In this special episode of Better Podcasting, we conclude our 2023 year by continuing our annual tradition of discussing the evolution of our gear over the last year.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we discuss what we think was one of the biggest changes in podcasting 2023.

Finally, in the Better Podback we run down some listener feedback about their 2023 podcast upgrades.

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This podcast was recorded on Friday, November 17, 2023  We usually stream live to on Wednesdays. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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00:00 – Opening/Intro
01:12 – Update on our 2024 plan
03:40 – Why do we do an annual gear episode?
05:50 – SP’s 2023 gear changes
31:50 – Stephen’s 2023 gear changes
50:05 – Stephen’s 2024 wish list
51:10 – SP’s 2024 wish list
56:00 – Better Podcasting Download
1:09:05 – Better Podback
1:16:07 – Ending/outro


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  • Stephen: Shure SM7B

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