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This is a summary of the method used to publish a podcast for the network. Ryan made this scheme.
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Ryan uses this pattern for recording a show.
  
As of 2012-10-02, Ryan certifies that this is no longer the complete way of publishing a podcast.
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=== Pattern ===
 
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# Start a recording in Audacity
=== Setup ===
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# When starting the actual show, add a ''start'' marker
# Enable the standalone recording device as soon as a podcast has potential to start
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# When ending the actual show, add a ''end'' marker
# Prepare a folder with the show abbreviation and show number. Example: ''atn45'', ''tu24''
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# Pick titles with people on the show
# For any false start, start a new Audacity to keep the back up temporary files clean
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# When recording the title, surround it with ''title start'' and ''title end'' markers
 
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# When recording is complete
=== Saving ===
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#* Save the Audacity project in a dedicated folder (e.g. ''atn89'', ''eb64'')
# Before editing, save raw high-bit quality copy of recording (320bit MP3)
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#* Save the Audacity project as, ''shortname number _ raw'' (e.g. ''atn89_raw'')
# '''For editing Guidelines, refer to the editing section'''
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# Export a raw flac copy of the Audacity project before editing
# After editing is complete
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# Find a silent period in the ''actual show'' and use it as ''Noise Removal'' seed on the project
#* Save raw high-bit quality copy of edited recording (320bit MP3)
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# Run ''Normalize'', ''Compressor'', ''Normalize'' on the project
#* Save a lower quality copy of edited recording (64bit MP3)
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# Create a new Audacity project and copy the ''actual show'' segment into it
 
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# Edit the show
==== Editing ====
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#* Run silence truncation
# Balance audio levels
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#* Bleep the swears
#* Normalize audio
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#* Add the title
#* Remove constant noise (fan, buzz, etc)
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#* Add the theme music to the beginning and ending
#* (De)Amplify the audio as needed
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# Save the ''actual show'' Audacity project as ''shortname number'' (e.g. ''atn89'')
#* Tone down loud outbursts
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# Create a new Audacity project and copy ''the fringe'' portions of the recording
#* Increase volume on external audio or other needed parts
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# Edit the fringe
# Add tones (bleeps) to swear words
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#* Run silence truncation
# Truncate silence audio to shorten it
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#* Add the fringe-break (i.e. an audio indicator that defines pre-show and post-show)
# Add [[Episode Introduction]]
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# Save ''the fringe'' as ''tf number''
#* Choose a title
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# Export both projects as flac ''and'' mp3
#* Verify date (of actual recording, not posting)
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# Upload to S3
# Add theme music
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# Publish on WordPress CMS
# Verify everything sounds good
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=== Publishing ===
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# Verify produced 64Kbps MP3 sounds correct without corruption
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# Add [[Podcast Metadata]]
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# Verify metadata appears in VLC
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# Begin uploading to Amazon S3 / Storage service
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# Create Episode on The-Nexus.tv CMS
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#* Add links with the Title Tool
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#* Write short description (less than 200 characters) of episode
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#* Add remote storage link to CMS
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#* Select category
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#* Select album art
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#* Set permalink to show abbreviation and show number. Example: ''atn45'', ''tu24''
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# Publish
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# Verify the published page has the correct links, description, title, URL and plays audio properly
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==== Sharing ====
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# Use social buttons to Like and +1 the published page
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# Use @thenexustv Twitter account to share
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# Publish Facebook description, Google+ descriptions on respective services
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Revision as of 03:52, 30 May 2013

Ryan uses this pattern for recording a show.

Pattern

  1. Start a recording in Audacity
  2. When starting the actual show, add a start marker
  3. When ending the actual show, add a end marker
  4. Pick titles with people on the show
  5. When recording the title, surround it with title start and title end markers
  6. When recording is complete
    • Save the Audacity project in a dedicated folder (e.g. atn89, eb64)
    • Save the Audacity project as, shortname number _ raw (e.g. atn89_raw)
  7. Export a raw flac copy of the Audacity project before editing
  8. Find a silent period in the actual show and use it as Noise Removal seed on the project
  9. Run Normalize, Compressor, Normalize on the project
  10. Create a new Audacity project and copy the actual show segment into it
  11. Edit the show
    • Run silence truncation
    • Bleep the swears
    • Add the title
    • Add the theme music to the beginning and ending
  12. Save the actual show Audacity project as shortname number (e.g. atn89)
  13. Create a new Audacity project and copy the fringe portions of the recording
  14. Edit the fringe
    • Run silence truncation
    • Add the fringe-break (i.e. an audio indicator that defines pre-show and post-show)
  15. Save the fringe as tf number
  16. Export both projects as flac and mp3
  17. Upload to S3
  18. Publish on WordPress CMS