There is no such thing as “broadcast quality”. At least not in today’s voiceover world. And if there was such a thing you wouldn’t want it for your auditions.
Maybe My Best-Sounding VO Studio EVAR
The recording environment is everything. And it doesn’t have to be complicated or extravagant. I humbly submit my example.
How to Conduct a Phone Patch Using Skype
Hard-wired phone lines are almost an anachronism for all but serious businesses, government, and other formal institutions. POTS (plain old telephone systems) services are not going away, but for most individual consumers, and certainly 3rd-world countries, phone communications have jumped...
No, Not Georgia Tech…George THE Tech
Audio issues? Questions? Concerns? This man should be your knee-jerk first response team. Don’t settle for less.
Do This Instead of Buying a New Mic
Today’s freelance voice actor working in a home studio needs to understand their unique recording environment, and match a good mic to it (not the other way around). There’s help, and here’s how.
What’s With All the Pencils?
Bing Desktop resides on all my computers. Because of that, every day a new background presents itself on my desktop. Usually it's some gorgeous landscape scene from somewhere in the world.Earlier this week, it was this:For perspective, notice the yellow staircase on the right. This is a huge...
The Most Amazing Thing I Heard at WoVOCon III
...and it came from none other than George Whittam. Actually, that makes perfect sense now that I think about it. George understands the technical aspect of private studio recording probably better than anyone else on the planet.In fact, this week, George is staying over in Las Vegas after...
Don’t Buy New Recording Equipment. Do This Instead.
Dan Lenard made me a believer.He makes a strong case that very few audio engineers are equipped to adequately give technical advice for today's home-based freelance voice-actors.The proliferation and the challenges of today's individualized recording booths are a relatively new development that...
Product Review: VocalBoothToGo
Entrepreneurship is a big part of the energy sustaining this world. God bless each and every person who has the guts to go forward with a great idea. Adil Aliev is that kinda guy. You can hear his story in his own words below in the interview I did with him. The bottom line is that he stumbled...
Most Amazing Pop-Screen Attachment Evar
Those pop-filters with the goose-neck arm are sure handy for bending to just about any configuration in your studio. But why is it that they seem to be just an inch-or-two short of where you need it to be for the perfect placement?. It always seems to not...quite...reach. Does this happen to...