Ep50: The Beach-Cast Show

aka: How To Record on Location (Part 2)

(Mobile Podcasting 101):
What Gear & Equipment is Needed The Mobile Podcast Checklist Post-Production Workflow

The Podcaster’s Toolkit:

Product of the Day: Sugru Sugru Price: $12 for 3-Pack $22 for 6-Pack Description: It is basically super glue that you can mold into any shape and it sticks to most any surface. The main purpose is to fix and mend things, but there is all sorts of hacks and tricks of how people use it and some of the hacks are pretty interesting. Here are some Sugru Uses (Lifehacker) How I Used Sugru: To fix and prevent Apple power cables from splitting open. Made a hook to hang my Sony MDR–6506 Headphones on Side of Desk Suggestions: The packets are the size of to-go mustard packets and handy for traveling or to have around the studio or house.


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RECAP: Part 1:

Episode 48: The Golden Gate Show

Equipment Used:

Shure SM58 Microphone Shure Windfoam OnStage mini tripod OnStage shockmount Zoom H6 Handy recorder Memory Card 4 AA Eneloop rechargeable Batteries Apple Earbud Headphones iPhone 6 Joby GorillaPod to record BTS video footage 9.7” iPad Pro for my script (Scrivener app is awesome, fyi)

Part 2:

Episode 50: The Beach-Cast Show Location: Naples Beach, Florida Disclaimer: I do not endorse recording on a windy beach. Today was because it’s #50 and I deserve it and for instructional purposes only Goal of this series: To provide you with the knowledge and understanding of how to record in any situation with a minimal of tools and equipment needed. This is a great skill set for your podcast toolkit (in addition to Sugru).

Equipment Used in Episode 50:

The Gear:

Device: IPhone 6 Tripod Adapter for iPhone: MeFoto SideKick 360 Tripod: Manfrotto Mini Desktop IOS APP: Auphonic. Microphone: Audio Technica ATR2100 (Dynamic) Accessories: Wind foam Cable: Apple to USB3 Connector Kit Headphones: Sony MDR–7506 Script: IPad Pro 9.7” (Scrivener)


Export from Auphonic to Dropbox Import on Studio Computer Edit on Adobe Audition

The Beach-Cast Checklist:

Make sure iPhone has storage space left for audio and behind the scenes needs Put iPhone in Airplane Mode Turn on Do Not Disturb Charge iPhone To Full Bring Backup USB portable chargers and cords Bring stands or tripods


Check the input levels in Auphonic (Between –18 db and –9db). Be prepared (water? Green apples?…) Test the recording! Record. Have fun!

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