TPS085: Auphonic and Loudness Standards with Georg Holzmann

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Post processing your audio podcast can be a daunting task. Where do you start? What effects do you use? How to adjust the effects once you choose them? These questions and many more like them can easily scare a podcaster away from doing any polishing of their audio podcast file.

But if you’re interested in rounding out your sound to make it better overall and don’t want to learn the tech behind doing it there’s Auphonic.com. On this episode I’m talking with Georg Holtmann, the creator of Auphonic, software for helping you get the best audio possible. Auphonic Logo

Of course the first step is to record it well. I like to say, you can’t make bad audio good, you can only make it less bad. For that reason you’ll want to make sure you have a decent microphone, a quite recording space and a few other pieces (pop filter, quite preamp, etc.) before you even think about processing your audio. The better the audio, the better the software and processing will work.  [Read more]

TPS084: USB Power and When Do You Need a Mix-Minus?

You've decided you want to record Skype interviews or a remote co-host and you've heard about using a mix-minus setup. How do you know if this applies to your podcast? On this episode I talk about how to know when you need a mix-minus as well how … [Read more]

TPS083: Setting Up a Mix-Minus and Hosting Pitfalls

If you want to record Skype using a mixer you're going to need how to setup a mix-minus. The video below will show you how to go about setting that up and the linked post below will describe the entire process as well as show you detailed photographs … [Read more]

How to Setup a Mix Minus for Recording Skype

Want to record Skype calls for your podcast interviews? This is how you do it. Scroll down to see a complete photo walkthrough and description of the steps demonstrated in this video.   Recording a Skype conversation or any other VOIP … [Read more]

TPS082: Zoom H6 and Crowdfunding for Podcasters

There are many ways to record your podcast. One of my favorites is directly to a digital audio recorder. The Zoom H6 is the newest in a long line of audio recorders but this one stands out amongst them all. With four truly dedicated microphone inputs … [Read more]

Recording Skype with No Mixer or Software

Recording a Skype interview for podcasting can be a tricky process. There are "easy" ways to do this such as software like Audio Hijack Pro for Mac and Pamela for Windows but they can still be hard to setup and of course anytime you're using software … [Read more]

TPS 081: Reaching Your True Audience and Growing Your Podcast

I'm back in The Studio after spending a week in Las Vegas attending and speaking at New Media Expo 2014 (NMX). It was, as you could probably guess, a great time. If you're a podcaster who enjoys meeting other podcasters and learning how to better … [Read more]