by Charlie Meyerson | October 8, 2015
by George Drake, Jr. | August 25, 2015
As an amateur podcaster with small pockets, I know how difficult making a quality audio program can be. I’ve spent a fair amount of money on high-quality accessories, but I still have nowhere close to a professional studio. Many people resort to what they have: Cell phones and laptops as microphones and “quiet spaces” like garages or basements as studios. While these work out just fine for some people, here’s my list of five things I see as “must-haves” for creating a broadcast-ready podcast or radio show:
by James VanOsdol | June 1, 2015
Unless you’re specifically trying to include ambient noise in a story or piece of content, we recommend recording somewhere quiet.
Most non-industry audio creators don’t have a tricked-out, soundproofed, acoustically-perfect home studio. You can tip the odds in your favor by retreating to the most quiet place in your home (smaller rooms, even closets, tend to work well).
by James VanOsdol | April 20, 2015
Before you start planning a show, you’ll need to have a way to record it. The options are dizzying, and vary in both quality and cost.
While we couldn’t possibly come up with a “definitive list” of equipment resources, we wanted to offer up a handful of starter ideas, based on experience level: rookie and amateur (if you’re a pro, you probably feel pretty secure in the equipment choices you’ve made).