What We Learned After Remotely Recording Dozens of Art Podcasts

The latest episode of “Barbara London Calling,” a new podcast series about media art—with every episode recorded remotely. Courtesy Barbara London.

Now, of course, we’re not in the same room. That’s where remote recording comes in.

A conversation between painter Marina Adams and critic Barry Schwabsky, recorded during lockdown. Courtesy Two Palms.
The first episode of “Barbara London Calling,” with Barbara in New York, Anri in Berlin. Courtesy Barbara London.
The kind of mic we prefer for low-touch remote recording: inexpensive, USB plug-and-play, pop filter and stand.

The best microphone is the one where the vocalist gives the best performance.

At the end of the day, no matter what gear you use, it comes down to proper microphone technique.



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