Getting Started with Audio Editing

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Jun 11, 2020 Jun 11, 2020

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Intro2.jpgAudio editing can be overwhelming at times especially if we don’t know where to start. We are bringing a series of videos with Mike Russell where he will reveal the world of audio editing using Adobe Audition. These videos will help you bring stories to life with sound.


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      Mike Russell


Mike Russell is the Creative Director of Music Radio Creative. Audio production is his life. Mike is passionate about helping you to sound great! He presents a weekly live stream and releases regular videos on his YouTube channel about producing podcasts, cleaning up audio, improving the sound of your voice, creating music, sound design and more.

Mike has built a career in the radio industry for over two decades, from the 1990s until the early 2010s, as an on air host and producer of multiple music and talk radio shows. He's worked for radio groups across the UK such as Global Radio and Guardian Media Group. He even hosted a morning breakfast show in Australia during his time in radio. 

Mike's real passion is in the producing side of audio and most specifically teaching others to do the same. He often speaks on the subject of audio and teaches workshops around the world on how to get the most from the amazing Adobe Audition!






If you're not sure when you need to edit your audio watch this video. Mike shows how different microphones can sound drastically different and a sneak peek to the right microphone for the right job. 

This video would be a part of a series of videos coming every week which will help you create great sounding audio.

A few of the mics discussed in the video.

0:09 - Don't use an internal microphone  

0:16 - Condenser microphones sound great  

0:33 - Dynamic microphones are also a good choice

0:37 - Shotguns to create great sound for filmmakers  

0:48 - Camera mounted shotgun mics need you to be close  

0:58 - Lavalier mics are good for on the move interviews


This series should help you get started. We've some interesting articles & videos coming up soon where we will talk about the tools, workflow & some really cool effects. Let us know how you use Audition & what you want to learn about Adobe Audition. We're here to help.


Learn Series for Adobe Audition
Part 1- An Intro to Adobe Audition

Part 2- Difference between Waveform and Multitrack Editor

Part 3- How to get consistent volume levels across the timeline

Part 4- How to improve audio quality

Part 5- How to fix playback and audio problems in Audition

Part 6- When and how to use Spectral Frequency Display

Part 7- How to even out volume levels with Normalize & Speech Volume Leveler

Part 8- How to fix audio or sound recording issues in Audition

Part 9- When and how to use Audio Bus in Audition

Part 10- How to do Noise Reduction in Audition

Part 11- How to troubleshoot "No Supported Audio Device" error

Part 12- How to record with multiple mics at the same time

Part 13- How to use Dynamic link between Premiere Pro and Audition

Part 14- How to solve playback issues with Bluetooth Headphones

Part 15- How to slow down a track without affecting the pitch

Part 16- How to remove echo in Adobe Audition

Part 17- How to combine multiple .sesx files using copy and paste in Audition

Part 18- How to extract vocals or instrumental music from a mix

Part 19- How to remove muffled audio and background reverb in Audition

Part 20- How to subtract one piece of audio from another

Part 21- How to migrate presets using the session file

Part 22- How to extend the duration of Multitrack in Audition

Part 23- How to fix the greyed out recording button in Audition

Part 24- How to copy and paste audio effects to other clips in Audition

Part 25- How to fix MME Device Internal Error

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Jun 12, 2020 Jun 12, 2020

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Thank you so much for the introduction here Sumeet!


I'm really delighted to present this series on audio editing and looking forward to seeing the questions you have. Audio is so much fun and I'm really excited to see how you're all using Adobe Audition to edit.


Ask away with anything that you need help with 😀 ◀ Learn how to master audio production.





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