Scary Good

Scary Good

In the 11 years I’ve been writing this blog, very few topics have touched a nerve with the VO community like the prospect of synthetic voices overtaking our turf. We naturally (and maybe rightfully) believe that no digital formula…no artificial...

PhotoShop for Voice

Has PhotoShop been good for photography?  Don’t answer that.  Either way, does it follow that an analogous device or program would be good for voice-acting? That’s the basic question, I guess.  The only reason I can think of as to why...
Voice Synth is Ba-a-a-a-ack

Voice Synth is Ba-a-a-a-ack

7 years ago, in October of 2009, I wrote a series of articles about the challenge presented to our business by artificial voices. See: Voice Synth…not just in the future Synthetic Voices – this time with digital code! ‘Touched a (Synthetic?) Nerve!...
This VO Issue Won’t Go Away

This VO Issue Won’t Go Away

October of last year, I launched into a series of blogs about synthetic voices.  It got a lot of responses, and landed on John Florian’s VoiceOverXtra site, too. The idea that a machine can even BEGIN to affect the subtle nuances of a human voice for...