Blog: Tips for in studio

A Good Home Studio Mic

There are plenty of affordable studio microphones available. One of the most popular is the Shure SM7. Used by many professional recording artists such as Foo Fighters, Adele and Lana Del Rey (to name a few) but is a top choice for voice over artists as well.

It has a warm sound and is easy to use in any room to get a consistent sound without a lot of set up. The Shure SM7 has the ability to give you a big studio sound even if you are recording your vocal tracks in the back of a tour bus. It...

Recipe for an awesome Home Studio

With the holidays a lots of folks have recipes on the brain including Voice Coach Deb Munro. She is back with us to share her take on what she thinks are some of the best pieces of equipment for building or updating a quality in home recording studio. Check out her recipe for a delicious "Equipment Entree."

"This recipe must start with the following ingredients:

1 Cardiod Microphone with Shock mount and optional desk top adaptor.

1 Mixer

1 Software Editing Program

1 XLR cable (25 feet or more)

1 XLR cable (6-10 feet for travel)

1 Pair of Studio...

Hiding Behind the Mask

Since Halloween is right around the corner, it's the time of year when we are tempted to pretend to be someone else. Here is a great piece from  voice coach Deb Munro, who argues that is not always the best idea when doing voice overs.
"My favorite time of year is upon us yet again.  For those of you new to my world, I love Halloween the most because I find most people more ‘themselves’.  If you go out for the evening, or on the streets with the kids, pay attention to how much more approachable people are.   I truly find people come out of...

Child voice actors, the fruit does not fall far from the tree!

Qualified child voice actors who work online can be hard to find. They must have access to a professional home studio, so usually they are the kids of other voice actors working in the business. We spoke to a couple of these kids who work for Internetjock and asked them how they got started.

Nicole’s resume includes: animation videos, commercials for cars, mattresses, restaurants, play houses, politicians, and longer narrations forElearning. Not bad for an 11 year old voice talent!

I asked her Mom, InternetJock Dana how she became a vo talent, and she shared a bit about how Nicole got started.