Zencastr: Remote Audio Recording Service

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If there’s one element of podcasting that’s equally detested by podcasters and their listeners alike, it’s the horrible audio quality that results from most remote interviews. While Skype and Google Hangouts have all but entirely replaced actual phone interviews, those VoIP services still leave much to be desired. Many of …

Selecting Your Podcast Recording Device

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You probably have a vision in your head as to where you’ll do most of your podcasting. Maybe it’s in your office, or you’re building out a dedicated recording studio, or maybe you’ll be tracking down interview guests and interviewing them wherever you can get them to sit still for …

How to Record Remote Interviews for your Podcast

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If you plan on featuring guests on your podcast, it’s rare that everyone will be available for an in-person interview. Unless you’re strategically coordinating your guest interviews with conferences, events or some other type of travel schedule, you’ll need a plan for what are often referred to as “remote interviews” …

How to Create a Good Recording Environment

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Before we get into specific products you can buy for your recording environment, let’s quickly talk about what makes a good recording environment in the first place, and what you should avoid at all costs. There are two types of sound that make for bad recordings: ambient and reflected. Once …

Choosing Your Podcast Microphone

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Many of our podcasting partners are new to the art of audio production, and ask for our input in putting together their recording setup. One of the most obvious (and fun) tasks is choosing the right podcast microphone. We thought it would be helpful to share our input with the …