There’s a reason keyboard shortcuts are named as such. Nearly all functions in Garageband can be executed with a simple combination of keys, and by by practicing and utilising the shortcuts on this list, you can achieve a god-like level of speed and productivity while editing!
The two main types of microphone are dynamic and condenser. To get a rich, full, ‘studio’ sound to your recordings, you’re going to want to use a condenser mic. Simply put – condenser microphones work by sound moving a diaphragm back and forth in relation to a solid back plate, changing the capacitance and producing an electrical signal. The diaphragm has a very low mass which follows the sound waves more accurately than that of a dynamic microphone, offering superior sound quality and capturing a wider range of frequencies.
Podcasting is potentially the cheapest and most accessible way to contribute to the global media discussion. This allows for the voices of many less represented groups to come through loud and clear, and be present in spaces that are largely dominated by white straight male voices. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the nerd fandoms, an age old battleground where marginalised and minority individuals, and white male privilege collide. There are podcasts taking big steps into increasing the diversity and safety of the spaces and below are a couple of our favourites...
Staring at a blank page is daunting - endless possibilities with no definitive place to start - which is why writing scaffolds or sentence starters are used in schools to help students get their thoughts focused and their ideas in order. Similarly, it takes a special type of artist to just sit down at a canvas and start creating, without some inspiration, source material or a muse.