Tag Archives: audio

5 studio treatments you need in your life

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get on my wall

Just like your significant other, studios and recording spaces need to be treated right. If you’re looking to deviate from the stock standard charcoal coloured foam offerings, there’s a few sassy options out there to tame room reflection.

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How to survive OS updates in 5 simple steps

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OS SOS

It was late last year. Husbo did the unthinkable. In a momentary lapse in concentration he agreed to Apple’s enticing El Capitan OS proposition. And why wouldn’t he? Promises of increased productivity with split screens and a more intuitive Spotlight search. Pinned swipes and notes checklists—oh my. It sounded fan-bloody-tastic. Until I loaded up the ol’ DAW to record an urgent voice over.

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shiny new recording gadget alert

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oooh shiny

The sE Reflexion Filter® PRO is the original portable acoustic treatment. It’s a nifty little compact and portable acoustic absorber.

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Spot sounds: music for your commercials

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commercial music

They say the music maketh the commercial. Actually no, they don’t. But they should. Music in commercials and promos sets the mood. It supports the copy. It complements the voice over. It grabs attention.

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Voice overs on the go

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VO on the G-O

More and more, people are recording on the go or at home. Whether it’s voice overs, podcasts or vocals—there is a growing market for portable and economical options and I’ve just stumbled across something new.

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How to: build a reflection filter on the cheap

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getting crafty

If you want to tame your room reflection but don’t want to part with hundreds of dollars for a reflection filter, here is a solution. It’s cheap, lightweight, portable and super-quick to build.

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Microphone check 1, 2

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is this thing on?

I recently decided it was time to invest in a new microphone for my home studio. What I thought would be a relatively simple task actually involved a lot of work!

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Battling mouth noise

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epic fight scene

‘Click’, ‘smack’, ‘tick’! No, it’s not a Batman fight scene gone soft. I’m referring to those irritating audio blemishes caused by every vo’s nemesis—the dreaded mouth noise

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How loud is too loud?

turn that down!

turn that down!

Voice actors, producers and audio engineers—an infographic to help you protect one of your most important assets…

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