Summary I was watching a video on YouTube, and an ad began to play. I usually click the “Skip” button, but this one had my interest. The ad was about Acoustic Sounds, a business based in Salina, Kansas. Here’s the 27-minute ad for you to enjoy, and below it, some links and commentary. Acoustic Sounds… Continue reading Lessons from Acoustic Sounds
Podcast Production Notes and Review (Podcast E11)
In Episode #11, I look back at the past 10 episodes and talk about how I want to continue improving the message presentation and audio quality. I review some of the challenges of producing the first 10 shows. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap… Continue reading Podcast Production Notes and Review (Podcast E11)
NPR Small House Interview from 15 May 2006 (Podcast E8)
In Episode #8, I share an interview that I did with NPR for the All Things Considered show on 15 May 2006. The title of that show was “Tiny Houses Find a Friend on the Gulf Coast.” Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or… Continue reading NPR Small House Interview from 15 May 2006 (Podcast E8)
Podcasting: The Q&A Show Format
A good format for a podcast show is to have a Q&A session. This encourages having some structure to the podcast, with some defined topics. It’s a good format for videos or articles as well. With the current shelter-in-place and social distancing that most people are participating in, podcasters have a few options for inviting… Continue reading Podcasting: The Q&A Show Format
Podcasting: Everything you need to know to start and grow a successful show.
If you’re an existing podcaster or planning to start, a great article for getting started or improving your content is “How to Start a Podcast” by Buzzsprout, a popular podcast hosting and distribution service. Buzzsprout has also produced the following excellent 8-part video series on podcasting. PART 1 – How to Start a Podcast Learn… Continue reading Podcasting: Everything you need to know to start and grow a successful show.
How to make a high quality audio or video recording with two people in different locations.
This page describes the equipment and process required to make a high quality audio or video recording with two people in different locations. In summary, both participants will want to have a phone to communicate and a good quality recording device. Then, the two high quality recordings will be merged to make a single recording.… Continue reading How to make a high quality audio or video recording with two people in different locations.
How to Share an iPad Voice Memo Audio Recording and Save on Google Drive
The Voice Memo program on iPhone and iPad lets you make high quality audio recordings. By default, they are saved to iCloud across your devices, and will even show up on an Apple computer automatically if you are logged into iCloud. However, Sharing these recordings can be a bit tricky. The file size can be… Continue reading How to Share an iPad Voice Memo Audio Recording and Save on Google Drive
Audio Recording Equipment for Podcasting
Podcasting production requires audio recording equipment with a high level of quality because unlike video, the listener is focused on the entirety of the sound quality without any visual to draw their attention. Below are some suggestions for creating a simple high quality recording, and a brief introduction to the service you’ll need to get… Continue reading Audio Recording Equipment for Podcasting
Audio Cassette Conversion Analog to Digital Workflow Process Checklist
This video describes a workflow/process used when converting audio cassettes from analog to digital. A spreadsheet keeps track of tasks remaining and those completed. Video by Greg Johnson (9 Apr 2019) Learn more at ResourcesForLife.com/audio
Noise Level and dB Exposure Charts: How loud is too loud?
RFL > Audio Services The charts below help determine what levels of noise exposure are safe – how much noise for how long. Note: Unless otherwise indicated, sources for these charts are unknown. If you are the creator / owner of the above content, contact us to be credited, or you may request that we… Continue reading Noise Level and dB Exposure Charts: How loud is too loud?
Denon 625R / 425R Receiver User Guide Owners Manual
Below is a PDF version of the user guide and owners manual for the Denon 625R and 425R receiver, also available on Scribd.
Re-Boxing Review: Onkyo TX-RZ620 Receiver
This is a ‘re-boxing’ (rather than unboxing) review of the Onkyo TX-RZ620 home theater receiver as compared to the Onkyo TX-NR777.