Tag: Tutorials

  • 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

  • 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

  • The art of ducking

    Ducking is an effect often used by DJs and in all kinds of broadcasting. It’s often achieved by the use of side-chain compression. Side-chaining is when you use the dynamic levels of one source to control the compression of your signal. It’s best described in example, for instance, it’s common to use this for the […]

  • Additional notes on microphones

    In the previous post on microphones I kind of assumed that you would all sit in the safety of your home while recording your podcast. Funny, it didn’t really struck me until today that some of you might be recording in a lot of different places that are far from ideal. So here you go, […]

  • More on digital file formats

    Just a quick post to say that the next part on digital file formats is now up on Broadcast Engineering. Originally posted on September 11, 2010 @ 3:29 am