Duke Recording Spaces

  1. Duke Media Services recording studio in the Bryan Center basement (fee charged). Contact: Greg Hobbs,, 919 660-1749; Kennard Blake,, 919 660-1791:
  2. Multimedia Project Studio audio booth, Bostock Library (free):
  3. Duke Office of News and Communications (free, but available by appointment only). Contact: Alison Jones,, 919-681-8052 or Keith Lawrence,, 919-681-8059.

Sources for Ordering Audio Equipment

  1. B&H Photo/Video:
  2. Sweetwater:

How To

  1. Create your own audiogram:
  2. Record phone calls:

Continue Your Audio Education

  1. Hearing is Believing – Weeklong summer “audio boot camp” taught by CDS audio program director John Biewen:
  2. Duke Audio Working Group – Monthly meeting where Duke communicators share tips, ideas and inspiration and provide one another with feedback. Sign up by emailing Alison Jones:
  3. – Free tutorials in audio editing software (Adobe Audition, Protools).

Sources for Free or Cheap Music


  1. Creative Commons:
  2. Library of Congress National Jukebox:


  1. Sound of Picture:
  2. And find more resources on the Duke Styleguide

Other Useful Links

  1. – Great source of information on audio tools, technique and inspiration:
    Recording phone calls:
  2. Association of Independents in Radio (AIR) – Membership network of audio freelancers; good source of advice and information on audio challenges and opportunities:
  3. NPR station list, for booking remote studios:
  4. Hot Pod – Newsletter about podcasting trends:
  5. How Sound podcast: “The backstory to great radio storytelling”
  6. SoundCloud:
  7. Libsyn:

A Note About Accessibility

Please remember the hearing impaired and post a transcript along with your podcast.

Subscribe to Duke podcasts!

Below are a few. Find more at

Ways & Means:

Glad You Asked:

Policy 360:

Scene on Radio:

Open Studio:

Me Too Monologues:

Hi-Phi Nation: