Julie Williams

iRig

Will the Tiny But Mighty Apogee MiC Finally Get A Worthy Competitor?

by Paul Strikwerda. Reprinted with permission from the Nether Voice Blog. Absolutely! At the Winter NAMM in January, IK Multimedia announced the release of the iRig Mic Studio. It’s a very portable microphone for ALL platforms. The iRig Mic isn’t available yet, but looking at the specs, it’s possible to make a preliminary side-by-side comparison. […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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Are You Doing Enough To Take Care of Your Voice?

Written by Carmi Levy of Voices.com. Are you doing enough to take care of your voice? It's that time of year again when the temperatures go … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 1

Question: Should I use headphones or studio monitors while editing audio? Answer: Both. There! Shortest article ever! OK, just kidding... Headphones and studio monitors each provide a unique perspective of the sound of your voice—Headphones give a very “clinical” impression of what’s recorded. By that I mean you are getting a direct feed of … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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The Strategy of Knowing WHO You’re Auditioning For

Even the best of actors just starting out in voiceovers will make this innocent and understandable mistake: “bigging up” the product name while reading the script. It feels like it makes sense to really emphasize the product name, right? They’re the ones paying thousands, or even millions of dollars to get their name out there. There’s a good … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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Sound Advice: Encyclopedia Of Voice-Over

A Product Review by Julie Williams I acquired the Sound Advice Encyclopedia of Voice-Over during a recent trip to Los Angeles to network with dozens of industry professionals. I began reading the book on the way home. I was blown away. After all… in my 37 years as a professional VO talent, what could this book teach ME? How arrogant! We ALL have … [Read More...]