• Audio,  Video Editing Tips

    Katie’s Top Ten Resources for Finding Music for Videos

    So you make a cool video and you pop in your favorite song and try to upload it to Youtube… only for it to be BLOCKED. Because Youtube has determined that the content you used does not belong to you. Aaaaand because you used your favorite song that you don’t own nor have any ties to, you cannot dispute this claim and thus your video remains unseen. *sad face*. OR! You make a pretty cool video, but it’s also a little boring because there is NO music in it. Sound familiar? If you had wanted to keep your favorite song in your video and do so legally, you would have…

  • Audio,  Life,  My Story,  Technology,  Tutorials

    Aha! How I Converted Micro Cassettes to Digital with Equipment I Already Had

    I’ve been on a crusade to turn my mementos digital, thus solving the problem of having way too much clutter due to nostalgic items. Along the way, I found 5 micro cassette tapes from 2005 – mostly recording my little sister Molly (she’s 13 now – see below) as a baby. I knew I had them, but kind of ignored them as there didn’t seem to be an easy solution to digitizing them. Until today! Scanning in some old documents (old notes from my original video tape recordings -yes, I’ve always been thorough it seems) I found the tapes and decided today was the day! I searched on the internet,…