EWABS Episode 73 December 2, 2012

12Mar

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Published on Dec 2, 2012 Randye Kaye joins Dan and George this week on East West Audio Body Shop! Check out ewabs.com for more about the show, including show notes, logoware, more... ________________________________________­________________________________

This week's special guest is: Randye Kaye Screen actor, voice actor, voice over coach. http://www.randyekaye.com/ http://spokenwordinc.com/benbehindhis... https://www.facebook.com/randye.kaye

Also George will be shaving his him Movember stash live, before a chat audience.

This week was also the NYC VO mixer Randye will help fill us in on the event.

George's tech this week: Large diaphragm vs small diaphragm (shotgun) microphones. Pros and cons how each are used. Georgie also shows us a small lav Mike.

Visit George at VOStudioTech.com Or follow George's Twitter: @EWABS_Show

Announcements: (Be sure to watch as George shave's his 'stash) George and Dan's team raised $ 2,595.00 dollars for men's cancer awareness. EWABS MINI Pop Filters - You should have all received an email from KCurriden coming soon to a mailbox near you!!! Don't forget to send us a pic of you with it!! Some of you have them already!! To follow EWABS please subscribe and like the EWABS facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/eastwest.aud... HolidayMagicCD.com - For Children's Hospitals around the country---connect with VO Talent Jeff Gelder--10 year anniversary. Dec 8 fundraiser in San Diego---go to holiday magic CD.com for more information. TIS the SEASON for SWAG- --EWABS Gift Giving!!http://Shop.EWABS.com EWABS announces new e-support membership pricing. Sign up for the remainder of 2012 for just $39.95 per month.

Dan's tip of the week: Auditions Important tips, what you should know.

Visit Dan at HomeVoiceOverStudio.com/ Or follow Dan's Twitter: @HomStudioMan

Welcome this week's special guest: Randye Kaye - Randye fills us in on the NYC mixer. - How Randye got started in voice over. - Randye shares her personal story of commitment to the industry. - Randye chairs a personal story of hope and a bit about her book / audiobook: "Ben behind his voices." - George asks randye to share her travel gear setup.... and other innovative techniques. - Randye discusses her coaching at edge studios. - Randye offers us her marketing perspective. - Randye also offers social media tips. - Randy's involvement with wovo, and the voiceover community in general. - Randy relates howl social media helps alleviate some of the alone time associated with long form narration. - Randy talks business and marketing relationships. - The guys invite Randye back in 2013.

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

Thanks to Harlan Hogan and Voiceover Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.

WOULD YOU like to be one of our monthly sponsors??? Contact us at EWABSHOP.com to discuss!!!

The guys reveal their plans for the show in 2013.

Next week's guest: Joan Baker

Also coming soon: The Voxey Ladies Deb Munroe George was recently at a party with Billy West who is also slated as a guest for 2013. December 23rd will be the EWABS Christmas hangout party.

George plays us a clip of Jim Cummings' remarkable singing skills. George was recently at a party with Billy West, who is also slated as a guest for 2013.

Join the EWABS Correspondent Contest. Make a VO or home studio related video, and send it to ewabshop@gmail.com

The best way to keep track of the shows activities is to visit the EWABS Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/eastwest.aud...

Thanks again to our sponsors. Harlan Hogan's Voice over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Voice Over Xtra http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/index.htm

Special thanks to the shows producer, Katherine Curriden. Also, thanks to Jason Lawson for providing our weekly show notes. Send us questions, and be on our show where Dan and George will solve your home studio problems live! Call 818-47EWABS, that's 818 473-9227, and leave us your question in the voice mail box. Go to ewabs.com for details.

Contributions are also welcome at shop.ewabs.com

EWABS Episode 72 November 18th, 2012

12Mar

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Published on Nov 18, 2012 Chris Fries, commercial and video game voiceover joins us this week from his home studio via Skype. ________________________________________­___________________________________

Happy Thanksgiving everyone !

This week's special guest is: Chris Frieshttp://www.chrisfriesvoices.com/ Chris joins us this week from his home studio via Skype.

George's Tech this week: Traveling Voice Over Is it feasible for your genre of voice over ? What about connectivity on the road ? Some excellent advice from the guys.

Visit George at VOStudioTech.com Or follow George's Twitter: @EWABS_Show

Announcements: - November is Movember US.movember.com To donate to Dan & George's teamhttp://us.movember.com/team/601381 - EWABS MINI Pop Filters - You should have all received email from KCurriden-- they have been ordered--so coming soon to a mailbox near you!!! Don't forget to send us a pic of you with it!! - 2012 NYC Voice Over Mixerhttp://voicetalentproductions.com/Eve... $10 Donation at the door, but you will need to RSVP. Thanks to Erik Sheppard and Voxy Ladies ! - EWABS announces new e-support membership pricing. Sign up for the remainder of 2012 for just $39.95 per month. Go to ewabs.com and click on E- support. - 'TIS the SEASON for SWAG- --EWABS Gift Giving!!http://Shop.EWABS.com - Join Joe Cipriano at Prime Time Voices For Children, ventures to spread goodwill and charitable giving to children in need. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/primetimevoi... - HolidayMagicCD.com - For Children's Hospitals around the country---connect with VO Talent Jeff Gelder--10 year anniversary. Dec 8 fundraiser in San Diego---go to website for more info.

Dan's tip of the week: What's the best recording software ? Dan weighs in with several examples. George gives his opinion as well.

Visit Dan at HomeVoiceOverStudio.com/ Or follow Dan's Twitter: @HomStudioMan

Welcome this week's special guest: Chris Fries ,commercial and video game voice actor. http://www.chrisfriesvoices.com/

- Chris shares how he got involved in voice over. - How he advanced his career voice over - Chris once worked as a jailer on his way to full time VO. - How Scott Rummell acted as Chris' mentor. - George shares some video of Chris in the booth. - Which genres of work Chris works in. - Chris shares some of his work in video games. - Chris gives us a tour of his studio. - How Chris had to train for all the genres he services.

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

Thanks to Harlan Hogan and Voiceover Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.

WOULD YOU like to be one of our monthly sponsors??? Contact us at ewabshop.com to discuss!!!

Studio pic / clip of the week: Craig Bowershttp://craigbowersvo.com/ Featuring a unique curtain-like enclosure.

Ewabs_show Twitter..

Future Shows: 11-25---No Show Tonight --Happy Turkey Day!! 12-2----Randye Kaye 12-9----Joan Baker

Join the EWABS Correspondent Contest. Make a VO or home studio related video, and send it to ewabshop@gmail.com

The best way to keep track of the shows activities is to sign up for the EWABS Facebook group. http://www.facebook.com/groups/EWABS/

Thanks again to our sponsors. Harlan Hogan's Voice over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Voice Over Xtra http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/index.htm

Special thanks to the shows producer, Katherine Curriden. Also, thanks to Jason Lawson for providing our weekly show notes. And Lee Pinney for updating our weekly podcast archives. Send us questions, and be on our show where Dan and George will solve your home studio problems live! Call 818-47EWABS, that's 818 473-9227, and leave us your question in the voice mail box. Go to ewabs.com for details.

Contributions are also welcome at shop.ewabs.com

HAVE a Great THANKSGIVING!!!!!

EWABS Episode 71 November 11, 2012

12Mar

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Published on Nov 11, 2012 Tom Kenny, voice of Spongebob Squarepants, is our very special studio guest this week! WOW, we've made the big time of podcasting, folks! ________________________________________­______________________________ This week's special guest is Tom Kenny voice of SpongeBob SquarePants. Also a surprise guest appearance.

George's tech of the week: The Reflexion Filter. How useful is it aside from it's basic purpose ? Dan gives a brief demonstration of the affect the filter has on his acoustics.

Don't forget to get your gear ! shop.ewabs.com

Visit Dan at homevoiceoverstudio.com/

Announcements November is Movember ! A mustache growing contest for men's cancer issues. http://us.movember.com/?home

EWABS announces new e-support membership pricing. Sign up for the remainder of 2012 for just $39.95 per month. Go to ewabs.com and click on E- support.

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

Dan's tip of the week: Soundproofing vs Sound Dampening What is sound isolation ? How does it relate to this ? Watch for Dan's new concept the "studio suit" acoustical treatment.

George shares video footage of how he met Tom Kenny at a fundraiser, with special guest appearance by Ella.

Visit George at vostudiotech.com

Welcome this week's special guest: Tom Kenny.http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0444786/

- Tom discusses the huge popularity of SpongeBob SquarePants. - Tom got his start doing stand up comedy in Syracuse, New York. - Tom describes how difficult it was to transition to full time voice over, compared to his start in comedy. - Tom and the guys discuss the false rumors of Tom's demise. (aka twitter-death) - Tom discusses how SpongeBob SquarePants is related to his beginnings with Rocko's Modern Life. - Tom shares a bit about the production of the new sponge bob Christmas movie. - George and Dan ask Tom about the music for SpongeBob. - Tom reveals there is a new downloadable SpongeBob Christmas album. - "It's a SpongBob Christmas" album is available on iTunes And at Amazon. - Tom and the guys discuss the other cast members of Spongebob. - Tom gets down to the nitty gritty of how Sponge bobs Character voice was created. - Tom shares how his typical day goes. - Tom shares a bit about his other voice acting roles. (see IMBD link above) - Dan's son Jacob has a fun moment with Tom. - Tom relates a bit about the newer style sponge bob, and a bit about patchy the pirate. - Tom ends by performing a live drop for the podcast.

Thanks to Harlan Hogan and Voiceover Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.

Please welcome our surprise extra guests: Mara Junot, and her husband Steve. A brief conversational interview about how Mara came to be in LA, and met up with Tom Kenny at George's. The topic turns to this year's NYC mixer, a V0 travel tip, Then a bit about Steve's music career.

Next week's guest will be Chris fries.

Join the EWABS Correspondent Contest. Make a VO or home studio related video, and send it to ewabshop@gmail.comewabshop@gmail.com

The best way to keep track of the shows activities is to sign up for the EWABS Facebook group. http://www.facebook.com/groups/EWABS/...

Thanks again to our sponsors. Harlan Hogan's Voice over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Voice Over Xtra http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/index.htm

Special thanks to the shows producer, Katherine Curriden. Also, thanks to Jason Lawson for providing our weekly show notes. Send us questions, and be on our show where Dan and George will solve your home studio problems live! Call 818-47EWABS, that's 818 473-9227, and leave us your question in the voice mail box. Go to ewabs.com for details.

Contributions are also welcome at shop.ewabs.com

EWABS Episode70 November 4, 2012

11Mar

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Published on Nov 4, 2012 This week's special guest is: Lori Alan. Roles include Pearl the whale/SpongeBob, Diane the anchor woman/Family Guy, Chairy/Pee Wee's Playhouse, the fantastics, and others. www.Facebook.com/Loritalk

Dan returns this week from his seminar in Toronto.

All of our thoughts go out to the survivors of sandy and we're hoping for a speedy recovery for those hardest hit.

George's tech this week: Screen capture How it can help in your marketing efforts. For Mac you will need Quicktime, SoundFlower and an app called line in for monitoring.

Visit Dan at homevoiceoverstudio.com/

Announcements: Get your gear ! shop.ewabs.com Order your EWABS custom mini pop stop today.

Dan's tip of the week: Broadcast Quality What is it ? What does it mean ? Professional quality audio, and what it means.

Visit George at vostudiotech.com

Welcome this week's special guest: Lori Alan. www.Facebook.com/Loritalk

The guys share a bit of witty banter with Lorie, then discuss topics including: - SpongeBob SquarePants - Lori's on screen acting career, and how she got started in voice over. - How Lori comes from an extremely creative family and background. - The type of pieces Judy enjoys performing the most. - Improvisation - Some of Lori's more recent work, Hugglemonstors. - Lori's studio Versus time spent at the larger studios. - George's work on Lori's home studio. - Lori's plans to produce or direct.

Thanks to Harlan Hogan and Voiceover Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.

Dan shares about his recent meet up with Pat Sweeney, complete with studio pics. Pat's studio features an acoustical cloud.

The guys talk a bit about "proofing" audio books.

George's Tech Tid-Bits: What's the technical take on the new Windows 8 ? George's first impression of a convertible laptop, and the Lenovo surface vs. the ipad mini, and other options in this general category.

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

Thanks Randye Kaye for your recent purchase of an EWABS mini pop stop.

Randye Kaye is also scheduled to be next week's special guest.

Coming soon: Chris Fries, and Tom Kenny

Special thanks to George, and Dan's Families for their support of this production.

The best way to keep track of the shows activities is to sign up for the EWABS Facebook group. http://www.facebook.com/groups/EWABS/

Join the EWABS Correspondent Contest. Make a VO or home studio related video, and send it to ewabshop@gmail.com

Thanks again to our sponsors. Harlan Hogan's Voice over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Voice Over Xtra http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/index.htm

Special thanks to the shows producer Katherine Curriden. Also, thanks to Jason Lawson for providing our weekly show notes. Send us questions, and be on our show where Dan and George will solve your home studio problems live! Call 818-47EWABS, that's 818 473-9227, and leave us your question in the voice mail box. Go to ewabs.com for details.

Contributions are also welcome at shop.ewabs.com

EWABS Episode 69 October 21, 2012

11Mar

Published on Oct 22, 2012 This week's special guest is: Eric Smith, President, and Founder of Auralex Acoustics. http://www.auralex.com/

George, and Dan discuss the possibility of having a representative of ACX as a special guest.

George's Tech Tid-Bits: George shows us his "Ikea hack" standing desk. Thursday was George's birthday happy 39th George ! Visit George at vostudiotech.com

This Weeks Announcements: Only Five more orders, and the first main EWABS Mini pop-stop, pop filter order can be placed. EWABS would like to announce E-support membership: Unlimited one on one help with Dan and George. $75 per month or $750 per year (2 months free) Click the support Link at the top of ewabs.com. There will be exclusive content, and other pluses with membership. Next week Dan has a seminar in Toronto with Elley-Ray Hennessy. Next week's show will be in Google Hangouts: Please send a question or topic to be discussed during the show to be included in the hangout. Hangout guests will rotate depending on topics, and questions. Don't forget the chance to win a Charter Oak S700 MIC....see details at http://VOBuzzWeekly.com/contest

Dan's tip of the week: Phone Patch Solutions. Where did phone patching come from ? What alternatives are available today ?

Visit Dan at homevoiceoverstudio.com/

Welcome this week's special guest: Eric Smith President, and Founder of Auralex Acoustics. http://www.auralex.com

Bill shares some of his rich and varied history in the audio industry. His past lives include: Radio personality, production director, talk show host, Voice Over talent. Bill shares how Auralex began. Bill describes how a Auralex is much greener, and user friendly today. Recycling as a part of the Auralex production process. Your ears, versus what the mic hears. Bill discusses is the free information available at acoustics101.com. New Auralex products in the making. Auralex goes both worldwide, and locally with some select products becoming available at HomeDepot.com. Bill discusses some Auralex product applications. George comments on the pre-design services available at the Auralex website. Bill shares his thoughts on room treatment for voice over. MoPads for your monitors. Bill and the guys share some mounting tips for those who rent, or don't want to mount Auralex directly to their walls etc. Portabooth and AuraLex.

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

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

The guys field some viewer questions, and comments.

George introduces an extra special guest this week, his mom. George's mom shares the fun she's having on vacation there with George and family, complete with guest appearance by Ella, George's daughter.

Tune in to VO Buzz Weekly, and watch part one, of a two part interview with George.

Join the EWABS Correspondent Contest. Make a VO or home studio related video, and send it to ewabshop@gmail.com

The best way to keep track of the shows activities is to sign up for the EWABS Facebook group. http://www.facebook.com/groups/EWABS/

Future Shows Include: Nov 4 ---Lori Alan - characters--including movie, Finding Nemo. Nov 11 ---Randye Kaye - VO, teacher, author.

Thanks again to our sponsors. Harlan Hogan's Voice over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Voice Over Xtra http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/index.htm

Special thanks to the shows producer Katherine Curriden. Also, thanks to Jason Lawson for providing our weekly show notes. Send us questions, and be on our show where Dan and George will solve your home studio problems live! Call 818-47EWABS, that's 818 473-9227, and leave us your question in the voice mail box. Go to ewabs.com for details. Contributions are also welcome at shop.ewabs.com

EWABS Episode 67 October 7, 2012

7Mar

This week's special guest is: Dave Fennoy "The HULU Guy !" Dave provides voices for commercials, narrations, TV voices, award shows, animations, and games. http://www.davefennoy.com/

George's Tech Tid-Bits This Week : Noise Reduction Techniques. The guys share how noise reduction works. How much is too much, noise gates, which should you use, and why.

Visit George at vostudiotech.com

This week's announcements : The new EWABS mini pop stop is now available for pre order. Lightweight, portable, and effective. EWABS would like to announce E-support membership: Unlimited one on one help with Dan and George. Go to ewabs.com and look for the E- support link. Dan will be having a workshop in Toronto, along with Elley-Ray Hennessy, October 27th, and 28th .... address here.....

Dan's tip of the week : Computer Maintenance Several tips to clean up, and speed up your computer.

Visit Dan at homevoiceoverstudio.com/

Welcome this week's special guest : Dave Fennoy "The HULU Guy !". We join Dave in his home studio. Dave shares with us what his average day is like. The auditioning process. Audio books. How Dave got started. Dave's demo. Dave's microphone, and Booth. Other equipment. Is teaching also in Dave's VO future ? Dave's animation, and game demo.

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

Thanks to Harlan Hogan and Voiceover Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.

Tech news this week : Mountain lion has new updates. pro Tools now compatible with Mac. Both Dan, and George are now on Mac minis. A tech website George uses called Ifixit.com. Sony Sound Forge is now Mac compatible, though stripped down from the Windows version. George gives a quick review.

Dave Courvoisier will be guest host next week, as Dan still plans to attend FAFFCON. (Sorry to hear about your Father In Law Dan.) Dan will be reporting from FAFCON, provided he attends.

Next week's SPECIAL guest is to be announced. Oct. 21st Bill Smith of Auralex. Nov. 4th Lori Alan.

The best way to keep track of the shows activities is to sign up for the EWABS Facebook group. http://www.facebook.com/groups/EWABS/

Thanks again to our sponsors. Harlan Hogan's Voice over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Voice Over Xtra http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/index.htm

Special thanks to the shows producer Katherine Curriden. Also, thanks to Jason Lawson for providing our weekly show notes. Send us questions, and be on our show where Dan and George will solve your home studio problems live! Call 818-47EWABS, that's 818 473-9227, and leave us your question in the voice mail box. Go to ewabs.com for details.

Contributions are also welcome at shop.ewabs.com

EWABS Episode 66 September 30, 2012

7Mar

EWABS would like to thank Harlan Hogan and Voiceover Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.

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

Several of the regular viewers attended, and had questions or comments.

Hangout guests included: - Our Hosts: Dan Lenard and George Whittam - Patrick Sweeney - Graeme Spicer - Susan Bernard - Jerry Reed - William Cheung - Kevin Scheuller - David Bucci - Bob Hurley - Jason Lawson

Visit George at vostudiotech.com Visit Dan at homevoiceoverstudio.com/

Google Hangout Topis Included: - Dan's recent work with Audacity. - Dan's webinar on Audacity is on Tue. Oct. 2nd at 9:00pm (EST) go to homevoiceoverstudio.com for details - Studio Six's iAudio interface. - Mobile recording setups in general. - EWABS debuts the new EWABS adjustable pop screen. (soon available at ewabs.com). - The EWABS corespondent contest is still open. - Studio Ventilation. - EWABS on the road, the guy's plan to tour select areas if enough people are interested. - Apogee and it's performance with baritone pitches. The guys say no problem. - More on the Apogee. - Focusrite Forte' - Frankenmic (Dan's vintage ribbon mic) - WOVO's progress. - Chatroom questions. - Android capabilities, though unfortunately no external mic interface. - Tuning off programs in ipad to save battery power. - Stay tuned at this point, George finally rejoins the in progress hangout. - George is consulting with Graeme Spicer on George's branding. - Shotgun mic, or super cardioid ?

Don't forget to get your gear ! shop.ewabs.com Announcing EWABS E-Support, see the support menu item at ewabs.com

Next week's Special Guest will be: Dave Fennoy :The Hulu Guy"

Make a VO or home studio related video, and send it to ewabshop@gmail.com

The best way to keep track of the shows activities is to sign up for the EWABS Facebook group. http://www.facebook.com/groups/EWABS/

Thanks again to our sponsors. Harlan Hogan's Voice over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Voice Over Xtra http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/index.htm

Special thanks to the shows producer Katherine Curriden. Also, thanks to Jason Lawson for providing our weekly show notes. Send us questions, and be on our show where Dan and George will solve your home studio problems live! Call 818-47EWABS, that's 818 473-9227, and leave us your question in the voice mail box. Go to ewabs.com for details.

Contributions are also welcome at shop.ewabs.com

EWABS Episode 65 September 23, 2012

7Mar

Guest - Simon Vance This week's show is all about audiobooks.

This week's special guest is: Simon Vance "Monster" audiobook narrator. http://simonvance.com/

EWABS would like to announce E-support membership: Unlimited one on one help with Dan and George. Membership starts at 75 dollars per month. Go to ewabs.com and look for the E- support link.

Many things go into recording audio books, one of them is a good space to record in. Audiobook recording logistics, acoustics and noise.

Dan adds his experiences recording audio books.

George relates some market trends and the experience level necessary for entry into audiobook work.

Visit George at vostudiotech.com

This week's announcements: A special guest request goes out from the guys, to Maurice LaMarche.

VOAT's week 1 winners won a Focusrite virtual reference monitoring box, and a portable tripod.

Rowell Gormon won an EWABS Club membership.

EWABS also gave away a Clearspot 4G modem. and awarded a 2 hour marketing consultation with EWABS producer Katherine Curriden.

Oct. 2nd Dan will hold a webinar on Audacity. Go to the homevoiceoverstudio.com/ site under webinars. Or visit Voiceover Xtra http://www.voiceoverxtra.com.

Dan's tip of he week: Recording, and processing audio books. Dan demonstrates a hands on example of recording an audio book. Dan takes related questions from chat room viewers.

Visit Dan at homevoiceoverstudio.com/

Welcome this week's special guest: Simon Vance, winner of six Audie awards http://simonvance.com/

Simon shares his thoughts on editing for audio books, and how he began at BBC editing reel to reel.

Interview topics include: - Punch and roll, or precision editing ? - How Simon's career began. - Simon shares his acting background. - Simon estimates his audiobook count at 600 to 700 titles. - Which of his audio books was Simon's favorite ? - What of Simon's lost work ? - Viewers get a tour of Simon's home studio. - Simon shares how he works with digital copy. - What sort of preparation does Simon do ? - What do producers ask for in sound quality ? - Are there ever directors involved ? - Industry pay rates.

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

Thanks to Harlan Hogan and Voiceover Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.

This Week's Pics and Clips: Mike Bratton A studio bricks isolation booth from Spain, and audio clips.

EWABS Episode 68 October 14, 2012

7Mar

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This week's special guest is: Tara Strong My Little Pony, Rugrats, Hello Kitty, Many more credits, too many to list here. http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/Tara-Strong/ https://www.facebook.com/tara.strong.514

Also with special guest host: Dave Courvoisier from Las Vegas.

Dan attended Faffcon this weekend in Charlotte North Carolina, and will be on the return trip home. Dan's father in law recently passed away, Condolences Dan.

George, and Dave discuss their experiences at prior Faffcons. George, and Dave share that Faffcon will become a yearly event going forward.

Dave Showcases a brief comparison between the Mic Port Pro, and the Shure X2U. George compares Heil's USBQ version of the above.

Chat room viewer Diane Merritt asks about Dave's air turn, a remote, foot pedal, page turner. watch for upcoming reviews.

George discusses the MicroBook II interface.

Visit George at vostudiotech.com

This Week's Announcements EWABS would like to announce E-support membership: Unlimited one on one help with Dan and George. Membership starts at 75 dollars per month. Click the support Link at the top of ewabs.com

The new EWABS Mini Pop Stop is now available for ordering as a group buy. George explains.

Don't forget to get your gear ! shop.ewabs.com

George, and Dave have a brief discussion regarding next week's guest Bill Smith of Auralex.

George will be on VO buzz weekly October 21st, and October 28th.

George discusses a chance to win a Charter Oak S700 mic. ....viewers should send a video to VO Buzz Weekly about why they love East West Audio Body Shop.

Gabby Nistico will be speaking in Dallas Texas October 20th.

George's birthday is Thursday, Happy Birthday George !

Visit Dan at homevoiceoverstudio.com/

Please welcome this week's special guest: Tara Strong.

George interviews Tara at her residence. George's wife Amy assists the production. Tara discusses how George aided in her studio's construction.

- Watch Tara audition from her studio. - Tara discusses how much work is done from home, versus larger production studios. - Tara shares her work flow, and how her home studio is a key element. - Tara shares some career stories. - Tara discusses her work on My Little Pony. - How Tara begin her career even as a child. - Tara performs a sample from Hello Kitty, and discusses her work on Rugrats. - George asks about Tara's usual day.

Thanks to Harlan Hogan and Voiceover Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.

George, and Dave discuss how genuine, and professional Tara is, and the talent of her children.

George shares that Tom Kenny voice of SpongeBob, is a potential future guest.

Dave relates some pertinent information regarding WOVO. the first round of invitations for applications are out.

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

George relates that Focusrite has come out with the Itrack, a plugin interface for the iPad, mac, or pc.

Join the EWABS Correspondent Contest. Make a VO or home studio related video, and send it to ewabshop@gmail.com

The best way to keep track of the shows activities is to sign up for the EWABS Facebook group. http://www.facebook.com/groups/EWABS/

Thanks again to our sponsors. Harlan Hogan's Voice over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com Voice Over Xtra http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/index.htm

Special thanks to the shows producer Katherine Curriden. Also, thanks to Jason Lawson for providing our weekly show notes. Send us questions, and be on our show where Dan and George will solve your home studio problems live! Call 818-47EWABS, that's 818 473-9227, and leave us your question in the voice mail box. Go to ewabs.com for details.

Contributions are also welcome at shop.ewabs.com