Never trust a skinny chef

So you’ve decided that you want to be a sound engineer – and why wouldn’t you? In those social occasions when you’re having one of those Top-Trumps-‘What-do-you-do-for-a -living?’ conversations with people you’ve never met before you’ll trump teachers & nurses and wipe the floor with accountants and traffic wardens in the glamour stakes. All conversation … More Never trust a skinny chef

Update

So I haven’t been blogging. It’s because I’ve been busy working, and what a couple of months it’s been. I’ve been very busy with some really great projects so I thought I’d just tell you a bit about some of what I’ve been up to. I’ve been working in some voiceover production studios around Manchester … More Update

Epiphany

It’s been a busy month this month, so I’ve not had opportunity to think about and prepare a blog. So here’s an account of my musical awakening instead. I grew up in a musically fairly conservative household. My parents owned an average number of records which consisted of my Mum’s Beatles LPs and a lot … More Epiphany

Mic choice for VOs

This month I thought I’d have a brief look at microphones. These are obviously a massively important part of the recording chain and a huge topic to write about, so this time I want to skip the basics (I could well return to those at a later date) and consider microphone choice for voiceovers. So … More Mic choice for VOs

Try not to breathe

Time to write a blog that’s about actual sound production methinks… I need you to listen to this audio clip before you read further. Over the course of this year I’ve been reading quite a few blogs written by people involved in the VO industry. Some have been written by voiceovers, and some by producers … More Try not to breathe