Better Podcasting #288 – Even More Rodecaster Pro II Problems / Media Host Segment: Guest Chris Ferrell’s Recent Experience

In the Better Podnering this week topics include:

  • SP has even more Rodecaster Pro 2 problems
  • iOS transcripts are here
  • Multi-tracking audio within OBS
  • A simplified podcast experience using the Vocaster Two

For this week’s media host segment, our guest Chris Ferrell joins us to discuss his recent experience switching from Podbean to Spotify for Podcasters. Why did he switch? What does he like about Spotify? What does he miss about Podbean? We’ll discuss it all and more.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback, we have a follow-up to last week’s Target challenge, and there’s a question about the original Rodecaster Pro voltage.

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This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, March 6, 2024.  We usually stream live to on Wednesdays. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Better Podnerings: 

Media Host Segment:

Better Podback:

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Video Version:


00:00 – Intro/opening
01:50 – Welcome to our guest, Chris Ferrell
03:55 – iOS transcripts are here
11:55 – Farewell, Bob Heil
14:29 – Multi-track audio in OBS
17:20 – Our guest’s equipment simplification: Vocaster Two
22:00 – SP has even more Rodecaster Pro 2 problems
33:40 – Media Host Segment: Our guest’s recent media host migration
37:18 – Media Host Segment: What does Chris think about Spotify longevity?
39:20 – Meida Host Segment: Experience leaving Podbean
44:50 – Media Host Segment: Claiming destinations
46:10 – Media Host Segment: What recommendations does Chris have for transferring media hosts?
48:15 – Media Host Segment: Features that Chris misses about Podbean
55:10 – Media Host Segment: Why did Chris originally choose Podbean?
1:03:07 – Media Host Segment: Chris’ final thoughts
1:03:30 – Better Podback: An update on the Rode Target challenge
1:08:27 – Better Podback: Spotify disbelief
1:09:00 – Better Podback: Rodecaster Pro 1 (Original) – Voltage variance concerns?
1:11:15 – Ending/outro

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