What the hell is over editing??? When we begin, we think and speak more quickly than is “natural” for the audio space. This is generally a trap for new players.
Guilty again. My first episode, recorded, edited and then forwarded to Rich for a listen. He very politely suggested that it was a little bit staccato. I waited a day, re-listened. It was choppy, it was like a machine gun delivery. Nothing like the flow of natural speech. So back to the recorder and a redo. I’m sure the second editing wasn’t that much better but it was better. Continue reading “Over editing”
Want to start a fight between audiophiles? Tell them stereo is a waste of bandwidth, step back and enjoy the show.
As I discussed in the Auphonic post, I’m firmly in the mono camp. What this discussion comes down to, in my mind, is the end user. Continue reading “Mono Vs Stereo (ps Mono is better for podcasting!)”
Auphonic processing is the last thing I do before publishing.
Auphonic is a post production tool for polishing your audio. It is a web based tool but you can purchase a desktop version. It does many things. Some are useful for podcasters some are for musicians. I’ll run through what I use Auphonic for and why. Continue reading “Auphonic: A fan’s rave!”
Do you think you’re good enough to not edit? This is an area of great concern. Both our own bias confirmation tendencies and the possibility of a Dunning Kruger effect can lead us astray. The ancients understood this well, they called it hubris. In the creative field there is a fine line between genius and self deluded belief in our own genius.
Continue reading “Editing Vs Raw Audio”