Duke Recording Spaces
- Duke Media Services recording studio in the Bryan Center basement (fee charged). Contact: Greg Hobbs, firstname.lastname@example.org, 919 660-1749; Kennard Blake, Kennard.email@example.com, 919 660-1791: https://studentaffairs.duke.edu/ucae/about-us/teams/media-services
- Multimedia Project Studio audio booth, Bostock Library (free): https://oit.duke.edu/what-we-do/services/multimedia-project-studio
- Duke Office of News and Communications (free, but available by appointment only). Contact: Alison Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org, 919-681-8052 or Keith Lawrence, email@example.com, 919-681-8059.
Sources for Ordering Audio Equipment
- B&H Photo/Video: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/
- Sweetwater: http://www.sweetwater.com/
- Create your own audiogram: https://duke.app.box.com/v/DukeAudiogram
- Record phone calls: http://transom.org/2009/tools-recording-phone-calls/
Continue Your Audio Education
- Hearing is Believing – Weeklong summer “audio boot camp” taught by CDS audio program director John Biewen: http://www.cdsporch.org/archives/tag/hearing-is-believing-course
- Duke Audio Working Group – Monthly meeting where Duke communicators share tips, ideas and inspiration and provide one another with feedback. Sign up by emailing Alison Jones: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Lynda.com – Free tutorials in audio editing software (Adobe Audition, Protools).
Sources for Free or Cheap Music
- Creative Commons: http://ccmixter.org/
- Library of Congress National Jukebox: http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/
- Sound of Picture: http://www.soundofpicture.com/
- And find more resources on the Duke Styleguide
Other Useful Links
- Transom.org – Great source of information on audio tools, technique and inspiration: http://transom.org/
Recording phone calls: http://transom.org/2009/tools-recording-phone-calls/
- Association of Independents in Radio (AIR) – Membership network of audio freelancers; good source of advice and information on audio challenges and opportunities: http://airmedia.org/
- NPR station list, for booking remote studios: http://wpr.net/isdn/
- Hot Pod – Newsletter about podcasting trends: https://www.hotpodnews.com/
- How Sound podcast: “The backstory to great radio storytelling”
- SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/stream
- Libsyn: https://www.libsyn.com/
A Note About Accessibility
Please remember the hearing impaired and post a transcript along with your podcast.
Subscribe to Duke podcasts!
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