October 29, 2010 at 3:06pm • 22 minutes • Video
Anthony Stauffer and Dan Benjamin talk about headphones, headsets, their benefits, limitations, and uses.
October 11, 2010 at 3:29pm • 31 minutes • Video
Anthony Stauffer and Dan Benjamin discuss audio clipping and distortion, processing, and more.
September 28, 2010 at 7:58pm • 55 minutes • Video
Dan Benjamin and Anthony Stauffer discuss the details of publishing and distributing audio and video podcasts.
September 6, 2010 at 12:27pm • 42 minutes • Video
Anthony Stauffer and Dan Benjamin talk about the mechanics of digital audio recording.
August 28, 2010 at 7:16am • 54 minutes • Video
Anthony and Dan discuss audio recording software options, including GarageBand, Pro Tools, Adobe Audition, Apple Logic, and more.
August 13, 2010 at 5:17pm • 55 minutes • Video
Dan and Anthony tell you everything you need to know (and more) about audio and video cables, a prerequisite for making great recordings.
Be sure to check out "Anthony's Connector Pictures":http://www.steviesnacks.com/mixdown/mixdown-5-connector-pictures.html for great examples of each cable.
August 6, 2010 at 6:26pm • 51 minutes • Video
Anthony Stauffer and Dan Benjamin put microphones under the microscope, explaining the different types of mics, types of pre-amps, USB interfaces, and much more.
Be sure to check out "Anthony's different microphone sample audio files":http://www.steviesnacks.com/mixdown-4-mic-samples.
August 2, 2010 at 7:55am • 34 minutes • Video
Dan and Anthony reveal the mystery of the "Skype Box" and talk about using Wirecast in live production.
July 23, 2010 at 9:15pm • 58 minutes • Video
In this episode, Dan Benjamin and Anthony Stauffer talk about the cameras, microphones and software used to produce the guitar lessons at StevieSnacks.com, with a focus on understanding the benefits and tradeoffs that came with each upgrade.
We had a few video glitches this time (the irony!) but we've worked it out for next time. Sorry about that.
July 16, 2010 at 5:45pm • 59 minutes • Video
In this inaugural episode, Dan Benjamin and Anthony Stauffer talk about the gear and setups they used to build their home studios which they use for broadcasting, screencasting, and video production, with a focus on Dan's a/v setup for producing 5by5's shows.
And also ... introducing the "Nausea Cam."