EWABS Ep.97 June 2nd, 2013

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Published on Jun 2, 2013

Simon Vance just returned home from New York City and is laden with a handful of medals and Audie awards. He shares his wisdom on audiobook narration, recording, editing, and answers a TON of viewer questions.
http://simonvance.com/ 
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George's Tech Tidbits: Twisted wave for audio books.
Twisted wave is issuing an update (1.1.1) 
George shows us some of the newest features.

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Dan's tip of the week: Front end processing. 
Should you use it at all, if so, how much is too much? 
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Welcome this week's guest: Simon Vance
Interview questions, and topics included:
Simon awards at the Audies this year.
What's it really like to receive such accolades?
What happens after the Audie Awards Show?
Who else attended?
What happened at the 2013 APAC Conference?
Recent audiobook standards.
The current state of the audiobook industry.
Some of the technical aspects of recording audiobooks.
Some of Simon's studio equipment.
Does the copy receive any special treatment prior to Simon voicing it?
Which audiobook gave Simon the most trouble?
What is Simon's favorite style of book to voice?
Which iPad app does Simon use to read from?
Simon's signal chain.
How often the Simon get directed?
Does Simon always pre read, or not?
Does Simon have any plans of writing for himself?
How does Simon prefer to edit?
What kind of work is available in unusual English accents? 
How does Simon handle balancing the performer, vs. the director side of the performance process.

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George's Tech Update:
Luci, a new audio streaming tool.
http://www.luci.eu/?page_id=967
George shows us the ATS acoustic cabinet.
George shares pics, and clips a recent Studio Suit installation.

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