Category: Tutorials

  • Gates and expanders – low noise worst enemy

    Until Flux released something called a de-compressor, I would have said that the expander is the exact opposite of a compressor. You can pretty much tell it from the name, right? While the signal above the set threshold is toned down with a compressor, it’s the signal below the threshold that’s toned down with an […]

  • Cleaning It Up

    So you got your recording done, all is dandy, until you discover cracks, pops and hums all over the piece! What to do? Don’t fear, if there is in one advantage that digital has over analog, it’s in the cleanness field. Originally posted on June 16, 2011 @ 9:10 am

  • Podcasting on a Budget

    Time for another ‘gear roundup post’. Or perhaps I should categorize this as a ‘getting started post’? Whatever you call it I thought it was time for another one of those. I’ve decided to split it up into two posts. This first one will as the name suggests deal with what you need to start […]

  • The Phone Interview

    An integral part of making content for your podcast is sourcing information from various sources. This often means interviewing people. An interview face to face while recording your podcast is a great way of making your podcast very interesting. But unfortunately, sometimes this is not possible. The only way to do the interview would be […]

  • A Short Video Describing Pop Shields

    Here’s a short video of a guy talking about pop shields or pop filters. Originally posted on July 11, 2011 @ 8:03 am