No matter how much you spend on a microphone the key to getting the best from it is for you to get to know it. To treat it like a friend.
Only rarely can you just plug a mic in expect it to record a great performance. Every microphone has its own personality, it will like some things and not others.
It might pop a plosive at one angle and not another. It might sound great if you speak into in one direction, but not another.
Al mics have their sweet spot for your voice, and your environment also plays a part too.
So to record the best podcast, to get the best quality recording, means you have to understand what your mic likes and what it doesn’t.
In this episode of Podcasting Made Easy I’ll explore some of the way in which you can record your best performance as a podcaster.
As always, flick through your podcasting question to me at www.stevehart.co.nz