I’m going to warn you up front: what I’m about to share with you is not for everyone. I’m not even sure how I came to be comfortable with using this device, but I did. And since I started using it, I’m almost never stuffed up, never at a loss to do voice work because of congestion. I’ve never been more healthy, head-wise. But…it is a little…odd. Continue Reading →
The number one question I’m asked about this amazing mic, the AT-2020 USB Plus (in all it’s various incarnations, including the Plus) from audio-technica, is:
“Why won’t my AT-2020 fit on my mic stand?”
I got not one, but two emails and a frantic phone call in the last couple of days, all asking the same question.
The most desperate of the calls came on Friday morning.
Leticia was beside herself. Continue Reading →
Seems like every month or two, some new startup comes along that is going to reinvent the casting game with a new site that promises to be the coolest and most useful thing ever for performers.
Useful? Usually not. And for one very good reason.
Just a quick show of hands…do you alter the playback speed on the Audible app when you’re listening to audiobooks?
Are you as against it as I am?
If you’re a performer, how do you feel about listeners consuming your well-crafted narration at a speed other than your chosen pace?
So, I’m just sittin’ there…minding my own business…
…when one of you sent me a lovely gift, and it arrived in the mail.
Problem is, I don’t know who sent it! Help!
Several people made me aware of a Twitter thread discussing voice over training curriculums, in which my name came up.
Melissa opined that she’d heard “really good things about him” but that she’d also heard “he’s great if you’re an actor, but I’m just interested in audiobooks.”
Time for some tough Melissa love.
I’m pretty sure I was just put in my place by a stranger, after she’d asked for some advice.
Now, I need your advice to tell me if I need remedial training.