Why not just record straight into your audio editor? It saves time, it’s there, right there in front of you on Audacity or Garageband or even Hindenburg. This is great, on one level, but…
Ah there’s always a but! But then you have but one version of your recording. Does this not make you feel a little uneasy? What if, and I hate the phrase, “What if?” but what if the file is corrupted? What if your laptop fried itself? Continue reading “External Recording Devices”
Oh this topic causes more “discussion” than just about any other in the podcasting sphere. That being said, these are my recommendations. Feel free to disagree, argue and contact me.(Insert smiley face here).
What gear you need depends upon what you are doing. A solo producer doing monologues will need a different setup from a vox populi specialist out in the streets. Or would they??? Hmm. I’ll get to that. Continue reading “What gear do you really need?”
Podcast Essentials ~ Recording the voice is a key part of the podcast process. This is an area when new players are confused and older ex-radio types and hi fidelity aficionados can lead the modern podcast producer astray.
Being comfortable with your mic is essential. It becomes an extension of you. Not consciously, it just happens one day and we only realise afterwards. Continue reading “Microphones and Alternatives.”