Adding music and sound effects to your podcasts are simple, yet effective ways to create more engaging episodes for your listeners. Using these elements can contribute to your podcast’s overall tone, help define its brand, make it more instantly recognizable, and heighten your audience’s audio experience.
In This Lesson
Finding Podsafe Music and Sound Effects
- Usage rights for podsafe elements
- Adding music tracks to your podcasts
- Online music track repositories
- Adding sound effects to your podcasts
- Online sound effect repositories
[Click here to view and use the Google Slide Presentation “Finding Podsafe Music and Sound Effects”]
Plan Out Your Podsafe Elements
In this activity, students will think about how music and sound effects can be used to elevate their podcast episodes. They will then practice searching online repositories for potential music tracks and sound effects that are legally available for use.
[Click here to view and print the Google Doc handout “Plan Out Your Podsafe Elements”]