LibriVox Community Podcast No. 134

Posted on November 15, 2013 by | Posted in about LibriVox, For Volunteers, Librivox Community Podcast, Podcast, recording tips | Comments: 1 Comment on LibriVox Community Podcast No. 134

Listen to LibriVox Community Podcast #134 hosted by Piotr Nater (Piotrek81).


Duration: 22:59

Before You Press Record: Tips and Tricks Part 1

Featuring Algy Pug, MaryAnn Spiegel, Nina Brown, Julia Niedermaier, Barbara Baker, Lars Rolander, Rapunzelina, WoollyBee.

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0:00 Introduction
00:49 Algy Pug on the reader’s role and the right mindset
04:09 Algy Pug on room preparation
05:25 MaryAnnSpiegel on giving your room suitable acoustics
08:47 Nina Brown on how she minimizes background noise
09:13 J_N on controlling her surroundings for possible sources of noise
10:02 Barbara2 on preparing her surroundings
10:52 Rowland on finding the right place and on his microphone
12:00 Algy Pug on microphone selection and maintenance
13:36 MaryAnnSpiegel on her recording setup
14:24 Algy Pug on how to prepare yourself and what to avoid
16:14 J_N on preparing herself
16:37 Nina Brown on preparing herself
17:44 Rapunzelina on preparing herself
18:47 WoollyBee on how her setup evolved over time
22:37 Conclusion

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1 comment

  1. Jason Mills says:

    That was fun. And remember to take the battery out of your wall-clock before you hit Record! I’ve ruined more than one recording with background ticking…

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