The below article provides help to Pod Paste clients with their home recordings during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.
If you’ve somehow stumbled here from the powers of internet search, Welcome! Hopefully, we can help you podcast better, during these interesting and testing times.
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Imagine this: You’ve just received an email from your favourite podcast. They are promoting their new episode with a guest that you love. It’s a deep dive into the guest’s life, ethos and how they built their business. [Insert excited emoji]
You are so excited that you immediately open up your go-to podcast player and dive into the episode. It buffers for ten seconds. You wait patiently. It starts playing and you hastily pop your headphones on to commence a lean-in listening session.
The interview segment starts, but you are confused. You ask yourself these rapid-fire questions in a foggy haze of disbelief:
- Why is there so much echo (sound-wave reflection)?
- Is that a jackhammer in the background?
- What kind of buzz is that; a fridge or an air-con unit?
You wait and think it will get better. But at the five-minute mark, you can’t understand half the words that the guest is saying and you give up. [Insert dejected emoji]
We’ve all been there. It is the sub-standard audio quality zone. Do-do-do-do. [Cue twilight zone music] It’s a thing, and it seems like it’s invading a lot of podcasts from novice to experts.Continue reading “Make Home Audio Recordings Sound Better”