EWABS Ep. 114 October 21, 2013 with Maurice LaMarche



Published on Oct 21, 2013

Maurice LaMarche joined us for a wonderful 40 minute interview! Chris Currier shows us the Neumann TLM 107 at the 135th AES Show in NYC.

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This Week's Guest: The Emmy Award winning Maurice LaMarche of Pinky and the brain, Futurama, and Inspector Gadget fame.
Interview questions, and topics included:
Maurice's portable recording set up.
The guys share some impromptu troubleshooting techniques with Maurice.
Maurice shares his recent experiences at some L.A. area studios.
Maurice shares some of the highlights of his recent work with Lexus.
Some fellow voice talent that Maurice admires.
Dan asks about Maurice's two Emmys.
How did Maurice get to where he is in his career?
Maurice lends some advice.
How long has Maurice been working with Rob Paulson?
Which of them was cast first for Pinky and the brain?
How many auditions; and what type, does Maurice do each day?
Maurice gives us a sample of his Fruit Loops character Toucan Sam.
Are there any plans with Rob Paulson to do future Pinky and the brain episodes?
Does Maurice have a Toronto/Canadian agent?
Was Paul Frees an inspiration in regards to Toucan Sam?
What sort of things does Maurice do to keep his voice in shape?
What sort of training would Maurice recommend.
What sort of parts has Maurice missed out on, or would he like to do in the future?
Has Maurice done any video games?
Maurice gives a personal shout out to Diane Meritt.

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