It never fails for me to receive an email about once a month that goes something like this: “I’ve been trying to break into the voiceover industry on and off for the last 5 years and I just can’t seem to gain any momentum or be able to find consistent work, any suggestions?” Funny you […]
Cable Confusion. This advice will save you TONS of time in the long run.
Cables. Cables for microphones, speakers, monitors, amplifiers, USB codecs – WHATEVER you have in your studio…… I can’t stress this enough: Invest in good, high quality cables! Plus, don’t pinch or bend them, and know which ones go where. All too often someone will ask me to look into finding a hiss or buzz or […]
The struggle is REAL. Background Noise & What To Do About It
Through-out the years of providing voice overs for people and businesses, there’s been one constant: Struggles with my home studio. Whether it be a microphone cable going bad, an unknown buzz coming from somewhere, room noise etc. It seems like just when you get your home studio “perfect” – something else pops up! One of the […]
Help! To USB or not to USB?
<br /> One of the most common questions I get from visitors and people interested in a career in Voiceovers is: “What kind of microphone do I need?” Before USB microphones were a thing – this question wasn’t simple and there wasn’t a simple answer. Now – you add USB microphones into the mix […]
The 15/15 recording studio. Ready in 15 minutes, for $15.
A few weeks ago, I found myself away from my home recording studio with a big voice over job needing done before the end of that day. It was big money, and I couldn’t afford to miss the job. If I didn’t have it by the end of the day, the client would be […]
Where does my voice fit in? From Audio Books to Video Games
One of the questions I get asked a lot be aspiring voice over actors and artists is “Where does my voice fit in?” “Should I do voice over narrations, radio commercials, video games… what?” That can be a very challenging question to answer because for every person it is different. However, there’s a simple rule […]