Category Archives: Voice Over

Business looking for voiceover or radio ad?

So you are a small or medium business, and lets say you are looking to produce a short radio ad or web clip to advertise your business. You want two things… It needs to be cost effective, and it needs … Continue reading

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VOgig video 01 poem read

I finally decided to start recording some video about Voiceover, and the VO gig business. This is a short intro clip of Mike Voss reading a poem by William Ernest Henley. It is probably one of the most badass poems … Continue reading

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When it rains it pours! Bring on the VO work!

So after a long time of putting my feelers out there and peddling around my demo to various locations to land possible voiceover gigs it happened… the dreaded double day delivery! Two large VO projects due on the same night. … Continue reading

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Does a quiet place drive you crazy?

I just read an article about “the quietest place on earth” – the most incredible sound isolation booth you’ve ever seen located in south Minneapolis at Orfield Labs. I would absolutely love the opportunity to record a voice over gig … Continue reading

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Has anyone ever told you that you have a great radio voice?

I have heard this exact thing from countless people. You should be on TV! or on the radio! or a motivational speaker! These all sound like they would be really cool… don’t they? But the thing that they don’t tell … Continue reading

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Where not to start looking for voice over gigs…

While it may be tempting to check out places like Craigslist for voice over gigs – don’t do it! All you are going to find there is empty promises, and insulting prices! People don’t realize (or care) just how much … Continue reading

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Looking for that old time radio sound?

Wow this week has been crazy in the VO community! I guess everyone is getting ready to step out of hibernation and make the some Money! It will be interesting to see if we can land some major contracts with … Continue reading

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Lets talk software!

If you have ever been to a pro studio you have probably seen that 9 times out of 9 they are running ProTools as their main pro audio recording application. There is good reason for this. ProTools is one of … Continue reading

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Recording studio in the palm of your hand?

Let’s talk about the emerging tech behind a Mobile studio. There I was 20 miles away from my home studio when a request comes in to audition for a job. Do I hop in the car and race off to … Continue reading

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Cable madness

Speaking of XLR cables there is a lot of mystery revolving around how much to spend in this department too!  The quickest way to save yourself a bit of money here is to keep your Sound Booth close to your … Continue reading

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