Podcast audio quality improvements

Podcasting room acoustics – how your room impacts your audio quality?

In this article we will cover: Sound basics – sound wave behavior, frequency, pitch and loudness Sound waves interactions – reflection, transmission, diffraction Reverberations and diffusion Understanding how sound behaves in our podcasting studio is an essential first step to appreciate the value and importance of soundproofing and implementing acoustical treatment. Both will improve your audio quality, make you sound like a professional and help to build a larger audience. …

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Best XLR and USB Cable Choices for Podcasting in 2020

In this article we will focus: Basics of analog audio XLR cables Features differentiating premium cables feature vs. standard cable How to choose the right analog audio cables for recording podcast XLR best audio cables for podcasting recommendations Is upgrading to premium audio cables worth the investment? In this article, we will consider if there are enough reasons to go from $5-10 cable to premium cables and spending an additional …

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Podcasting without a studio – 8 key areas to focus on

Key areas to focus on when podcasting without a studio for better overall podcast quality are: Noises mitigation – schedule, environment Basic soundproofing – choosing the best room, permanent actions, ad hoc actions Equipment – good setup will solve some problems Vocal quality, great content, value for the audience When you don’t even have a homemade studio to work on your podcasting recording you will be faced with sound quality …

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7 Steps for an Easy DIY Home Studio Soundproofing

To improve the sound quality of your audio recording you need to perform home studio soundproofing, which actually has two main objectives: Soundproofing – limiting and stopping all the external sound sources Acoustical treatment – controlling disturbances which can be caused by your own voice in an untreated room The importance of room acoustics can’t be underestimated if you want to perform effective home studio soundproofing. It is easy to …

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Can I Use Music In My Podcast Safely and Legally in 2020?

In general, music is protected by copyrights. Don’t infringe them. There are no exceptions for short or heavily remixed samples. There is a Set of Principles in Fair Use for Journalism. Many free samples available under Creative Commons license Professional samples can be purchased inexpensively. An effective podcast episode needs to have music samples. We have covered this in our article containing planning tips for podcast episodes. In this article, …

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How to publish a podcast in 4 easy steps? (Beginners Guide)

How to publish a podcast? It’s easy. Just follow those 4 steps. Record, edit and save your podcast Choose a media host (like Podbean) which will store your files and serve them to listeners Get an RSS feed link from your host (a web feed allowing to access updates to online content) Submit your RSS link to directories where users search for and listen to their podcast How a file …