Audio Interface Tips

How to Connect a Preamp to an Audio Interface?

New podcasters usually have many questions regarding equipment setup. One of the queries they often have is how to connect a preamp to an audio interface. A pre-amplifier converts weak mic-level signals into strong line-level signals. And an interface connects a mic to a computer. You have to connect the preamp to the mic using an XLR cable, and the preamp to the interface using a TRS cable. This connection …

Audio Interface Tips

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 vs Scarlett Solo – Which is Better?

Scarlett 2i2 is an amazing audio interface I use to record e.g. Improve Podcast School. But when buying it I initially hesitated between Scarlett 2i2 vs Scarlett Solo. In general, Scarlett Solo can record only 1 mic and only 1 audio input, so it is only good for one person to record. Scarlett 2i2 will allow you to record 2 mics on separate audio tracks allowing for easy editing. 2i2 …

Tools to Podcast for Free

How Can You Podcast for Free in 2022? A Step-by-step Guide

Launching a podcast is an exciting thing, but it can quickly become expensive. I’ve used and tested dozens of free and paid tools, so I can confidently tell you how you can podcast for free. In general, you can start a podcast for free. Many free tools allow for recording, editing, and publishing a podcast. The paid tools offer more options, run faster, and are better designed. Most advanced podcast …

Podcasting Microphone

What is the Best Microphone for Podcasting in 2022? Review of TOP mics

The best microphone for podcasting in 2021 in each tech category is: Shure SM7B – best dynamic microphone (overall winner) Rode NT1-A – best condenser microphone (very detailed) Shure MV7 – best USB microphone (super easy to use) Overall, the best microphone for podcasting is the dynamic mic, Shure SM7B. It comes with a great: Quality – dynamic, balanced, warm, top-quality audio Capabilities – flexibility, durability, quiet, shielding, design Future …

Best Podcast Editing Software DAW

Best Podcast Editing Software 2022 | Free & Paid | Mac & PC

Editing podcasts can be a smooth and nice experience, but it also can be an uphill battle. Picking the best podcast editing software for your needs will save you priceless hours. The best podcast editing software is Adobe Audition due to its powerful set of features, excellent noise reduction features, and advanced audio track restoration and compression. For Mac users, Logic Pro is the most optimized, powerful, and easy-to-use option. …

Best podcasting gear

Best Podcast Equipment in 2022 (For Beginners & Pros)

As I have spent over $13k on different podcasting equipment and used it for a long time, I have clear favorite devices that will help anyone looking for the best podcast equipment at any price point. Investment in the correct audio equipment is extremely important for podcasting. Your audio setup needs to be correctly selected to ensure: Best possible capabilities to capture great audio and minimize time spent on editing …

Podcasting mic setup for improved audio quality

How to Setup a Microphone? 20 Tips for Pro Quality

The first time I bought a good recording mic, I struggled to get the best audio out of it. It was frustrating as the mic price was over $200. Now, after years of experimenting with many mics, I can comfortably tell you how to set up your microphone for the best quality. Your correct microphone setup will solve many potential audio issues, but I will also cover few additional parameters …

Podcasting setup equipment to start

Best Podcasting Setup for Every Budget (2022 Beginner & Pro Gear)

In my blog posts, I have elaborately discussed different podcasting topics, from content creation, monetization to podcasting setup. I have tried to guide you on basic things that bother a beginner like choosing the right topic. And stuff that concerns an established podcaster, like monetization. Each time I have highlighted that quality content and engagement with the audience is a podcaster’s key to success.  However, now I wish to touch …

Effective professional podcasting voice tips

19 voice tips – effective professional podcasting guide

Below you can find 19 effective voice tips to make your podcast sound professionally. We classify them into general categories: Location – choosing, soundproofing, improving acoustics Equipment – microphones, headphones, stand, filters, maintenance Technical – setup, recording, editing Vocals – voice technique Below you will find a list of technical tips to keep the quality of your recorded audio consistently strong throughout all your episodes. The goal here is to …

Improve sound of your podcasting room

7 Tips to Improve Podcast Audio Quality for Less than $200

Even if you are recording your podcast from a room with bad acoustical conditions there are still ways you can quickly improve your podcast audio quality. You can do it in just one afternoon for less than $200. Perform basic insulation to windows and doors, Use large and heavy curtains and carpets Use pillows and portable shield booth to dampen the sound even further. Many people don’t have the luxury …