I get calls every day from people wanting to produce their VO demos with me.
Here’s the conversation you want to have with me, or any other demo producer, to get the best results. Continue Reading →
I’m often asked to help people install the three pieces of software I use most often with my voice work.
Happy to help.
They are all free, and relatively painless to install.
So, let’s do this. Continue Reading →
I got a note from the lovely and talented Marlon Braccia about what I do to manipulate my audio with Audacity before submitting – you know, compression, noise reduction etc.
She was talking about all those options on the Effects menu in Audacity.
The truth is, I suggest you keep it really simple. Continue Reading →
My lovely client, Gina, called me up (as my Pros can do anytime) and asked me a question I’d never been asked before
“I’ve voiced a series of books for a rights holder via ACX, and now, she wants to bundle them as an anthology and offer them for sale. She asked me to take care of this – so how do I do that?”
Great question! I’ve had this happen twice now, once with a royalty share set of books, and once with a per-finished-hour book. And I’m going to go into great detail with this process in the newly updated ACX Master Class.
Here’s how you do that. Continue Reading →
I know. You’re a union dude/dudette, and you’re thinking to yourself, “Not me. Not if I want to stay straight with SAG-AFTRA.”
Actually, you are being too hard on yourself.
Read on, brother/sister. Continue Reading →
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 →