SonicMaps is a new Locative Audio (GPS AudioTour) platform that’s designed to be a complete solution for sound geolocation. With SonicMaps, you can create an audio guide to a popular place, a located music composition/playlist, audio games (e.g. Treasure Hunt), located poetry, or simply send geolocated audio messages to your friends. Using the 3D audio […]
I-Jingle Pro is an app that turns your iPad into a professional jingle/sample cart player. Easy to use controls let you either play up to 8 jingles simultaneously, cross fade 2 jingles, fade out the first jingle while starting the next or simply stop the first and start the next. So called 2nd touch settings allow you […]
This is a demo video for the iRig Mic Cast, whic is a $40 portable micrphone for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The iRig Mic Cast is designed for recording podcasts, interviews, lectures, voice memos and speeches. It features a unidirectional pickup pattern that minimizes background noise, making it ideal for single-source audio recording. The […]
This tutorial takes a look at how to make enhanced podcasts with GarageBand. An ‘enhanced podcast’ is an audio podcast that can also contain images, chapter markers, hyperlinks, and artwork, synced to the audio. When an enhanced podcast is played on a compatible device, the additional information will be displayed in time with the audio podcast.
Media community Blubrry has its podcast publishing plugin for WordPress, PowerPress 4.0. The update adds support for the latest iTunes podcast specs and more. iTunes upgrades include: An updated iTunes image requirement — RGB 1400×1400 — throughout the plugin for better cover image quality throughout. “Feature Episode” that allow podcasters to designate a primary episode, which […]
The Pro Tools Expert blog has shared their take on 5 tips for recording great voiceovers that apply directly to podcasts. They include: Banish (computers) to a separate room or to a specially designed cupboard. The room needs to be as dead as possible, especially at mid and high frequencies. Don’t record in front of […]
Alesis has introduced the iO Mix, a new docking station that turns your iPad into a 4-Channel recording studio. The Alesis iO Mix lets you mix and record four channels of audio directly into GarageBand or other compatible Core Audio apps, turning the iPad into a multitouch portable studio. Around the back, iO Mix lets you connect […]
In a talk at South By Southwest, held March 9-18 in Austin, Texas, filmmaker Kevin Smith (Clerks) said that podcasting saved his career.
“I had no idea, but that would become the fucking center of everything I’m doing now,” said Smith. “The ultimate freedom that allowed me to walk away from the ‘heroin’ [money] of the movie business – what gave me the strength to walk away – was podcasting.”
Apple today updated GarageBand for iOS, adding new collaboration and editing features for musicians, and social network sharing that could be useful for podcasters. Here are the highlights: GarageBand 1.2 introduces Jam Session, a feature that lets groups of people wirelessly connect their iOS devices to play instruments and record live music together. Jam Session automatically synchronizes the tempo, […]
Wizzard Media today announced the official launch of an integrated, Netflix-style subscription service for podcasts, MyLibsyn. Through the Libsyn platform, audio and video content can be designated as free or paid, letting producers charge for selected ‘premium episodes’. “Producers are embracing the subscription service as a way to offer not only premium content but hundreds of […]