In the world of Covid19, recording auditions at home has largely replaced the in-studio audition. Casting directors are working closer than ever with talent agents whose roster includes voice talent
Take Five: the quest for voiceover perfection
Earlier this year (when all the face mask fun began) I voiced a multimedia presentation from my studio. Just a straightforward read regarding Covid. No live session required, the agent
The scoop on auditions: mint chocolate or bubblegum?
I was standing at the counter at a Baskin Robbins. Underneath the glass in the freezer, I looked at all the flavors sitting in their frozen cardboard tubs. The one
Sending Auditions: flat or compressed?
Besides making the major decision on how you are going to deliver the style, energy, tempo and inflection, I find the next biggest factor to consider when voicing an audition
Lose the Headphones
Ahh…headphones. A radio jock’s close control room companion. AKG? Sennheiser? Sony? Audio-Technica? JBL? Koss? Over the years, I’ve used dozens of different headsets. And just like microphones, they all have
Douglas Rain: voice of HAL from 2001: A Space Odyssey passes away.
“Can you voice this spot kinda like HAL the computer from 2001?” I must’ve been given that as a reference point a hundred times in the studio, over the years.