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LibriVox Community Podcast No. 135

Posted on December 5, 2013 by | Posted in about LibriVox, For Volunteers, Librivox Community Podcast, Podcast, recording tips | Comments: Comments Off on LibriVox Community Podcast No. 135

Listen to LibriVox Community Podcast #135 hosted by Piotr Nater (Piotrek81). Duration: 21:44

Before You Press Record: Tips and Tricks Part 2

Featuring  Julia Niedermaier, Bob Gonzalez, Barbara Baker, Lars Rolander, Kimberly Krause.

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00:00 – Intro
00:44 Julia_N on selecting and working with her text
05:28 bobgon55 on his text preparation routine
09:17 NinaBrown on the tricks she uses to make reading easier
11:11 Barbara2 on making hard texts more readable
12:46 Lars Rolander on preparing his texts
14:13 Peppersnoodles93 on how she adjusted her recording set-up over time
20:39 outro

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We are interested in whatever feedback – positive or constructively critical – anyone has about our podcasts. Add a comment below or pop over to this forum thread. Any member of the community who has contributed readings to the LibriVox catalog can host a podcast and is most welcome to do so. Visit this thread on the forum to express an interest and float your ideas.

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To Subscribe to the Librivox Community Podcast, go to: http://feeds.feedburner.com/LibrivoxCommunityPodcast Or hit this itunes link to get you to the subscribe page: http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=203970211

Recent past LibriVox Community Podcast files can be found at our spot on: Archive.org and archived shows for previous years can be found at: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.

Archived shownotes for the Community Podcast can be found at: http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/ And the rss feed for those shownotes is: http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/feed

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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).

[audio:http://archive.org/download/librivox_community_2013/librivox_community_podcast_134.mp3]

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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We are interested in whatever feedback – positive or constructively critical – anyone has about our podcasts. Add a comment below or pop over to this forum thread.

Any member of the community who has contributed readings to the LibriVox catalog can host a podcast and is most welcome to do so. Visit this thread on the forum to express an interest and float your ideas.

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To Subscribe to the Librivox Community Podcast, go to:
http://feeds.feedburner.com/LibrivoxCommunityPodcast

Or hit this itunes link to get you to the subscribe page:
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=203970211

Recent past LibriVox Community Podcast files can be found at our spot on: Archive.org and archived shows for previous years can be found at: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, and 2012.

Archived shownotes for the Community Podcast can be found at:
http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/

And the rss feed for those shownotes is:
http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/feed

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Librivox Community Podcast #58- technical podcast #5

Posted on October 20, 2007 by | Posted in Librivox Community Podcast, News, recording tips | Comments: 1 Comment on Librivox Community Podcast #58- technical podcast #5

Listen to Librivox Community Podcast Show #58–MojoMove Tech Voxcast #5 [audio:http://www.archive.org/download/librivox_community/librivox_community_podcast_58.mp3]

This week’s hosts are Robert Scott and M.L. Cohen.
The theme for the show is: To Breathe or not to Breathe
( Breaths and lipsmacks etc…)

Past and present Librivox Community Podcast files can be found at Archive.org

Archived shownotes for the Librivox Community Podcast can be found at http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/
and the rss feed for those shownotes is http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/feed

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how-to: podcast

Posted on November 23, 2005 by | Posted in News, recording tips | Comments: Comments Off on how-to: podcast

If you’re wondering what podcasting is all about, have a look at this: Verbalism: Podcast How To – Screencast.

And if you prefer to read about it, I’ve put up a tutorial on my own site, here: Hugh’s Podcasting 101

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