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What's in a Microphone?

12/14/2017
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Today: The ins and outs of microphones, and why to think twice if you're first thought is the Blue Yeti. To get the low down how to get your podcast sounding great, check out our Guide section And if you're new to podcasting, be sure to check out our Complete Guide to Podcast Editing Or if you want us to take your podcast to the next level, come see why people love Podigy's podcast editing

Duration:00:08:10

Breaking Up With Audacity

12/7/2017
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Audacity is bad for you. You've known that for a while, right? You keep promising yourself you'll leaven and find a real DAW, someone who will treat your audio right. But you just haven't yet. We're here to help you make the leap. To get the low down how to get your podcast sounding great, check out our Guide section And if you're new to podcasting, be sure to check out our Complete Guide to Podcast Editing Or if you want us to take your podcast to the next level, come see why people...

Duration:00:11:51

Boutique Plugins and Podcasters Don’t Mix

11/30/2017
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It's that time of the year when plugins go on sale for ridiculous prices. And you'll probably see a lot of plugins promising analog warmth in your digital recordings. Those are great plugins for the most part, but also they are probably not what you're looking for. Today we dive into the messy world of boutique plugins. To get the low down how to get your podcast sounding great, check out our Guide section And if you're new to podcasting, be sure to check out our Complete Guide to...

Duration:00:10:04

Gain Staging: The Powerful Tool You Didn’t Know You Were Using

11/16/2017
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Gain staging is something every podcaster, knowingly or otherwise, does for each track in each episode of their podcast. Knowing what it is and how to use it can make gain staging a powerful tool to work around problems common to podcasting like high noise floors. Find out more in this episode! To get the low down how to get your podcast sounding great, check out our Guide section And if you're new to podcasting, be sure to check out our Complete Guide to Podcast Editing Or if you want...

Duration:00:06:32

Why Bad Audio Makes Great Podcasts

11/8/2017
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Bad audio makes for great podcasts. More specifically, big podcasts like Stuff You Should Know use low bitrates for a reason: they are trying to maximize the amount of listeners they can get by making their product as small to download as possible. Does their podcast sound worse by doing so? Absolutely! But there is genius in how hard they work to sound just that bad. More in today’s episode! To get the low down how to get your podcast sounding great, check out our Guide section And if...

Duration:00:05:00

Gates - When to use them and why to never use them

11/1/2017
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Gates are very simple in concept, but very tough to get right, especially with podcast audio tracks that typically have a lot more than just the speaker's voice going on. Learn all about them, listen to Riley stumble through a mathematics lesson, and find out the best way to use a gate if you absolutely have to on today's episode. To get the low down how to get your podcast sounding great, check out our Guide section And if you're new to podcasting, be sure to check out our Complete...

Duration:00:06:09

How To Render Your Podcast, Explained

10/23/2017
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There are a lot of things to get right when deciding ont he best way to render your podcast. We break down why mono is better than joint stereo, why CBR files are an unfortunate necessity and the myth that you can't use AAC files. To get the low down how to get your podcast sounding great, check out our Guide section And if you're new to podcasting, be sure to check out our Complete Guide to Podcast Editing Or if you want us to take your podcast to the next level, come see why people...

Duration:00:15:36

Bit Depth, Sample Rate and Buffer Size, Everything You Need To Know Before Recording

10/20/2017
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This is a bit of an addendum to our Podcast Recording Guide, delving deeper into a few terms that we noticed podcasters seemed a little shaky on. However, the great thing is for all of these, you only have to set them once and then forget about them! To get the low down how to get your podcast sounding great, check out our Guide section And if you're new to podcasting, be sure to check out our Complete Guide to Podcast Editing Or if you want us to take your podcast to the next level,...

Duration:00:09:10

Mix Buss Mega Episode

10/13/2017
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This is it! Our mega episode for all of our per-track effects. EQ, Compression, De-Essers, and Multiband Compressors. No filler, just explinations and tips for getting your podcast sounding great quickly! To get the low down how to get your podcast sounding great, check out our Guide section And if you're new to podcasting, be sure to check out our Complete Guide to Podcast Editing Or if you want us to take your podcast to the next level, come see why people love Podigy's podcast editing

Duration:00:30:00

Master FX for Podcasts

9/15/2017
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Today we're talking the do's and do not's of master effects chains for podcasts. The biggest "do not" is: don't over do it. If you're spending a lot of time on the mastering chain trying to get your levels right, you'd be better off going back through your tracks and adjusting them individually to get a better mix To get the low down how to master your podcast, head over to our accompanying article about de-essers And if you're new to podcasting, be sure to check out our Complete Guide...

Duration:00:07:25

Multiband Compression For Podcasts

9/14/2017
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Following up on our article about de-essers, today we look at multiband compressors. Both are frequency-specific (a la EQ), compressors, but whereas de-essers only reduce sibilance, multiband compressors can be used on any part of the spectrum. For podcasters there is one great and simple way to implement multiband compression on our vocal tracks. To get the low down on our MBC tip to our accompanying article about de-essers And if you're new to podcasting, be sure to check out our...

Duration:00:05:45

De-essers for Podcasts

9/8/2017
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A de-esser is a podcaster’s best friend. It reduces the sibilance (words with “sss” or “shh” sounds, like ship, chip, sip, zip, or jump) of phrases so that they don’t jump out in listeners’ ears. It is literally a de “sss”er. Once you start listening for sibilance, you’ll never be able to unhear it, and I apologize for that, but it is all in an effort to help you make a better podcast! To sharpen your de-essing skills head to our accompanying article about de-essers And if you're new to...

Duration:00:07:28

Compression for Podcasts

9/6/2017
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Compressors are perhaps the most misunderstood and misused of all the tools podcasters have at their disposal to edit podcasts. They’ve been on every single episode of a big name podcast that you’ve listened to, yet you are probably a little shaky on what they’re doing, and when to use them. Today we’re going to make clear what a compressor does, what all of its components are supposed to do, and the best places in your FX chains to use them. We’ll also go through the simplest free...

Duration:00:11:10

EQ

8/31/2017
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In this, the inaugural episode of The Podcaster’s Podcast, Riley Byrne from Podigy.co takes you through how to effectively use EQ in your podcast. Anytime you start editing a podcast, an EQ will be the first thing we start using, and probably the last thing we’ll adjust. It’s our swiss army knife to fix all sorts of problems that we might run into, so it’s very important we learn to use it correctly. To sharpen your EQ skills head to https://podigy.co/2017/09/01/podcasters-eq/ For our...

Duration:00:08:19