The Shure SM57 is a popular microphone in the world of audio production, particularly for musicians – but is it any good for podcasting? Let’s find out… Who Is It Suited To? The SM57 is the brother of the Shure SM58, a microphone famed for its affordability, and the fact that it’s practically indestructible. There are
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Discover the pros and the cons of the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2, plus listen to recording samples!
The Rode Procaster is a broadcast quality dynamic microphone designed to record vocals. It’s extremely popular for podcasting and voice-over work.
Acoustic blankets and sound treatment arguably aren’t as popular in podcasting as they should be. We tend to get hung up on buying and upgrading things like mics, mixers, and audio plugins. Yet the environment we record in is of prime importance for how our content sounds. Acoustic blankets are something I’ve overlooked in the
The Sony MDR-7506s are a pair of studio monitor headphones that have become omnipresent in the world’s recording and production studios. They’re a no-frills, simple as you like, pair of headphones that are made for listening to audio without the typical frequency response rollercoaster you might hear on a pair of Beats, for example. Headphones
Focusrite Scarlett Solo is a compact, affordable, USB audio interface and pre-amp, built for solo recording.
The Rode NT1-A is a staple of budget recordings everywhere. It can be found in music, radio, and voice over studios around the world. It’s also become a popular choice for podcasters looking to start recording with their first condenser mic. Cost of the Rode NT1-A A condenser microphone uses a power supply, or pre-amp,
We have a lot of terms in sound for “clean” that pertain to the quality of the sound you are recording or editing: clean, muddy, wet, dry, dirty. With all these terms used so frequently, it seems ironic that in the process of recording and our laser-like focus on the edit, many sound technicians, myself
Mobile and portable recording appeals to many podcasters in the medium. Not being tied down to any one space gives you freedom and flexibility, and allows you to record your content as and when the opportunity arises. Traditionally the trade off here has either been to carry around at least a couple of bits of
Recording Live Music for your podcast is a cool and creative way of making content. However it requires astute planning beforehand. Imagine this; You’ve just turned up at a live event to record some, what will surely be, excellent content for your podcast. Uh oh! You open the bag and quickly realise the equipment hasn’t