Audio

RØDECaster Pro: How to broadcast live without any computer

RØDECaster Pro: How to broadcast live without any computer

Updated article, January 13, 2019. After my second article about the RØDECaster Pro, a series of tweets initiated by Rob Greenlee suggested that the device should contain 5G to…

RØDECaster Pro-an unappreciated gem for LIVE production

RØDECaster Pro-an unappreciated gem for LIVE production

The ideal tools for LIVE production and broadcast are often different from those used for the opposite production process, which is heavily focused on a time-consuming MULTITRACK post-production…

Tascam US–2X2 preamp/A-D converter interface review

Tascam US–2X2 preamp/A-D converter interface review

The Tascam US-2×2 is an audio interface which offers two mic preamps/A-D & D-A converters. Those two mic preamps offer up to 57 dB…

Chromebook/ChromeOS audio production: a maturing platform

Chromebook/ChromeOS audio production: a maturing platform

In several past articles, I have reviewed and provided workflows for Auphonic (the apps), Cleanfeed Pro and Hindenburg Journalist Pro, but those were not tested on a Chromebook. Instead, I…

How to fix bad dialogue using EQ

How to fix bad dialogue using EQ

Equalization is one of the most crucial steps in taming a soundtrack. It’s also the step at which most editors hand their sound files to a dedicated audio engineer…

Sennheiser Memory Mic: the “wireless” mic/body recorder review

Sennheiser Memory Mic: the “wireless” mic/body recorder review

The Sennheiser Memory Mic is a “wireless” mic/body recorder that auto-synchronizes audio that it records with the companion app that can shoot video. In fact, the device hardware…

RØDECaster Pro audio console-first look

RØDECaster Pro audio console-first look

The Australian microphone manufacturer RØDE has just announced its new RØDECaster Pro audio integrated console for live or live-to-drive production, be it for radio or television…

4 automatic audio mixers ≤US$1000 cure bleed/spill/crosstalk

4 automatic audio mixers ≤US$1000 cure bleed/spill/crosstalk

Have you been disappointed when your audio quality drops exponentially as you add more microphones with a talk show, interview or reality, due to a phenomenon called spill, bleed or…

Hindenburg Journalist Pro, the multitrack editor made for audio storytellers

Hindenburg Journalist Pro, the multitrack editor made for audio storytellers

In BeyondPodcasting episode 9, Allan Tépper covers his favorite multitrack editor for audio storytellers, Hindenburg Journalist Pro. His remote guest —directly from Denmark— is Nick Dunkerley, Creative Director of…

Compression: the editor’s secret weapon for taming audio

Compression: the editor’s secret weapon for taming audio

Far too many editors are afraid to touch audio tools like parametric EQ and compression. It’s unfortunate, since the fundamentals are easy to grasp and the payoff is immediate…

9 reasons why the RØDE SC6-L is radically different from the SC6

9 reasons why the RØDE SC6-L is radically different from the SC6

After publishing my first-look article called RØDE SC6-L: a game-changer for compact 2-track recording on iOS devices, I have heard several people inaccurately say that…

Cleanfeed: remote recording and live broadcasting that’s better than a double-ender

Cleanfeed: remote recording and live broadcasting that’s better than a double-ender

In BeyondPodcasting episode 7, I have a detailed conversation with Marc Bakos of Cleanfeed, the online service that allows remote recording and live broadcasting that’s even better than a…

RØDE SC6-L: a game-changer for compact 2-track recording on iOS devices

RØDE SC6-L: a game-changer for compact 2-track recording on iOS devices

Although I have not yet received a review unit, I can already feel that RØDE’s recently announced US$79 RØDE SC6-L is likely to become a…

Review: Zoom SSH-6 (stereo) shotgun microphone for in-field interviews and more

Review: Zoom SSH-6 (stereo) shotgun microphone for in-field interviews and more

This article review is mostly about the Zoom SSH-6 (stereo) shotgun microphone (with mono mode), and partially about the Zoom H5 recorder. It’s also about how I have…

Audio Go-To Plugins – 28 Weeks of Post Audio Redux

Audio Go-To Plugins – 28 Weeks of Post Audio Redux

Editor’s Note: “28 Weeks of Post Audio” originally ran over the course of 28 weeks starting in November of 2016. Given the renewed focus on the…