Podcasting News of 03/20/19
How I Podcast: Bullseye’S Jesse Thorn
The beauty of podcasting is that anyone can do it. It’s a rare medium that’s nearly as easy to make as it is to consume. And as such, no two people do it exactly the same way. There are a wealth of hardware and software solutions open to ...
How I Podcast: Effectively Wild’S Ben Lindbergh
Last month, Spotify announced that it had paid $340 million for Gimlet and Anchor in a push to make its mark on podcasting. But while it’s encouraging to see media giants throw weight and money behind the medium, the beauty of the format has ...
The Rodecaster Pro Podcast Board Finally Gets Multi-Track Recording
Rode promised multitrack support for the Rodecaster Pro in February — and delivered with no time to spare. The Australian company dropped news about the firmware update at 10PM PT on February 28, bringing the podcasting board’s most eagerly ...
How I Podcast
I’ve been podcasting in various forms for about a dozen years now. Sometimes it has been within the corporate confines of the various publications I’ve worked for and sometimes it has just been for myself. That’s the beauty of podcasting — ...
The Rodecaster Pro Gets Multitrack Recording Next Month
As a frequent podcast host/producer/editor, I found very few things to quibble with when I reviewed Rode Microphone’s Rodcaster Pro . There was, however, one very big issue: multitrack recording. For all of the great things you can do on the fly, ...
Anchor Says It’S ‘Powering’ 40 Percent Of New Podcasts
Podcasting’s greatest asset has always been its accessibility — for consumer and creator alike. But even the simplest medium requires a little know-how, and Anchor’s overarching goal has long been to further lower the barrier of entry for those ...
Spotify’S Increased Focus On Podcasts In 2019 Includes Selling Its Own Ads
Having established itself as a top streaming service with now over 200 million users , Spotify this year is preparing to focus more of its attention on podcasts. The company plans bring its personalization technology to podcasts in order to make ...
The Rodecaster Pro Is A Perfect Centerpiece To A Home Podcasting Studio
My podcasting rig is simple: Two microphones, a Tascam recorder, two XLR cables. I’ve upgraded things a bit in the past year — improved the mics, bought some foam windscreens and bought a pair of tabletop, foldable mic stands. But the principle is ...
What’S Next For Podcasting?
The podcast market will discover the answer to a foundational question about its future in the next few years. Will it continue along the path of music streaming, where all podcasts are available everywhere on free, ad-supported tiers? Or, will it ...