You may have heard of voice over artist Jon Bailey. You may have heard of Smosh Games Honest Movie Trailers. You may have heard of a recent Dota Honest trailer. The problem is: that last one is[…]
I had the opportunity to give a panel on broadcasting and podcasts at Trotcon this year. I covered how to start one, how to avoid pitfalls, cheap ways to do simple audio treatment, and more.[…]
I talk about vocal booths occasionally. Not as often as I’d like, mostly because I keep changing mine to suit my needs. One thing I tell people who ask me about my studio is that[…]
“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.” – Robert J. Hanlon
When I was younger, I remember reading an article in Nickelodeon magazine about “awesome fun jobs”. One of them attracted my attention back then, long before I got into vocal and audio work, and long[…]
One of the most satisfying moments in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera is the moment when Carlotta, the pain-in-the-neck diva and leading soprano, has her voice sabotaged halfway through the opera house’s El[…]
Yeah, that’s right. You heard me. Voice actors: read more. When was the last time you read a book? Which is to say, for fun? I have an addiction to books. I go through them[…]
A little rant about artificial voice.
Some voice actors hate long, boring copy.
Forget character voices. Forget deep, grovelly sounds. Forget accents. The number one skill I have is cold reading. I recently attended a convention in San Francisco called BABScon, where they had a very special event:[…]