Some recent listener feedback


Shutters Inc

Firstly let me start with reference to something that Bruce had mentioned, I think in episode 137.
You were quite concerned with the audio quality that you were able to present to listeners from the portable recorder used at Echuca, the audio on that episode was fine.
I have recently dabbled with other podcasts, and have since canceled all of the downloads except Shutters Inc.
Bruce the quality of the audio delivered by you leaves all others far behind, keep up the good work.
Thanks for the great pod casts not only in the information passed on but also the technical quality.
Mark Chapman

Sine Language

Bruce, I can only say, in my opinion, that the services you are providing are greatly appreciated.
J. R.

Building the pod

I've only recently decided to get back into music production after a prolonged absence.
So, when it came to choosing a DAW, it came down to a choice between FL Studio and Audition.
Dollar wise, quite similar although FL Studio does offer more in the way of virtual instruments for this price range.
But I chose Audition for two clear reasons.
1. I really like the look and feel. The layout is just easy on the eye and made sense to me very quickly.
2. I knew I had a great teacher. I discovered Building the Pod through the Adobe web site and soon found Sine Language.
I have to thank you sincerely for your weekly tuition.
It has turned a somewhat severe learning curve into managable bite size pieces.
I simply can't overstate how thankful I am of your weekly podcasts.
Bye for now.
Ross Huntley


September 24, 2006

Sine Language – episode 030

Filed under: !Podcasts,Sine Language — Bruce Williams @ 16:53

This week, Bruce discusses setting the proper gain structure for recording and why it’s so important to your S/N ratio. Also, thank to the people who have donated via the PayPal link.

Shutters Inc. – episode 050

Filed under: !Podcasts,Shutters Inc — Bruce Williams @ 16:51

This week, Shelton discusses some tricks combining flash and colour temperature, plus a bit about diffraction. Also (for the really brave), check out Shelton’s singing! And finally, thankk to everyone who has made donations via the PayPal link. Also, fill in the survey to win a Gorillapod! Check out the Shutters Inc page for details.

Building the pod – episode 065

Filed under: !Podcasts,Acoustic space,Building the Pod,Reverberation — Bruce Williams @ 16:35

In episode 65, Bruce discusses using reverb to create realistic perceptions of depth. Also, thanks to the people who have made donations via the PayPal link.


September 17, 2006

Sine Language – episode 029

Filed under: !Podcasts,Sine Language — Bruce Williams @ 19:48
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A chat about audio levels inspired this week’s episode. Revisiting RMS vs peak, and the idea that not everything in your mix needs to hit zero on your ppm’s.

Shutters Inc. – episode 049

Filed under: !Podcasts,Shutters Inc — Bruce Williams @ 19:46

This week, Bruce and Shelton talk about Shelton’ upcoming wedding shoot in Canada…. and lots of “eh” jokes, eh? Also, fill in the survey to win a Gorillapod! Check out the Shutters Inc page for details.


September 15, 2006

Building the pod – episode 064

Filed under: !Podcasts,Building the Pod,Editing,Imaging,Mastering,Mixing — Bruce Williams @ 7:11

In episode 64, Bruce completely rebuilds and remixes a promo for the Dead Science podcast in real time. Bruce delivers a step-by-step dialogue throughout, explaining not only WHAT he did, but WHY he did it as well.

Grab a 320 kbps version of this episode right here.
WARNING! File size is just over 120 MB!
This is definitely NOT for the bandwidth impaired!


September 13, 2006

Building the pod – episode 063

Filed under: !Podcasts,Building the Pod — Bruce Williams @ 15:45

Oooohhhh, a mid week special! What’s goin’ on here?


September 10, 2006

Sine Language – episode 028

Filed under: !Podcasts,Sine Language — Bruce Williams @ 20:18

This week, Bruce answers a listener query about treating wind noise across the mic. Also, a reminder about the fragility of hearing and the dangers of excessive volume in your earbuds.

Shutters Inc. – episode 048

Filed under: !Podcasts,Shutters Inc — Bruce Williams @ 20:07

This week, Bruce fires some more questions at Shelton regarding post processing techniques, Shelton has a treated shot of Antonio to show us, and a listener question about aperture on the Ricoh compact Shelton took to Argentina. Also, fill in the survey to win a Gorillapod! Check out the Shutters Inc page for details.

Building the pod – episode 062

Filed under: !Podcasts,Ambience,Building the Pod,Cyanide,MIDI,Ozone,Plugins,Reason,ReWire,Waves — Bruce Williams @ 17:34

In episode 62, Bruce revisits his favourite VST plugins, audio quality on the “Science@NASA” podcast, Audition and MIDI, the possibility of another new audio2u podcast, and an apology regarding the Leo Laporte mention a couple of weeks ago.


September 3, 2006

Shutters Inc. – episode 047

Filed under: !Podcasts,Shutters Inc — Bruce Williams @ 18:26

The Man is back! And the photos are AWESOME! In the longest Shutters Inc to date, Bruce and Shelton talk all about Argentina, and the techniques Shelton utilised for some of the photos that he took. Also, fill in the survey to win a Gorillapod! Check out the Shutters Inc page for details.

Sine Language – episode 027

Filed under: !Podcasts,Sine Language — Bruce Williams @ 18:23

Unfortunately (for you), an abundance of paid work again interefered with my podcast production time, this week! Apologies for the absence.

Building the pod – episode 061

In episode 61, Bruce talks further on inserting silence (with the aid of some listener feedback), plus, how to create your own whooshes, zaps, stings and so forth.