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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Useful Microphone Techniques for VoiceOvers


How far should you be from a microphone when recording a voice-over?


In this video https://youtu.be/fQF5oXPwnSU  we take a look at mic proximity and the various techniques you can use to improve the way you sound when recording voice overs using a condenser mic. 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Using COMPRESSION in VoiceOvers (Audacity)


When would you apply compression to a voice over recording? 

In this video https://youtu.be/QvatlvZPa9U I take a look at the do's and don'ts of adding a compressor to your voiceovers using the free software Audacity. 

Thursday, September 24, 2020

When is the Best Time of Day to Record?



Trouble sleeping? Perversely that may be the best time to record your voice overs.


In this video https://youtu.be/0Ar5yeYBqS8 I look at the optimal time of day to do your VO auditions and work.

Friday, August 14, 2020

Do YOU have VOCAL FRY?







What do Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian and Millennials have in common? They all suffer from vocal fry. 

It is a kind of creaking in the voice that exhibits itself at the end of words and phrases. 

Do you have it?

In this video https://youtu.be/js6HlwlecMQ I look at whether vocal fry is serious or not and suggest ways to mitigate its effects.

Friday, July 31, 2020

Is the VoiceOver Market Saturated?







Just how easy is it to get into the voice over industry? Is it full of established voice actors with no room for beginners?



In this video https://youtu.be/Jsb6AvTXWJY  I look at some commonly held beliefs about the voice over business and provide an honest perspective of the state of the market.