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Story Format | How to Make a Fiction Podcast #1

If you’ve got a great idea for a story then, arguably, the best thing you can do with it nowadays is to turn it into a fiction podcast. Why? Well,…

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Zoom H1 Digital Recorder

Zoom H1 Review: The Extra-Mobile Digital Recorder

Zoom’s is the smallest (and cheapest – $100/£80) in the well respected Zoom recorder family. Whilst Zoom has beefed up their newer models over the recent years with many more features,…

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Why Record Your Podcast Outdoors

Why Record Your Podcast Outdoors? (or in the Car!)

When we think of an image of podcasting, it usually involves microphones, mixers, and computers. Think ‘podcast recording space’ and you’ll imagine bedrooms, cupboards, or basements. There’s a good reason for this, as these images…

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It’s About Time | Fiction Podcast of the Week

Okay time for something a little more light-hearted this week. It’s About Time is an entertaining comedy series which ran for two seasons between October 2014 and November 2015. It…

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Shure Beta 58A - A Podcasting Review

Shure Beta 58A: A Podcasting Review

The is a dynamic XLR mic and costs around £126/$150. The mic’s little cousin, Shure’s SM58, is a popular microphone amongst podcasters and musicians alike. There’s a noticeable price jump between…

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The Podcraft Podcast

Podcraft Workshop – The Audio Drama Production Podcast

It’s a special mid-season episode and crossover with the Audio Drama Production Podcast co-host/producer Matthew McLean. Matthew is also our Head of Audio Production here at The Podcast Host. Recently…

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The Cleansed | Fiction Podcast of the Week

I found out about The Cleansed back in 2012, as creator Fred Greenhalgh was also the host of Radio Drama Revival, a podcast I was listening to religiously. As a big…

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Lavalier Microphones Roundup for Podcasters & Interviewers

Lavalier Microphones Roundup for Podcasters & Interviewers

Lavalier microphones or ‘lav mics’ (also referred to as collar, body, or lapel mics) are most commonly associated with TV and film work. They’re really small microphones which pin to…

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Fire on the Mound | Fiction Podcast of the Week

Fire on the Mound has been on my radar for around a year. I had listened to the opening episodes a while back but recently made a decision to revisit…

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ATR-3350 Lavalier Microphone: a Podcasting Review

The ATR-3350 (or to use it’s Sunday name) is an omnidirectional condenser lavalier mic, which sells for the truly affordable price of £22/$21. So, what’s a lavalier? When we think…

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