By Guest Post / December 22, 2014
Editor’s note: Welcome to “Ask the Engineer,” an occasional series of technical advice columns from Rob Byers, sound engineer, loudness advocate, and technical coordinator for American Public Media. Thanks to Erik Stromstad at American Public Media for help with this column.
By Rob Byers
Phone tape can be a real pain when it comes to audio quality, but it’s so useful that it’s a necessary evil. So here’s the quick and simple way to improve the sound of your phone recordings: filters.
But before we get into how to use these handy tools (ones you already have!) there are a few things you need to know about why phone tape needs special handling.