Transom Editor's Letters – Archive (12)

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NEW TOOLS REVIEW: Tascam DR-07mkII by Jeff Towne

May 19 2014

Transom's TOOLS editor Jeff Towne went hunting for a decent digital audio recorder priced under $150 and found the Tascam DR-07mkII. While it's not perfect (what is?) Jeff says this Tascam would be "a good recorder for someone starting out, or for schools or workshops that lend equipment to multiple users." Jeff runs it through the usual paces and includes sound samples, photos, and more. http://transom.org/2014/tascam-dr-07-mkii/ * STORY WORKSHOP: SPRING 2014 - LISTENING EVENT * Join u...

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NEW WORKSHOPS FEATURES

May 2014

"Insights" from Transom Story Workshop Students The current class of Story Workshop students shares the most important things they're learning here in Woods Hole, including many tips of the hat to our wise and witty guest instructor Nancy Updike. ...

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NEW VIDEO PIECE: Jonathan Goldstein in "This Is Radio" by Andrew Norton

May 2014

For our seventh and final video in the This Is Radio series, here's Jonathan Goldstein of the CBC's Wiretap. In the lightest possible way, Jonathan muses on how radio channels his own inner darkness. Andrew tells us how he did it: "I picture my in...

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NEW VIDEO and NEW EVENT

April 2014

NEW VIDEO PIECE: Glynn Washington in "This Is Radio" by Andrew Norton For your viewing pleasure, we now present Glynn "Story-With-A-Beat" Washington of Snap Judgement in our THIS IS RADIO series by Andrew Norton. Glynn breaks down the rhythm of t...

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NEW VIDEO PIECE: The Kitchen Sisters in "This Is Radio" by Andrew Norton

April 2014

For this week's "This Is Radio" video from Andrew Norton, we bring you a portrait of The Kitchen Sisters in their natural habitat, surrounded by artifacts from their long history of story gathering: A video duet from Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva. ...

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* NEW CRAFT FEATURE and NEW WORKSHOP BLOG*

April 2014

* NEW CRAFT FEATURE: "Using Music" by Andy Mills * Radiolab's Andy Mills is next up in Transom's series on using music in radio pieces. As a non-musician radio producer, Andy shares his list of scoring tips, along with lovely audio bits: http:/...

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NEW SURVEY and NEW TRANSOM STORY WORKSHOP

April 2014

NEW (REALLY SHORT) SURVEY: Making Transom Better If you use Transom, can you do us a favor and answer a few questions? Really, just a few. We're going to spruce up the site and need your help to know what's most important to fix, change, or leave ...

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NEW VIDEO PIECE: Daniel Alarcón in "This Is Radio" by Andrew Norton

April 2014

Transom is premiering the third in our video series "This Is Radio" from Andrew Norton, this one about Daniel Alarcón of "Radio Ambulante." Language is key to Daniel's work; Spanish subtitles are available. Andrew continues to give backstory and ...

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NEW STUFF: B-Roll, Workshops Around the World, Digital Permanence

March 2014

NEW CRAFT: How To Shoot B-Roll by Slavik Boyechko The Transom Online Workshop asked videographer/director Slavik Boyechko of the PBS series, Indie Alaska, to walk us - also slide, pan, tilt and rack focus us - thru the mysteries of making beaut...

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NEW VIDEO SERIES: "This Is Radio" by Andrew Norton

March 2014

Audio may not go viral, but we love it anyway. We love it so much we're making it visual. Transom hereby premieres a new series, called "This Is Radio," created by our friend and Transom Story Workshop graduate, Andrew Norton. Andrew is a video g...

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