In today’s deep-dive Rode NT1-A review, I want to cover this utter workhorse of a microphone. It’s one of those mics you’ll find just about anywhere, in music, radio, and voice over studios around the world. Not only that, but it’s fast becoming a top choice for podcasters looking to start recording with their first
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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
Podcast Equipment is easily the ‘most visited’ category here on thePodcastHost.com. It seems that podcasters, at least a particularly geeky group of us, are suckers for a piece of shiny gear. And yes, we all know that a $500 microphone doesn’t mean better content, but damn, it doesn’t half look good on our desks, right?! So,
Podcast studio cable management. A truly riveting subject! It is actually one of these weird subcultures in the tech world though. I hadn’t realised this until I was recently handed the task of tidying up our own studio. There are folks out there who are obsessed with keeping cables tidy. And there’s lots of products
Will audio cable crossing cause a hum? Will it cause total protonic reversal? Let’s find out!
Compression, used properly, can really improve your podcast’s audio. Here’s how.
The Rode PSA1 can take a lot of weight off of your podcast recording.
There’s a plethora of entry-level digital recorders on the market nowadays. And whilst I usually find myself recommending the Zoom H1 or the Tascam DR-05 to beginners, I’m always open to trying out new models. Granted, the Sony ICD-PX470 probably isn’t designed to compete with the H1 or the DR-05, but it is made by