We’ve all seen them. We’ve heard them, too. The local radio, cable or tv commercial that would make a corpse cringe. Bad audio, poorly written, horribly read. Sometimes, they’re so bad, they are memorable – but for the wrong reasons! That’s why I’d » Continue Reading.
Have you ever run a marathon? To narrators and voice actors, audiobook narration IS the marathon of voice overs. On average, we’re talking around five hours of continuous recording every day – day after day, possibly week after week…and that’s just to complete one project.
Your mic. It’s the tool of your trade as a voice over artist. The heart and soul of your vo business. Choosing the right mic for voice over can be tricky, so if you’re in the market for a studio mic – that one piece of equipment that’ll make or break » Continue Reading.
Recently, I was discussing home studio tips and that question was posed to me. True, there was a time when a home studio was rare in the world of voice overs. Back in the day, the idea of a $300 home » Continue Reading.
There are a lot of factors that come into play when considering what genre (or genres) you’re going to pursue on your voice over journey. One of the first questions to ask yourself is: What makes me stand out? Sometimes, an accent or vocal trait does the trick – like a » Continue Reading.
There was a time back in the day when those two words were pretty rare in the voice over world. Home studios for voice overs required a lot of expensive gear, which had to be installed and maintained by expensive engineers…who were sometimes difficult to come by. Not exactly the » Continue Reading.
So…you’ve been told you have a great voice. Yep…as far back as you can remember, people have dropped that line on you – at the checkout line…at restaurants…on the phone – you hear it all the time: “Wow! Has anyone ever told you what a great voice you have? You » Continue Reading.