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Podcast Series: Digital Media Insider Podcasts

Get more creative with technology! In this podcast series, O’Reilly Digital Media authors and guest artists share new audio-production tips and ideas. You can also subscribe to the Digital Media Insider podcast or O'Reilly Network podcast feed and get the shows automatically.

The Fat Man returns with punchy DIY sound effects

Digital Media Insider Podcast 28: The Mind of the Maker

Digital Media Insider Podcast 28: The Mind of the Maker

by David Battino
October 30, 2008

There are a whole lot of things that sound good the second you start making noise on them: Door springs. PVC pipes. Waterlogged Gertie balls. The Fat Man demonstrates how a DIY, Maker approach can help you find your signature sound.


Computerized pianos invade the Chicken Planet

Digital Media Insider Podcast 27: Steve Horowitz and the Code Ensemble

Digital Media Insider Podcast 27: Steve Horowitz and the Code Ensemble

by David Battino
August 29, 2008

Composer Steve Horowitz has written soundtracks for movies, dance, video games, TV, live orchestra, and even computerized piano. Now comes the world premiere of his multimedia extravaganza Invasion from the Chicken Planet, and New York City may never be the same.


What does an Excaliburrito sound like? Find out!

Digital Media Insider Podcast 26: One Glorious Note

Digital Media Insider Podcast 26: One Glorious Note

by David Battino
July 21, 2008

In many ways, music technology has become a numbers game. Today's digital instruments are often sold on specs, not sound. In this episode, the Fat Man goes back to basics, gleefully playing everything from an ancient test-tone generator to a spicy Excaliburrito to demonstrate that one glorious note may be all you need.



Hear sonic surprises from the first 24 episodes of Digital Media Insider

Digital Media Insider Podcast 25: Greatest Bits

by David Battino
June 06, 2008

After 200 audio blogs, we've dredged up some wild sounds

Digital Media Insider Podcast 24: 200 Digital Audio Blogs

by David Battino
April 24, 2008

Unlimited creative options lead to hilarious dead ends, until...

Digital Media Insider Podcast 23: Inside Intel Inside

by David Battino
March 28, 2008

What's behind Preset Zero?

Digital Media Insider Podcast 22: Synthesizer Sound Design

by David Battino
February 15, 2008

Hear a Top 10 remixer work his digital audio magic

Digital Media Insider Podcast 21: Remixing Tips with Francis Preve

by David Battino
January 04, 2008

Making computers groove — and humans more precise

Digital Media Insider Podcast 20: Precision vs. Feel

by David Battino
November 08, 2007

Hear advice and prophesies from the Popes of podcasting

Digital Media Insider Podcast 19: Inside the New Media Expo

by Michael W. Dean, David Battino
October 04, 2007

It's the most musical fun you can have with one finger

Digital Media Insider Podcast 18: Better Arpeggiate Than Never

by David Battino
September 07, 2007

Go behind the scenes with high-tech music gear reviewers

Digital Media Insider Podcast 17: Secrets of the Demo Gods

by David Battino
August 23, 2007

Public domain music from the U.S. government?!

Digital Media Insider Podcast 16: Cover Yourself (A Radical Approach to Copyright)

by David Battino
July 27, 2007

Hear the guitar pedal that listens to you and creates vocal harmonies

Digital Media Insider Podcast 15: The Fat Man Sings...Digitally

by David Battino
June 28, 2007

Meet the composer behind a fabulous electronic/acoustic CD

Digital Media Insider Podcast 14: Doug Wyatt

by David Battino
June 15, 2007

Seize the rhythm and make it your own

Digital Media Insider Podcast 13: Seize the Rhythm

by David Battino
May 24, 2007

Meet the Rapman and more electronic musical toys.

Digital Media Insider Podcast 12: Synth Mania, Part 2

by David Battino
May 10, 2007

Learn how Peter Gabriel, Sade, and Tangerine Dream all landed on the 20 Deadly Sounds List

Digital Media Insider Podcast 11: Synth Mania, Part 1

by David Battino
April 20, 2007

What sounds does a ringtone composer dread?

Digital Media Insider Podcast 10: Annoying Audio

by David Battino
March 30, 2007

Hear underground (and overground) artists you may have missed.

Digital Media Insider Podcast 9: Songs You May Have Missed

by David Battino
March 16, 2007

What makes a musical theme catchy?

Digital Media Insider Podcast 8: A Theme Come True

by David Battino
February 23, 2007

Learn how to squeeze emotion out of electronic musical instruments

Digital Media Insider Podcast 7: Express Yourself

by David Battino
February 12, 2007

Special report: Desktop music in Japan

Digital Media Insider Podcast 6: Desktop Music in Japan

by David Battino
January 08, 2007

Which pocket digital recorder should you buy?

Digital Media Insider Podcast 5: Portable Recorders

by David Battino
December 08, 2006

Is there an echo in here? Yes!

Digital Media Insider Podcast 4: (((Echo)))

by David Battino
November 09, 2006

Make your computer sing

Digital Media Insider Podcast 3: Singing Computers

by David Battino
October 16, 2006

Explore the sweet sound of vocoders

Digital Media Insider Podcast 2: The Vocoder

by David Battino
September 21, 2006

Hear audio plugins in action in our premiere Digital Media podcast.

Digital Media Insider Podcast: Playing with Audio Plugins

by David Battino
September 07, 2006