Category: audio

  • Getting the most out of your audio recording with Audacity

    This article aims to show you some simple techniques to improve the quality of your voice recording quickly and cheaply (for free actually). But first things first: The best audio is the one you don’t have to improve. Some simple steps you can perform in advance to maximize quality: Use quality equipment. Here are some articles […]

  • Audio quality redux

    Yet an other example for how simple steps can improve the audio quality considerably. The clip below is taken from this blogpost (which I originally found trough Hacker News). You can find the processed version here, or use the controls below to do a quick A/B comparison of the two. The processing was very simple […]

  • Power Line Humm Removal With Audacity

    As a response to George Starcher’s Removing Power Line Hum from Audio with GarageBand I would like to post a quick tutorial on how to do the same with Audacity:

  • Audio quality

    This is just one of those topics which comes up from time to time in my life (probably because I consume a lot of media). I was recently watching the Jim Zemlin interviewed by Jeremy Allison (Jim Zemlin is the Executive Director of the Linux Foundation) on the Google Open Source YouTube channel and was […]

  • Basic multi-media (post)processing

    Having the best audio/video quality available when you publish media is very important. I’ve heard an theory (which sound logical – although that doesn’t automatically mean that it is true :-)) that if the voice quality is poor, you get more tired of listening to it, since your brain works harder during the interpretation phase […]

  • Two new podcasts

    Just wanted to announce two new podcasts I’ve started listening to, and maybe they would be of interest to people interested in security: The IT Security Pubcast – a South African podcast with security professionals who have real, hands-on experience with the physical aspects of security. Being a more electronic-only guy, this is a very […]

  • A quick personal todo

    Check out the Sony PS-LX300USB turntable. I’ve known about the one ThinkGeek offers, but this review sounds very good. Also, Amazon seems to offer some nice accessories for music archiving (like the record cleaner brushes / solutions).

  • pl/lolcode

    The news (via Joshua Drake’s blog): video / audio / slides available for two more talks on the postgresql conference site. Now for the funny part (this is from the slides of the “Babel of Procedural Languages” by David Fetter): HAI CAN HAS DATABUKKIT? I HAS A RESULT I HAS A RECORD GIMMEH RESULT OUTTA […]

  • Mixed links

    A list of rich content if you are bored have free time the following weeks: (Some) videos from the Fall 2008 Microsoft Bluehat security conference (from the extern SensePost blog). From PerlBuzz: Higher Order Perl available for free (legal!) download. I started reading it and already found some interesting tidbits. It always felt that Perl […]