A good microphone and a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) will get you a long way in the production of your podcast. When it comes time for post-production, however, depending on your DAW, more tools may be needed in order to achieve the professional-quality sound that give your words and ideas polish and clarity. For most,
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When podcasters think about ways to get more listeners, their mind usually jumps to things like marketing and advertising. Podcasters might be willing to spend great deals of money to get better numbers for their podcast when really, what’s most helpful is free things you can do to improve your listener’s experience. It’s not that
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This guide, put together by our resident audio engineer Matt Boudreau, is aimed at intermediate-level podcasters who’ve been working with audio for a while now. If you’ve started to find your feet with your content and the general logistics of podcasting, and are now ready to take your audio quality up a notch, then this
Sound recording is a garbage in, garbage out process. That is, the sound quality of your final product can only be as good as the quality of the sound recordings that go into the project from the start. Too often, the words “get it in post” are uttered for things that can’t be fixed in
Audio Drama can be one of the most complex types of podcast to create. From planning to publishing, the entire process dwarfs that of a conversational podcast. For this reason, serialised Audio Dramas are a lot less sustainable than other types of podcast. Few (if any) Audio Dramas run on an ongoing weekly episode schedule.
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So you’ve decided that it’s appropriate to add music to your podcast, and you’ve thought about the genre you want, and the mood and tone you want to set. It’s time then to look at the specifics of how to add music to your mix, and the ways music can be used to add structure
Most podcasters want to add music tracks to their show. It’s an instinctive choice – we know that music can make our voice sound richer, or more evocative, and our guests sound more authoritative. We know that the right music can do so much to help create the mood we want for our show, whether
You’ve just recorded a 40 minute conversation for your latest podcast episode. You load it into your DAW (your editing software) and stare at the lengthy waveform. What now? What should you take out? What should you leave in? There are no real rules here, but you should consider the following things before you get