Whenever I set up my equipment for a workout or for my classes, invariably some new attendee will ask, “Is that actually a sock you’re using for a wind screen on your microphone?”
Yes it is.
Wanna know my crazy reason why? Continue Reading →
How many times as an actor and VO talent have you asked that question, shaking your head as you did?
Beginning in the early 90’s, the myth that all voicework was done by VO-only talent, like Mel Blanc, June Foray and others, began to crumble.
Ever wonder how celebrities started getting cast as VO talent? And why?
Read on, or listen to the podcast version below. Continue Reading →
Where in your home you choose to record your auditions (and record actual work, like when you get booked and you use your home studio and equipment) can have very different acoustics depending upon how that space’s walls, floors and ceilings are treated.
But none of those treatments will soundproof the room. So why use foam at all? Continue Reading →
A while back, I let you know that if you use a Macintosh, and if you happen to upgrade to El Capitan, High Sierra, Mojave or above from Yosemite or below, The Levelator will simply stop working.
I have an update: the original programmer of The Levelator heard your cries…and fixed things. Continue Reading →
Today, short and sweet. Here’s a great way to achieve success as a VO artist in Orange County, CA (or anywhere outside of LA, actually – Zoom is wonderful!). Continue Reading →
One of my favorite people in the world, and a VO2GoGo Pro member, Carol, wrote me about a sometimes sticky issue: correcting the grammar in the scripts provided by our VO clients.
Here’s what she wrote. Continue Reading →
Copyrights are sacrosanct to me. The theft of intellectual property has become the norm with people who download movies, music and software without paying for them.
But your commercial demo (or any other demo, for that matter) doesn’t fall under that category.
In fact, you get special treatment. Continue Reading →