EWABS Ep 110 September 24, 2013



Published on Sep 24, 2013

Seth's (more talented) sister Rachael MacFarlane joined us for this blast of an episode.
(George obviously knows the MacFarlanes quite well, which makes for an interesting interview you won't want to miss).

Georges Tech Tid Bits: Soundproofing.
Should you sound proof? George gives us some practicality on the subject.

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Dan's Tip Of The Week: Audio Book Recording. 
Dan helps us understand some editing, and processing requirements.

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Welcome This Week's Guest: Voice Actress Rachael MacFarlane of American Dad, Family Guy, and more.
Interview questions, and topics included:
How the family is associated with both Seth, and Rachael's careers.
The differing recording environments involved in each series.
Rachael's ability to influence character direction.
How Rachael transitioned from musical theatre, to voice over.
How do you handle having young children, and being a voice over.
Georges work on Rachael's studio.
Rachael's typical day.
Rachael's production work.
Rachael's plans to expand into the commercial world.
Rachael gives us a sample of her Hayley character.
Current projects Rachael is working on.
Watch for this future episode of Family Guy. Rachael Guest Stars.
Rachael's audio chain.
Georges personal friendship with the MacFarlanes.

John Florian, and Voice Over Xtra.  The daily resource for voice over success. http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/index.htm 

Thanks to Harlan Hogan, and Voice Over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com/
Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.

Dan shows off his awesome modified voice over recording sign from Harlan, and Voice Over Essentials.

Spcial thanks to our newest sponsor: Edge Studios, full service voice over production, education, and resources.http://www.edgestudio.com/
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George reads us a viewer question.
A question about a headset for use on Les Mis. 
George shares a unique rig with us.

Thanks Eric Arrigoni for your recent donation.

Next Week: Google Hangout Edition
October 7th Debi Derryberry
October 14th Stew Herrera
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October 21st Maurice LaMarche

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