Professional Audio Engineer Chris Curran helps you get high-quality audio for live streams. He discusses your streaming environment, proper mic technique and how to deliver a good listener experience. ▶️GO LIVE with STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/StreamYard 🦆
It’s the Season 5 Premiere of StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand.
00:00:00 Intro Music
00:00:38 Ross Brand teases upcoming topics, countdown & intro video
00:01:54 Ross opens show
00:02:16 Why audio is the most important part of your live video
00:04:49 StreamYard’s lineup of shows
00:05:41 StreamYard Update: New Spanish language broadcast hosted by Diana Martinez
00:06:36 StreamYard Update: Audio upgrades for users turning off echo cancellation
00:09:37 Bandcamp: Ticketed live streaming for artists with integrated merch sales shelf
00:10:50 Live Streams vs Blogs: Survey reveals audience preference
00:12:19 Current USD value of live streaming industry and projected value in 2021 (hint: Billions)
00:13:05 Most popular category of live streams on Twitch (hint: it isn’t gaming)
00:15:34 Guest Chris Curran of Podcast Engineering School
00:16:35 Chris shares potential topics for his new live streaming show
00:17:00 Chris and Ross speak like two guys from New Jersey
00:17:40 Chris’ audio background in the music industry
00:18:55 Chris is fascinated by live streaming & enjoys watching Twitch
00:19:42 Chess streaming on Twitch is big
00:21:43 The appeal of podcasting
00:23:04 Reasons to repurpose live streams as podcasts
00:24:45 What was great about running a podcast studio?
00:25:30 Why Chris started the Podcast Engineering School
00:26:13 Who is the Podcast Engineering School for and what does Chris teach?
00:29:54 Audio vs video podcasts & Is it really a podcast?
00:33:04 Tips for upgrading your audio without buying new gear
00:35:20 Microphone technique: Tips for speaking into your mic
00:37:13 Should your mic go on a desk or table?
00:38:31 Ways to reduce noise in your streaming or recording environment
00:40:07 Where to position your mic for live streaming
00:43:29 How channel strips and preamps work
00:45:49 How does compression help?
00:46:20 How you can go wrong when you move your mic?
00:47:45 Do you need a mixer?
00:48:39 What is gain staging?
00:49:25 Preventing distortion & analog limiters
00:51:24 What to do about hiss in recordings?
00:52:09 The purpose of an audio interface
00:53:14 The only reason you would ever need a mixer
00:55:28 The gear you need to get started
00:56:52 Chris’ philosophy on buying gear
00:57:38 Can a USB mic sound as good as an XLR mic? The Shure MV7, Samson Q2U, ATR2100x
01:04:39 Episode 200 of The Podcast Engineering Show & Podcasters’ Lounge
01:09:29 Thoughts on lavalier mics and earbuds
01:13:29 StreamYard’s lineup of shows
01:14:09 Remix: Andrew Kan on Youtube tags
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🎤 CHRIS CURRAN:
Chris is the founder of the Podcast Engineering School, training students to produce and engineer audio podcasts at the highest level and get paying jobs as a producer. He hosts the Podcast Engineering Show, which recently had its 200th episode. Chris brings extensive audio engineering experience from the music industry with album credits on recordings by many big-name artists.
📌 Chris on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/PodcastEngineeringSchool
📌 Chris on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/podcastengineer
🎤 ROSS BRAND:
Ross Brand is a live streaming professional who has served in many capacities such as Red Carpet host for the Emmy Award-winning Never Settle Show, produced by Al Roker Entertainment, and on-camera host for multiple Facebook Live Video and LinkedIn Live developers and broadcast solutions. Prior to live streaming, Ross worked as an on-air radio host, anchor and reporter.
📌 Ross on YouTube: https://YouTube.com/LivestreamUniverse
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