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Easy Noise Reduction with Audacity

Once you get into audio and video recording, background noise will drive you absolutely mad. Although there are lots of solutions out there, most of them are...

How to Edit Audio with Descript

With Descript, editing audio is as easy as editing a Word document. You import your file, allow the app to transcribe it, then you can start tweaking the tra...

Insights from 2020

I started the year feeling tired. I was running an awful lot of workshops around the south east, many of them weekend events. Thanks to the vagaries of our r...

The Art of Deliberate Practice

One of my favourite cartoons shows a despondent chicken telling his violin teacher, “I don’t want to practice! I want to skip to the part where I’m awesome.”...

How to Turn Your Phone into a Webcam

One of the many challenges we’ve faced during lockdown is the difficulty of obtaining technical gubbins. At a time when many of us are reliant on video confe...