Archives For Audio

Audio software and editing tutorials.

The Basics of Recording Audio for Digital Video

Via John P. Hess: “Dive into the details of the audio signal chain as we define the different components needed when recording on set for digital video”.

N.B. an excellent resource for filmmakers (Ed.)

 Source: Filmmaker iQ
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How to Use a Lavalier Mic.
Kevin from RocketJump Film School gives an overview of Lavalier Microphones.

Equipment shown in the video:
Sony UWP-D11 Integrated Digital Wireless Bodypack
Lavalier Microphone System
Rycote Stickies
Rycote Undercovers
Zoom H6 Handy Recorder
Short XLR Cable

Source: RocketJump Film School

iZotope: Amplitude, Levels, and Loudness
What is amplitude? What do the terms “dBFS,” “Peak Level,” and “RMS” mean? This video explains amplitude and the terms associated with amplitude when recording.

Source: iZotope

iZotope: How to Use the EQ Practice Tool
Get better-sounding recordings by building your EQ IQ! This video will show you how to use the Pro Audio Essentials EQ Practice tool so you can achieve better recording results.

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(Screenshot showing the iZotope ‘Explore’ page)

Link to isotope’s ‘Pro Audio Essentials’ website. Click on ‘Learn’ and then ‘Explore’ to use the EQ Practice Tool

Source: iZotope

 

iZotope: Types of EQ
Different types of EQ can be used to bring out different aspects of a recording. This video explains some basic types of EQ and what each type is best for.

Source: iZotope


How to Sync Audio to Video in Premiere Pro CC
This tutorial will teach you various techniques to sync audio and video in Adobe Premiere Pro and CC.

Source: Corey Machado

 

Adobe Audition CC 2015

Source: Larry Jordan’s tutorial on ‘warming a voice’. Utilises step-by-step instructions/visuals to guide you through the process.

Summary: To “warm up” a voice, we boost a range of bass frequencies. To improve diction, we boost a range of higher frequencies. And the tool we use to accomplish both these tasks is called an EQ filter (EQ is shorthand for “equalization”).

Link: Warm a Voice and Improve Diction