FeedPress advocates podcast producers pay close attention to loudness compliance with their audio. Irrespective of listening environment, it’s just good practice. Over the past year there has been a growing trend and interest in podcast production techniques and the analysis of podcast audio. Engineers have begun analyzing many of the top ranking podcasts, including ones repackaged from radio and are finding that they exhibit a multitude of problems. Some of the problems may include a limited dynamic range, wide ranging degrees of loudness, and even clipped audio.
FeedPress has tested compatibility and is happy to confirm that you can now submit podcast feeds to iTunes using Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates.
Available today on our Podcast Publishing system, you can specify a publish date and time on posts. This was a requested feature and is something we wanted to get into v1 of the podcast publisher system but didn’t get to. Customers requested this as it’s an expected feature in a CMS, but also because it’s […]
A common problem in podcasts produced by the inexperienced is an abundance of undesirable low-end frequency. For example: excessive bottom end that’s audibly disturbing when people hit their microphones, slam their arms on a desk, or a car drives by with its subwoofer blaring. If you record in a noisy environment, this amplifies certain problematic frequencies. Short of recording in an acoustically treated room away from the noise of the outside world, you can’t completely get rid of all undesired frequencies. You can of course minimize the impact or “energy” of the problem.
Interview style podcasts are common place today but not everyone is a good interviewer. It takes sharp skills to be a good interviewer and there’s no shortcut to being great: it takes years of practice. In this article I provide a few tips to help sharpen your interviewing skills.