Clipping and Gain Staging

Aural Fixation: Clipping & Gain Staging

Of all the common issues in recording, by far the most common problem I hear in audio from my clients is clipping.   Clipping is the flattening of the top frequencies of any audio file. When you add your file into Adobe Audition or Audacity for editing, the software will be unable to create the

When Is It Okay To Use Poor Sounding Audio1

When Is It Okay To Use Poor Sounding Audio?

It’s never been easier for hobbyists and amateur podcasters to produce a high quality show. But there will still likely be times when your audio sounds less than optimal (to put it politely). And you need to know how to deal with that. The good news is that bad sounding audio doesn’t have to mean

Recording Skype into a Digital Recorder

Recording Skype into a Digital Recorder

Recording an interviewee or co-host remotely is one of the most common practices in podcasting. Though there are many tools and apps that can record calls online for you, some podcasters prefer to put their faith in the trusty digital recorder. So how do you record a Skype call into your digital recorder? Well, there’s