EWABS Ep.89 March 31st, 2013

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Published on Mar 31, 2013 Our Easter edition Google Hangout ! Happy Easter, and Passover everyone !

Hangout guests included: Dan Lenard George Whittam Lee Pinney Anne Ganguzza Anthony Gettig Steve Tardio Patrick Sweeny Jason Lawson David Kaplan and, Doug Turkel

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Questions and topics discussed included: Dan's recently aquired Tannoy ribbon Mic. Dan and Anthony's recent experience with Canadian customs. Mic Port Pro quality / durability. Dan, Anthony and Pat Sweeney at Pat Sweeney's meetup group. Studio Suit's sound deadening capabilities. Traveling with your microphone. George's Rode HS1-P headset. Projects, and popular equipment George has worked on recently. ISDN fasing out ? Source connect, other options. Microphones: Charteroak........ Neumann, others. Pat Sweeney's American/Canadian pronunciation sheet. Pat Sweeney's reaction when Dan,and Anthony called from the Canadian border. David Kaplan's recent projects. ARU Studio, Chicago. Whisper Room versus Studio Bricks, and ventilation. Room size issues. Larger, or smaller booth ? David Kaplan's recent Maurice Tobias workshop. Porta-booth pro, Harlan Hogan Headphones. The hangout guest's portable setups. George shows us a prototype 416 pop screen.

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

EWABS announces e-support membership. Just $39.95 per month. Go to ewabs.com and click on E- support.

Next week's guest is Joyce Castellanos. April 14th: Anthony Mendez.(Tentative) April 21st: The long-awaited return of Dr. Joel Bernstein, Dan's otolaryngologist. Dr. Bernstein will be speaking on hearing loss. TBA: Bob Souer.

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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, Dave Courvosier for providing the shows weekly intro, to Jason Lawson for providing our weekly show notes, and to Lee Pinney for keeping our podcast up-to-date.

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EWABS Ep.88 March 24, 2013

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Published on Mar 24, 2013 J. S. Gilbert joins us, lots of sage advice about the VO business. http://jsgilbert.com/ Like JS Gilbert at: https://www.facebook.com/jsgilbert

George's Tech Tidbits: Mic Proximity. George shows us an example of mic positioning using a porta-booth.

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Announcements: Thanks for donating. EWABS E-support membership: Unlimited one on one help with Dan and George. $39.95/mo. EWABS.com is down. EWABS.net is currently working. Dan will be at voice world Toronto May fourth, along with lots of other great speakers. voiceworldtoronto.com Check out faffcamp - Enter promo code WoVo ! Faff Camp May 3-5, 2013 see http://faffcamp.com/

Dan's Tip of The Week: Recording on Your Tablet. Dan introduces us to a cool app, and demonstrates using twistedwave. Airturn can even make things completely hands-free.

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

Welcome This Week's Guest JS Gilbert: Who is J S Gilbert ?? http://jsgilbert.com/

Interview questions and topics included: JS offers a tip using an iAudioInterface2. JS Gilbert's original game voices. More recent game characters JS has portrayed. Where did the term "Gilbertism" come from ? JS Gilbert's lengthy career in voice over. The state of voice over today. Is experience still highly valued in voice over ? Entering into voice over ? JS Gilbert's perspective. JS Gilbert's typical day. JS shows true dedication to voice over. Full time income from gaming voices ? What drives JS to do what he does so well. JS gives us some final advice regarding relationships. Like JS Gilbert at: https://www.facebook.com/jsgilbert

VO-xtra 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.

Pic and clip of the week: A booth in the bathroom ? Next week is our monthly Google Hangout Special. Apri 7th Joyce Castellanos

Let us know who you would like to see on the show !

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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, Dave Courvosier for providing the shows weekly intro, to Jason Lawson for providing our weekly show notes, and Lee Pinney for keeping our podcast up-to-date. 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.

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EWABS Ep.87 Audio Master Round Table on March 17th, 2013

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ublished on Mar 17, 2013 Dan and George are joined by VO tech masters Uncle Roy Yokelson, Joe van Riper and Cliff Zellman. We had an awesome Tech Masters Round Table and covered a huge range of topics, check it out.

Happy St. Patrick's Day Everyone !

George's Tech Tidbits: Genius ? George's recent experience with an Apple genius.

Welcome Our Roundtable Guests: Uncle Roy Yokelson Joe Van Riper Cliff Zellman And our hosts: George Whittam Dan Lenard

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The Roundtable: Six topics were prepared, the answers to resulting questions, and the discussions that flowed from those topics are listed below.

1) (2 Parts) ( a)Soundproofing in a home studio; impossible, plausible, in-expensive ? ( b) Which is more important soundproofing or room acoustics ? What sort of jobs might require more soundproofing ? Window treatment. Room tone. Location. Soundproofing versus sound dampening. Hard versus soft surfaces. Studio size, and configuration.

2)Buying the right stuff. Who to ask. Who not to ask. Equipment considerations. Smarter shopping. Mike testing scenarios, and tips.

3) Mic Price versus quality. Each panelist gives their microphone recommendations. Dynamic mics ? Lots of great mic info.

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Announcements: Happy Second Anniversary EWABS ! Thanks to our recent donors. WOULD YOU like to be one of our monthly sponsors ?? Contact us at ewabshop.com to discuss!!! Thanks to Lee Pinney for reestablishing our itunes podcast.

Topics and questions continue. 4)External preamp ? Channel strip ? Who should be doing front end processing ? Plug Ins. Audition processing ?

5) When to Normalize. Each panelist explains their technique. Human compressor ? Normalization tips.

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

One thing all of our panelists agreed on, was...

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

6)Panelist topics, and questions from Chat room viewers. Home studio hum. Processing revisited. If client asks for processing, and you don't understand the request, one of our panelists can help you. Favorite pre amp recommendations. Summations from our panelists.

Next week's Guest: J.S. Gilbert. March 31: Google hangouts. April 7: Joyce Castellanos.

A special thank you to Dave Courvosier (Courvo) who voices the shows intro. each week. Thanks Dave !

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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 keeping our podcast up-to-date.

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.

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EWABS Ep. 86 March 10th, 2013

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Published on Mar 10, 2013 On this very special episode of EWABS, we are joined by Chuck Duran, and Stacey J Aswad. Hosts of VO Buzz Weekly! Hear how it all got started and more about Chuck and Stacey than you'll find anywhere else. vobuzzweekly.com staceyjaswad.com/ http://www.demosthatrock.com/

EWABS would like to thank Doug Turkel for allowing Dan to use his studio to complete this week's promo.

Chuck, and Stacy join us live from George's studio.

George's Tech Tidbits: Skype's new codec. Higher-quality audio is coming. George also introduces us to Mixer Buddy, a sort of multi-feature, custom patch bay for your studio. http://www.broadcasttools.com/view_pr...

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Announcements: Next week is EWABS two year anniversary. EWABS E-support membership: Unlimited one on one help with Dan and George. $39.95/mo. Click the support Link at the top of ewabs.com Thanks to our recent donators. Dan will be at voice world Toronto May fourth, along with lots of other great speakers. voiceworldtoronto.com Also May fourth, Faff Camp www.faffcamp.com. For Studio Suit Orders and Info. http://www.homevoiceoverstudio.com/st... Subscribe on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/ewabs ewabs_show on Twitter WOULD YOU like to be one of our monthly sponsors??? Contact us at ewabshop.com to discuss!!!

Dan's Tip Of The Week...is more of a rant. Where should you get advice ? Dan refers to a recent forum exchange which can be found here: http://linkd.in/ZxvSMs

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This week's special guests are Chuck Duran and Stacy J. Aswad, hosts of VO Buzz Weekly. vobuzzweekly.com

Topics and questions included: How VO Buzz Weekly came to be. VO Buzz Weekly celebrated it's first year in January. The concept behind VO Buzz Weekly. The careers of Chuck, and Stacy, prior to VO Buzz Weekly... Stacy has been working with Disney World for some time, and trained at Juilliard prior to that. Chuck is originally from Florida, and has a musical background which merged with voice over demo production, and direction. The VO Buzz Weekly crew. Whats the production schedule like at VO Buzz Weekly ? Chuck shares some voice over demo advice, as well as some business advice. Chuck demonstrates the new Harlan Hogan voice optimized headphones. Stacy speaks about the shared professional commitment that bonds EWABS, and VO Buzz Weekly to the voice over community. twitter@vobuzzweekly www.facebook.com/VOBuzzWeekly?group_id=0 http://pinterest.com/vobuzzweekly/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8Ti_...

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

George shares more NAMM footage, from the Focusrite booth. Check out the 2013 Scarlett Series.

Next week join us for Audio Masters Roundtable. With: Dan, George, Uncle Roy Yokelson, Cliff Zellman, and Joe Van Riper. Sending your questions for this event to ewabshop@Gmail.com.

March 24th - J.S. Gilbert will be joining us. March 31 Google hangouts special. April 7 Joyce Castellanos

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...

EWABS Twitter: EWABS_Show

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