CES 2017 Aftermath

CES 2017 Aftermath

Two blocks down the street from KLAS-TV, the Las Vegas Convention Center is still cleaning up from the self-indulgent tech conference known as the Consumer Electronics Show. Numbers astound.  The first and biggest event of the year in the undisputed king of convention...
Mic Cable Buying Guide

Mic Cable Buying Guide

The day you spend hours searching-out a scratchy sound or electrical hum in your audio chain is the day you start wondering if the hi-priced mic cable is REALLY better than the bargain brand. It is. “Microphones output a very low signal by nature. Using a really...
The Tangle Tango

The Tangle Tango

This is a picture of the cords under my desk where I work at the TV station.  I confess, I care less about how it looks than if it were in my home.  But seriously, folks…when something goes wrong, I’m on my knees in my suit, doing my best imitation of...
The VO Version of a Fishing Tackle Box

The VO Version of a Fishing Tackle Box

…Or it could be the VO Version of a Golf Bag, or a Mechanic’s toolbox, or a skier’s pack. We’re into our “stuff”, and voice actors tend to be as geeky as the best professional photographer or plumber when it comes to equipment.  ...
Studio Headphone Comparison

Studio Headphone Comparison

Isn’t it lousy that we can’t get hardware vendors to recognize and market to voice-actors exclusively?  I guess it’s because they just don’t think voice actors constitute a big enough market.  Instead we see all sorts of reviews for musicians,...