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Ep. 020 - Cosplay Contests: Audio and Sound Editing


Audio can be very tricky. How do I stop the echoing sound? What kind of hardware do I need? What about software? This week's guest is none other than our very own sound editor, David Jeffress!

Audio Episode!!! Go!

David guides us in sound editing and answering your questions about audio for cosplay contests. Thank you David for doing this amazing episode!

David, VFire, and Pannon chatting about audio editing secrets!

The most basic things you need for sound editing are a microphone and an editor. Your phone, lapel mic, nicer microphones, etc. Surprisingly your cell phone has a decent mic for recording! There are editing apps on your phone as well but we suggest Audacity as a nice free program for beginners. You can download audacity here if you want to give it a swing.


Also a big thank you to our group on the book of faces. The questions in this episode were provided by members from the Facebook group, which anyone can join here: The Cosplay Stitch and Seam Group. Questions can also be emailed to the blog via the contact form or directly through CosplayStitchAndSeam @ gmail.com.

Obligatory silly photo!
Thanks for listening!
- The Stitch and Seam Team


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