How to get good sound quality for your podcast
“Good” sound is enough… It's really about the content..
— Gordon Firemark
Develop your podcasting system and follow it every time. It simplifies thing immensely and will ensure your show is consistently high quality.You can set up a routine for yourself so that every time you record, you go through all the steps necessary to ensure your recording comes out as clean and clear as possible.
Tell family and colleagues what you're doing
Put up a sign on your door
Room size and shape
Damping Rugs, towels, blankets, coat closet, etc. specialized tools canvas paintings, squares etc.
Vibration – shock mount or boom stand off the table
Mobile phones – airplane mode
Selection – dynamic vs condenser
Pattern. Omni vs cardioid vs hyper vs shotgun
Closed vs open
Earbuds vs over the ear
Skype vs G+ vs others
Energy levels and fatigue
Quiet times vs noisy times
Avoid extremes of cold/hot/spicy
Stay hydrated and lubricated
No ice in your glass
Physical and vocal exercises
Perfection is the enemy of productivity
Very good is good enough (unless you're doing a show for audiophiles)
Get started and improve incrementally. Don't wait until everything is just right.
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