Public Radio Pros on Free Audio Tool Audacity

Sure, you may be a big fan of All Things Considered — but have you considered getting audio advice from pro NPR and PRI vets? That’s exactly the idea behind the superb site Transom, which brings in public radio experts and celebrities to talk about sound, radio production, and how you can create your own radio content — putting the public in public radio. And where better to start but with a practical tutorial for the cross-platform Mac/Linux/Windows audio editor Audacity: Free Audacity audio tutorial at Transom This is the best Audacity tutorial I’ve seen yet (though feel free to …

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Apple Introduces Soundtrack Pro, New Pro Audio App

Apple has a new pro app for audio production called Soundtrack Pro, unveiled with Final Cut Pro Studio 5. This isn't just a slightly beefed-up Soundtrack or a new app for video — it looks like it could be a whole different way of working. Here's an early look at some features I find interesting (at least on paper): It's a waveform editor: This is a serious audio editor at its core, complete with waveform and spectral views and the usual editing features, multitrack editors, and what looks like a cross between Logic Pro's WaveBurner for waveform editing and Soundtrack …

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