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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Faffcamp II: Educational, Inspirational, Motivational

My first "Faff" event was a fabulous experience. More than 150 "faffers" converged on San Antonio, Texas in mid-March, combining business with … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Do I Need Pro Tools to have a Professional Actor’s Home Studio? (Part 2)

  [See Part 1 of this article for a general overview of what software needs to provide for the home VO studio.] For Mac OS If price is your number one discerning factor for choosing software (it shouldn’t be), then look no further than Garageband. It’s included with every Mac computer, so that helps offset the perceived “Apple tax” of paying a … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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How To Actually Achieve Your Voice-Over Goals

I‘ve learned a number of things about goal-setting over the years. Perhaps the most poignant lesson is this: how you structure your goals can set you up for failure or success. It‘s been my experience that action-oriented goals are much more productive than results-oriented goals. For example, let‘s say I want to lose 50 pounds this year. Is … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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VO Newbie Corner: The Time Is NOW!

I noticed lots of chatter in the various voice actor forums this month about new talent being unable and/or unwilling to begin auditioning. The reasons vary wildly but there is a lot of “my demos aren't ready and/or good enough”, “my website isn't ready and/or good enough” to “I don't sound like I think I should sound” and “I'm only good with my … [Read More...]