio around in the Multitrack.
- Adding intros and outros and mixing with your podcast recording.
- Fading in, fading out music and adjusting audio volume levels.
Mixdown & Save MP3 File
- How to mixdown a Multitrack session to the Waveform view.
- Adjusting MP3 bitrate and sample settings.
- Saving your completed podcast as an MP3 file that is ready to ID3 tag and upload.
Adobe Audition Expert
Mike Russell is an audio production wizard, specializing in all things Adobe Audition. He runs audio branding company Music Radio Creative, who make jingles for radio, DJs, and podcasters.