Choosing the Right Mic for your Podcast

Today I had an article published on Podcasting Today, drawing on my audio background to help new podcasters choose the best mic for their new shows. Here’s the intro:

Choosing the right microphone can be challenging. If you’re anything like me, you’ll have friends who swear by one kind of mic, your favourite podcast uses another and your go-to reviewer on YouTube says they’re both awful. 

The truth is – and this is a truth that many fail to mention when discussing microphones – what works for one show might not work for yours. Many factors are involved, including your presentation style; the acoustic properties of your room; how portable you want to be. Not to mention your budget

Tascam DR-70D audio recorder in a Cambridge music studio
Tascam DR-70D Audio Recorder

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