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An introductory guide to recording an audio podcast on a computer with a microphone and free open-source software. This advice document will help users with little or no experience of recording audio to record their voice onto their computer using free software and simple peripherals. It then covers basic processing and editing of their recording and mastering it to a final format - in this case MP3. Simple instructions are then given for delivering this recording as a podcast through an institution's VLE and for archiving projects. Suitable material for podcasting Creating an Audio Podcast |JISC Digital Media
JISC Digital Media Zak Mensah on Monday 11 April 2011 5by5 Studios is a series of podcast shows that cover everything web related and many of the shows are listened to by members of our team. Dan Benjamin, founder of 5by5 has just released his 2011 podcasting equipment guide . We are always keen to see other peoples set-ups and as fans of the show this is particularly exciting. Seeing other people's set-ups and approaches to production is a great way to guage potential new workflows and identify kit that may suit your needs. Dan Benjamins guide features excellent advice on choosing equipment, such as which microphones work best in noisy environments, and which microphone stand to choose, all based on experience rather than simply on cost and features, and he comfortably explains the compatibility of different bits of equipment.
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Audio: Microphone Guide A guide to microphone characteristics, selection and care Introduction Microphones represent the primary point of interface between the world of real acoustic sound, and digital recording devices. There can be many stages in the chain between the two, but the process of plucking soundwaves from the air is - by definition - the sole domain of the microphone. Microphones are the first stage in the recording chain, and as such their performance will define much of the quality "ceiling" of the remaining production process.
Audio: Basic Audio Editing This document addresses some basic techniques used when editing digital audio within a DAE (Digital Audio Editor). It assumes little or no previous knowledge and experience of audio editing and offers advice on how and when to use common tools within the editing environment Introduction Editing audio files offers a multitude of possibilities for manipulating sound. From getting rid of unwanted noises to sonically reshaping a waveform beyond any recognisable form to the original, editing can be a very powerful tool.
Ever get a sudden, inexplicably irresistible desire for karaoke? Maybe you like the music of a song but can’t stand the lead singer? Here’s how to use remove the vocals from most music tracks in a few simple steps. How It Works Vocals are normally placed in the “center channel.”
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Zak Mensah on Wednesday 13 July 2011 For any beginners working with digital audio, or anyone who is struggling with finding their way around thier digital audio software platform, this short screencast covers the basics, using Audacity, Reaper and Logic as examples. This screencast is designed to accompany our document The Digital Audio Software Environment . Introduction to the Digital Audio Software Enviroment
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