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Adobe Audition: Three Videos to Hit the Ground Running

These three videos will help you get started with Adobe Audition, an intuitive and powerful non-linear, audio editing platform. In this first video you will learn how to find your files and bring them to Audition, the difference between the “Waveform” and the “Multitrack” windows, and destructive vs. non-destructive audio editing. In this second video […]

A Few Words of Wisdom, by Ira Glass

From our old friend Ira Glass, a few words of wisdom. You should never give up! Ira Glass on Storytelling from David Shiyang Liu on Vimeo. The audio is from this video by current.tv in which an unedited Glass talks at length about deadlines.   This following video is Glass on storytelling and structure of […]

Adding Clips, Effects, Color Correction and Exporting Projects in Final Cut Pro X

Adding clips to your Final Cut Pro X project is very simple, and here’s how you do it. Do you need to add some transitions? Check out this clip. Do you need to modify your audio adding effects? Watch this video: If you want to add some effects to your clips, you should watch this […]

Uploading Your Audio to SoundCloud

Here I created a mini tutorial on how to upload your audio stories to SoundCloud, which is very, very easy. In the second part of this video you can see how to create the embedding code to use the audio file in WordPress.  

A Few Interesting Slideshows to Check Out

Here are four examples of good slideshows I’d like you to watch. The first three were shot and reported by Pulitzer Prize Winner Barbara Davidson. 1- The Ballad of Mateo 2-Frozen and Forgotten 3- Pool Party Here’s a link to Media Storm. They use both video and photography, but the basics of their storytelling is […]

How to Use your Zoom H4N

I found these tutorials in Youtube that offer a step-by-step approach on how to better use your Zoom recorders. They were produced by www.proAudioDVDs.com. If you go to ProAudioDVD’s,┬átheir Youtube channel, and search for “H4n” you will find several other videos that deal with different issues, from mic set up to multitrack recording.   This […]