Category: Audio lingo

  • Cool Tool to Customize Your Video Podcasts

    On the internet, there’s so much that you can do and share with people from all over the globe. If you’re into the tutorial thing, you can do podcasts as well as how-to videos. The audio podcasts are great on their own. But since they’re limited to audio, they don’t have much following when compared […]

  • Audio lingo: Side-chain

    Side-chaining is when you use the dynamic levels of one source to control the compression of your signal. For podcasting ducking might be the typical use for side-chaining. But you can also use it with a compressor and an EQ to create a de-esser, or with a gate and create the opposite effect of ducking, […]

  • Be Smart: Use Podsafe Music

    Track music and sound effects are podcast essentials. Without them, chances are that your podcast will sound really flat and lack the oomph needed to capture your listener’s attention during the entire podcast. Anyone who records podcasts know this and so put much effort in finding the right music and background effects for each episode. […]

  • Sound Effects You Can Use in Audacity

    Podcasts are a great tool for storytelling. When created with the best audio quality, you can be sure to attract listeners online. And who knows, they may be interested in downloading them as well. When recording a story, however, it can be a bit boring if you simply narrate everything. There’s a way to make […]

  • Audio lingo: Microphones

    While there are more types of microphones, the three useful for podcasting are dynamic, condenser and ribbon microphones. Condenser microphones have been used for all kinds of applications for a long time, and quality varies a lot. They require some sort of power source, like phantom power. Dynamic microphones are often more directional than condensers […]