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 ====== Podcasting ====== ====== Podcasting ======
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 Workshop Series - 3 Sessions Workshop Series - 3 Sessions
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   * The Panel Show; a group of hosts discussing different topics relating to the podcasts main focus   * The Panel Show; a group of hosts discussing different topics relating to the podcasts main focus
   * Conversational/​Co-hosted podcast; similar to interview format but more casual   * Conversational/​Co-hosted podcast; similar to interview format but more casual
-  * Audio dramasimilar to old-fashioned radio plays featuring sound design, multiple characters etc.+  ​* Storytelling;​ could be historical content or fictional, can include one host or more 
 +  ​* Audio dramasimilar to old-fashioned radio plays featuring sound design, multiple characters etc.
  
  
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 Because Podcasts are globally accessible, opposed to traditional media like radio and TV, they aren't bound as strictly to [[https://​acma.gov.au/​|ACMA]] (Australian Communications and Media Authority) codes of practice, so rules around swearing and offensive material do not apply. However, all other broadcast laws and regulations do apply – such as defamation, copyright, racial vilification and so on, as podcasting is a form of publishing. Because Podcasts are globally accessible, opposed to traditional media like radio and TV, they aren't bound as strictly to [[https://​acma.gov.au/​|ACMA]] (Australian Communications and Media Authority) codes of practice, so rules around swearing and offensive material do not apply. However, all other broadcast laws and regulations do apply – such as defamation, copyright, racial vilification and so on, as podcasting is a form of publishing.
 +
 +You can also read through the Creative Commons 'Blog, Podcast, Vodcast and Wiki Copyright Guide for Australia'​ - [[https://​creativecommons.org.au/​publications/​blogguide/​]]
  
 Different podcasting platforms have their own requirements when it comes to copyright material, read the fine print about copyrighted material in the terms of service as you begin to use a new platform to distribute your content. Different podcasting platforms have their own requirements when it comes to copyright material, read the fine print about copyrighted material in the terms of service as you begin to use a new platform to distribute your content.
  
 Including music in your podcast can cause a bit of a headache, you need permissions from the artist or the right to broadcast via licensing, in Australia you would need to be covered by APRA AMCOS and PPCA. Including music in your podcast can cause a bit of a headache, you need permissions from the artist or the right to broadcast via licensing, in Australia you would need to be covered by APRA AMCOS and PPCA.
-Best to just use copyright free music or get written permission from any friends who may let you use their music. ​+ 
 +Best to just use copyright free music or get written permission from any friends who may let you use their music (if they are on a label it may not be this easy mind you!). 
 + 
 +Some more links on legal things to be aware of (some of this is US relevant though so keep that in mind); 
 + 
 +[[https://​medium.com/​the-walkley-magazine/​fair-dealing-for-australian-podcasters-6861290b414d]] 
 + 
 +[[https://​firemark.com/​2013/​05/​14/​9-tips-to-keep-your-podcast-legal/​]] 
 + 
 +[[https://​www.creativelive.com/​blog/​podcast-legal-issues/​]] 
  
 ===== Creative Commons Licensing ===== ===== Creative Commons Licensing =====
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 ====== Workshop 2 ====== ====== Workshop 2 ======
  
-During session 2 we will cover Post-Production,​ including editing audio, creating soundbeds and using effects, and how to host and distribute your podcast. We'll also cover some of the monetisation and checking your metrics (how many people are listening!).+During session 2 of this program we cover the recording and equipment side of Podcasting.  
 +Production - Mics and sound, what gear do you need, understanding sound including capturing atmosphere, interviewing techniques. Includes State Library Recording Studio induction. 
 + 
 +===== Production ===== 
 + 
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 + 
 +Putting together a home recording or portable podcast set up can be daunting, it's hard to know where to start, particularly when you start looking online for advice. You can fall down many a rabbit hole and end up back where you started, no clue on what to purchase and what you need. 
 + 
 +We've found a few handy links online, but ultimately it comes down to how much you want to invest and what level of knowledge you have about sound and recording gear. Start basic is probably a good rule of thumb, you can always upgrade and spend more once you get more comfortable with the process. 
 + 
 +It's also important to note that sound engineers and production people spend years learning this stuff, so we're not going to get through more than the basics today, and it will be up to you to continue to grow your audio knowledge. The State Library offers specific workshops on many audio programs and we even host a Producers Meet up. 
 + 
 +Resource; Ira Glass Video - [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=91FQKciKfHI]] 
 + 
 +===== Gear ===== 
 + 
 +Requirements -  
 +Ability to record vocals with little sound interference is your main goal, if you're just starting out and don't have access to a studio, there is a basic list of things you'll need. 
 + 
 +  * Mic, leads and pop filter (XLR vs USB) 
 +  * Audio interface (may not require if you go with USB mic) 
 +  * Mic Stand 
 +  * Headphones 
 +  * Soundproofing (Your recording environment is key, you may need to [[https://​www.hometips.com/​buying-guides/​soundproofing-insulation.html|deaden the sound of the room]], not too much echo or road noise, aircon rattle etc.)  
 + 
 +Extra items; 
 +  * Portable Audio Recorder  
 +  * Or mic/adapter for mobile phone  
 + 
 +Also required is a computer to run the setup and audio editing software. 
 + 
 +There'​s some great resources available on a website called [[https://​transom.org/​topics/​tools/​|Transom]] 
 + 
 +It's up to you how much you want to spend, but we've looked at rough basic costs for a portable/​home recording set up. 
 + 
 +Basic starting costs; 
 +  * Basic Mic ($100 to $150) 
 +  * Mic Shield (from $50 to $89) 
 +  * Pop shield or mic sock ($10) 
 +  * Mic stand/s ($20 for desk stand and $20 for full stand) 
 +  * Mic lead (will come with USB mics, XLR leads from  $20) 
 + 
 +**Resources;​** 
 +[[https://​podcastblastoff.com/​post/​How-to-Build-a-Podcast-Studio-on-Any-Budget]] 
 + 
 +[[https://​www.digitalmarketer.com/​blog/​podcast-equipment/​]] 
 + 
 +Recording with iPhone - [[https://​www.guidingtech.com/​audio-recording-apps-iphone/​]] 
 +Dolby mobile app - https://​music.dolby.com/​dolby-on/​ 
 +===== Microphones ===== 
 + 
 +https://​thehub.musiciansfriend.com/​audio-recording-buying-guides/​buying-guide-microphones 
 + 
 +https://​reverb.com/​au/​news/​what-are-the-basic-types-of-microphones-the-basics 
 + 
 +http://​sessionville.com/​articles/​types-of-microphones 
 + 
 +There are 4 main types of microphone polar patterns, which identify where and how much the mic will pick up.: cardioid, super cardioid, omni and figure 8.  
 + 
 +  * Cardioid: Imagine a Japanese fan coming from the tip of the mic. That’s the pattern it will hear sound from. 
 +  * Super Cardioid means the fan is not fully unfurled – a tighter pickup area. 
 +  * Omni means all around, from everywhere – think a globe around the mic as it’s pick up range. 
 +  * Figure 8; put the mic in the center of the 8 and it’s a visual to the pattern it will pick up – not much if anything from the side and everything in front and in back.  
 + 
 +There are three different categories for mics: Dynamic, Condenser and Ribbon.  
 + 
 +Mic technique is also very important, here's a quick guide on how best to position yourself - [[https://​www.voices.com/​blog/​microphone_sweet_spot/​]] 
 + 
 +Plug in mics for iPhone - [[https://​www.podcastinsights.com/​best-iphone-microphone/​]] 
 + 
 +===== Intros and Stings ===== 
 + 
 +Today we're going to get you to record an intro for your new podcast, if you have no idea about what your program might be about, that's ok, just make something up for today. 
 + 
 +Once we get into the recording studio, we'll get you to record the vocal audio and then we'll edit that back on the iMac's using Audacity. 
 + 
 +Some of the things you want to cover in your show promo are; 
 + 
 +  * Name of your podcast 
 +  * Host of the podcast 
 +  * Purpose or tagline of the podcast 
 +  * Any other important info like sponsors or disclaimers 
 + 
 +If it's pre-recorded then you want to keep it relevant for every podcast episode, after you play the intro/​sting,​ you can then introduce the episode topic, any guests or other relevant info. 
 + 
 +Resources; [[https://​www.podcastmotor.com/​actually-create-podcast-intros-attract-listeners/​]] 
 + 
 +[[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=7K2QIkAvFeg]] 
 + 
 +===== Recording Studio Induction ===== 
 + 
 +For this part of the session we'll move to the recording studio to show everyone how to use the space and get comfortable with recording a small vocal piece. 
 + 
 +If you haven'​t already got an idea for a podcast, make one up and write a short intro so you have something to record and edit back in the DML. 
 + 
 +Some info on The Edge Recording Studio and how to book - [[http://​edgeqld.org.au/​resources/​recording-studio/​]] 
 + 
 +[[https://​wiki.edgeqld.org.au/​doku.php?​id=facilities:​recordingstudio:​basics]] 
 + 
 +[[https://​wiki.edgeqld.org.au/​lib/​exe/​fetch.php?​media=facilities:​the_edge_lab_handbook_recording_studio_v4.pdf]] 
 + 
 + 
 +===== WORKSHOP 3 ===== 
 + 
 + 
 +During session 3 we will cover Post-Production,​ including editing audio, creating soundbeds and using effects, and how to host and distribute your podcast. We'll also cover some of the monetisation and checking your metrics (how many people are listening!).
  
  
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 You might want to try out Garageband, it is ONLY available on Mac, so keep that in mind, but we can go over some of the basics. ​ You might want to try out Garageband, it is ONLY available on Mac, so keep that in mind, but we can go over some of the basics. ​
 +
 ===== Soundbed ===== ===== Soundbed =====
  
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 [[https://​www.podcastinsights.com/​make-money-podcasting/​]] [[https://​www.podcastinsights.com/​make-money-podcasting/​]]
- 
- 
-===== WORKSHOP 3 ===== 
- 
-During session 3 of this program we cover the recording and equipment side of Podcasting. ​ 
-Production - Mics and sound, what gear do you need, understanding sound including capturing atmosphere, interviewing techniques. Includes State Library Recording Studio induction. 
- 
-===== Production ===== 
- 
-Putting together a home recording or portable podcast set up can be daunting, it's hard to know where to start, particularly when you start looking online for advice. You can fall down many a rabbit hole and end up back where you started, no clue on what to purchase and what you need. 
- 
-We've found a few handy links online, but ultimately it comes down to how much you want to invest and what level of knowledge you have about sound and recording gear. Start basic is probably a good rule of thumb, you can always upgrade and spend more once you get more comfortable with the process. 
- 
-It's also important to note that sound engineers and production people spend years learning this stuff, so we're not going to get through more than the basics today, and it will be up to you to continue to grow your audio knowledge. The State Library offers specific workshops on many audio programs and we even host a Producers Meet up. 
- 
-Resource; Ira Glass Video - [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=91FQKciKfHI]] 
-===== Gear ===== 
- 
-Requirements -  
-Ability to record vocals with little sound interference is your main goal, if you're just starting out and don't have access to a studio, there is a basic list of things you'll need. 
- 
-  * Mic, leads and pop filter (XLR vs USB) 
-  * Audio interface (may not require if you go with USB mic) 
-  * Mic Stand 
-  * Headphones 
-  * Soundproofing (Your recording environment is key, you may need to [[https://​www.hometips.com/​buying-guides/​soundproofing-insulation.html|deaden the sound of the room]], not too much echo or road noise, aircon rattle etc.)  
- 
-Extra items; 
-  * Portable Audio Recorder ​ 
-  * Or mic/adapter for mobile phone  
- 
-Also required is a computer to run the setup and audio editing software. 
- 
-There'​s some great resources available on a website called [[https://​transom.org/​topics/​tools/​|Transom]] 
- 
-It's up to you how much you want to spend, but we've looked at rough basic costs for a portable/​home recording set up. 
- 
-Basic starting costs; 
-  * Basic Mic ($100 to $150) 
-  * Mic Shield (from $50 to $89) 
-  * Pop shield or mic sock ($10) 
-  * Mic stand/s ($20 for desk stand and $20 for full stand) 
-  * Mic lead (will come with USB mics, XLR leads from  $20) 
- 
-**Resources;​** 
-[[https://​podcastblastoff.com/​post/​How-to-Build-a-Podcast-Studio-on-Any-Budget]] 
- 
-[[https://​www.digitalmarketer.com/​blog/​podcast-equipment/​]] 
- 
- 
-===== Microphones ===== 
- 
-https://​thehub.musiciansfriend.com/​audio-recording-buying-guides/​buying-guide-microphones 
- 
-https://​reverb.com/​au/​news/​what-are-the-basic-types-of-microphones-the-basics 
- 
-http://​sessionville.com/​articles/​types-of-microphones 
- 
-There are 4 main types of microphone polar patterns, which identify where and how much the mic will pick up.: cardioid, super cardioid, omni and figure 8.  
- 
-  * Cardioid: Imagine a Japanese fan coming from the tip of the mic. That’s the pattern it will hear sound from. 
-  * Super Cardioid means the fan is not fully unfurled – a tighter pickup area. 
-  * Omni means all around, from everywhere – think a globe around the mic as it’s pick up range. 
-  * Figure 8; put the mic in the center of the 8 and it’s a visual to the pattern it will pick up – not much if anything from the side and everything in front and in back.  
- 
-There are three different categories for mics: Dynamic, Condenser and Ribbon. ​ 
- 
-Mic technique is also very important, here's a quick guide on how best to position yourself - [[http://​www.voiceovervoiceactor.com/​raise-your-voice/​2013/​04/​08/​vo-in-the-studio-the-proper-distance-from-the-mic]] 
- 
- 
-===== Intros and Stings ===== 
- 
-Today we're going to get you to record an intro for your new podcast, if you have no idea about what your program might be about, that's ok, just make something up for today. 
- 
-Once we get into the recording studio, we'll get you to record the vocal audio and then we'll edit that back on the iMac's using Audacity. 
- 
-Some of the things you want to cover in your show promo are; 
- 
-  * Name of your podcast 
-  * Host of the podcast 
-  * Purpose or tagline of the podcast 
-  * Any other important info like sponsors or disclaimers 
- 
-If it's pre-recorded then you want to keep it relevant for every podcast episode, after you play the intro/​sting,​ you can then introduce the episode topic, any guests or other relevant info. 
- 
-Resources; [[https://​www.podcastmotor.com/​actually-create-podcast-intros-attract-listeners/​]] 
- 
-===== Recording Studio Induction ===== 
- 
-For this part of the session we'll move to the recording studio to show everyone how to use the space and get comfortable with recording a small vocal piece. 
- 
-If you haven'​t already got an idea for a podcast, make one up and write a short intro so you have something to record and edit back in the DML. 
- 
-Some info on The Edge Recording Studio and how to book - [[http://​edgeqld.org.au/​resources/​recording-studio/​]] 
- 
-[[https://​wiki.edgeqld.org.au/​doku.php?​id=workshops:​inductions:​recording_studio:​start]] 
  
  

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