EWABS Ep. 105 August 12, 2013



Published on Aug 12, 2013

Casting Director, Voice Director, and technology blogger Juan Carlos Bagnell, AKA "Some Audio Guy" is our guest.

George returns from his recent business trip to New York.
Dan shows us his new display case for his antique microphones.

George's Tech Tidbits: Neumann Microphones.
Chris Currier of Sennheiser sent George a few Neumann microphones this week; including a TLM-103MT, U87, TLM-193. George shows them to us, and goes over some of their features. George will be bringing us some audio from each of these soon.

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Dan's Tip Of The Week: What's the best recording software?
Dan gives us several things to consider, and some useful advice.
George gives us some further choices.

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Welcome This Week's Guest: Juan Carlos Bagnell aka "Some Audio Guy."
Interview topics, and questions included:
Juan's start in the business.
As a casting director, and voice over director, what is Juan's casting work like?
The actual workflow involved.
Facilitating relationships, narrowing the search.
How much of Juan's casting is union?; non-union?
Does Juan receive many auditions from outside the LA area?
Juan's experiences as voice over director.
What's the biggest mistake Talent make?
What can talent do to increase their chances?
Juan's work with http://www.yourtechreport.com/,http://www.examiner.com/
What does Juan feel is the next biggest thing in tech?
How does Juan define "conversational" for vo?
Have the tastes of clients changed in the last year or two?

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Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.

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George thanks our recent donors.
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Future Shows:
AUG 19 ----David Kaye
AUG 24--------POKER CLASSIC---$ for the DLF LAB
AUG 26-----Google Hangout
Sept 2-------Labor Day - No show this week.
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George lists a couple of blogs he follows each week that include recent happenings, and things we should be aware of as voice over artists.

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