EWABS Ep 109 September 16, 2013

25Sep

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Published on Sep 16, 2013

Graeme Judd is our guest this week, George: USB vs Firewire, Dan's TOTW "Broadcast Quality"

George's Tech Tid Bits: Firewire vs. USB.
George relates his recent experiences with FireWire on Mac devices, and tells us how the Lexicon Alpha may solve some of these problems. Lots of other great information regarding Firewire, and USB.

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

Dan's Tip Of The Week: "Broadcast Quality," what does it truly mean? perhaps "Professional Quality Audio" would be a better term to use.
Dan explains.

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

Dan gives a quick shout out to his son Louis at Oswego college.

Spcial thanks to our newest sponsor: Edge Studios, full service voice over production, education, and resources.http://www.edgestudio.com/
See George's Vlog "Whittam's World" at: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq8VuT...

Sept. 18-20 Voice Over Virtual: An online virtual conference.
http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/article....

Welcome This Week's Guest: Graeme Judd promo voice of CBS, TBS, Travel TV. Graeme works in both Canadian, and the US markets.
Graeme breaks from his wife's birthday party to give us this EWABS interview, thanks Graeme.
Graemejudd.com
http://www.sbvtalent.com/Pages/vo_tal...
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Graeme...

Interview topics and questions included:
Graeme's comedy promo reel.
How did Graeme get into doing promos?
What's Graeme's average day like?
Graeme's home studio setup.
Graeme's new house / studio project.
Does Graeme ever come to the US to record?
What kind of benefits does Graeme get from having a personal manager.
Who Graeme looks up to in the promo world.

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 

Announcements
George directs us to the e webs website where you can now send in your voice message questions as well via javascript.
Special thanks to our recent donors.
Sept. 18-20 Voice Over Virtual: An online virtual conference.
http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/article....
Be sure to take the EWABS survey found on the front page of: EWABS.com.
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 
Donations are always welcome.ewabs.com 
For Studio Suit Orders and Info.: http://www.vostudiosuit.com/ 
Like our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/ewabshop.
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!!! 
Visit World Voices at  the new web address Worldvo.com.
Don't forget to get your gear !    shop.ewabs.com

Coming Shows: 
September 23rd Rachael MacFarlane
September 30th Google hangout Edition.
TBA:
interview with Wes Dooley from AEA Microphones.
MXL Microphones.

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 

Thanks to Larry Hudson, Silvia McClure, Larry and Elizabeth Davis, and Rosemary Benson for the show's bumpers, promotions and drops.

Special thanks to the shows producer, Katherine Curriden, Dave Courvosier for providing the shows weekly intro, Lee Pinney for posting the podcast, 
and, 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 Ep 110 September 24, 2013

25Sep

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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.

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

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

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

Welcome This Week's Guest: Voice Actress Rachael MacFarlane of American Dad, Family Guy, and more.
https://www.facebook.com/RachaelMacfa...
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1484134/
http://americandad.wikia.com/wiki/Rac...
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/
See George's Vlog "Whittam's World" at: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq8VuT...

George reads us a viewer question.
A question about a headset for use on Les Mis. 
George shares a unique rig with us.

Announcements:
Thanks Eric Arrigoni for your recent donation.

Next Week: Google Hangout Edition
October 7th Debi Derryberry
October 14th Stew Herrera
Please help Stew as he rides to support the Arthritis Foundation.
http://afcabikeclassic.kintera.org/fa...
October 21st Maurice LaMarche

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

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 

Thanks to Larry Hudson, Silvia McClure, Larry and Elizabeth Davis, and Rosemary Benson for the show's bumpers, promotions and drops.

Special thanks to the shows producer, Katherine Curriden, Dave Courvosier for providing the shows weekly intro, Lee Pinney for posting the podcast, 
and, 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 Ep. 108 September 9, 2013

11Sep

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Published on Sep 9, 2013

Tara Platt & Yuri Lowenthal are our guests.
Dan's Tip of the Week is on Rumble.
George speaks about when it's time to upgrade your home studio.

The guys have been working steadily on voice over virtual, and the open house went well Saturday night from Anne Ganguzza's house.

George's Tech Tid Bits: Time to consider a professional studio upgrade? 
George gives us some things to consider, and introduces us to the Wheatstone Vorsis M1.

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

Dan's Tip Of The Week: Rumble
What it is exactly, and how to deal with it.
Dan shows us some specific measures.

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

Welcome This Week's Guests: Tara Platt, and Yuri Lowenthal.
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0523180/
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1297428/
http://voiceovervoiceactor.com/
Interview topics, and questions included:
How tara, and Yuri got their start in voice over.
Tara, and Yuri's work in animation.
Do you need to be accessible to LA to be in animation?
Tara, and Yuri's work in anime.
How important is improv for voice actors?
Tara, and Yuri's book: Voice-Over Voice Actor.
Tara, and Yuri's movie: Con Artists
Conartistsmovie.com
Yuri, and Keith Barry's e-book: Tough City.
http://new.pitchengine.com/pitches/32...
Tara, and Yuri's web series: Shelf Life.
Tara, and Yuri give us a tour of their home studio.
How Tara, and Yuri schedule studio usage time.
The couples marketing strategy.
The Voice-Over, Voice Actor warm up CD.
Do Tyra, and Yuri consider themselves primarily actors, or voice actors?

Sept. 18-20 Voice Over Virtual: An online virtual conference.
http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/article....

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

Spcial thanks to our newest sponsor: Edge Studios, full service voice over production, education, and resources.http://www.edgestudio.com/
See George's Vlog "Whittam's World" at: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq8VuT...

Announcements:
Thanks to our recent donors.
Birthday shout outs.
A brief after Poker Classic update.
Be sure to take the EWABS survey found on the front page of: EWABS.com.
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 
Donations are always welcome.ewabs.com 
For Studio Suit Orders and Info.: http://www.vostudiosuit.com/ 
Like our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/ewabshop.
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!!! 
Visit World Voices at  the new web address Worldvo.com.
Don't forget to get your gear !    shop.ewabs.com 

Thanks to Harlan Hogan and Voice Over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com/ 
100% satisfaction guaranteed.

George, and Dan field a question from regular chat room viewer Steve tardio, with audio.

Coming Shows: 
September 16th Graeme Judd from Calgary.
September 23rd Rachael MacFarlane
September 30th Google hangout Edition.
TBA:
interview with Wes Dooley from AEA Microphones.
MXL Microphones.

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 

Thanks to Larry Hudson, Silvia McClure, Larry and Elizabeth Davis, and Rosemary Benson for the show's bumpers, promotions and drops.

Special thanks to the shows producer, Katherine Curriden, Dave Courvosier for providing the shows weekly intro, Lee Pinney for posting the podcast, 
and, 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 Ep. 107 August 27, 2013 Hangouts!

11Sep

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Published on Aug 27, 2013

John Taylor, Karyn O'Bryant, Katherine Curriden, Anthony Gettig join us for a fun discussion on watermarking, traveling, a recap of the DLF Poker Classic, and much more!

George tells us about his recent affiliation with edge studio.
Congratulations George!
https://www.edgestudio.com/press-rele...

Dan tells us about his recent meeting with David, and Stephanie Ciccarelli of voices.com.

Hang Out Guests Included:
John Taylor
Karyn O'Bryant
Katherine Curriden
Anthony Gettig
Rachel Ehrenberg

Hang Out Questions and Topics Included:
John Taylor's recent live broadcast of his radio show via Luci Live.
Dan's progress with his ukulele lessons.
Tales from the Don LaFontaine Poker Classic.
Don LaFontaine, and June Foray's birthdays.
Connie Terwilliger's meet up group.
Shotgun mics, and pricing.
Watermarking. Serious considerations.
WOVO-world voices progress.
Anthony's recent video presentation.
Deriving work from YouTube productions.
Various YouTube tips.
Some of John's recent in studio experiences.
Closing comments from each of our guests.

Special Thanks to our newest sponsor Edge Studios!
http://www.edgestudio.com/

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

Announcements:
Sept. 18-20 Voice Over Virtual: An online virtual conference.
http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/article....
Be sure to take the EWABS survey found on the front page of: EWABS.com.
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 
Donations are always welcome.ewabs.com 
For Studio Suit Orders and Info.: http://www.vostudiosuit.com/ 
Like our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/ewabshop.
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!!! 
Visit World Voices at  the new web address Worldvo.com.
Don't forget to get your gear !    shop.ewabs.com 

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

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

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

Sept 2-------Labor Day - No show this week.
Sept 9----Tara Platt and Yuri Lowenthal-Actors, Animators, Authors of 
"VO Behind the MIC"

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 

Thanks to Larry Hudson, Silvia McClure, Larry and Elizabeth Davis, and Rosemary Benson for the show's bumpers, promotions and drops.

Special thanks to the shows producer, Katherine Curriden, Dave Courvosier for providing the shows weekly intro, Lee Pinney for posting the podcast, and, 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 Ep. 106 Aug 19, 2013

11Sep

00:0000:00

Published on Aug 19, 2013

David Kaye was our guest, and we had a great time. George talks about audio interfaces, and Dan's Tip of the Week is Audio Formats. Plus a viewer question with sound clip, and even more!

George's Tech This Week: Audio Interfaces
What an audio interface does. Some requirements we should be looking for. George and Dan show us a few, including: 
ART USB Dual Pre
Focusrite iTrack Solo
Echo (prototype)
Apogee One (original type)
Apogee MiC (with integral interface)

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

Dan's Tip Of The Week: File Formats
What are the functions of the particular audio file format extensions?
AIFF
AAC
MP3
QuickTime
Wave PCM
(etc.)
Dan gives us an in-depth answer.

Dan, and George field a question from a viewer who has an odd transient noise in his audio.

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

Welcome This Week's Guest: David Kaye
http://www.davidkaye.com/
http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/D...
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0443286/
Interview questions, and topics included:
David's 11th grade radio job.
David's transition into freelance Voice work.
David's work on the GI Joe Animated Series.
David's work in video games.
David's work on Transformers.
Georges recent work on David's home studio, with pics.
Are recent animations using more real voices than cartoon voices?
Current projects David is working on.
Ratchet and Clank.
Avengers.
Which of David's voiced games does he play?
George and Dan play us the Transformers theme, which was originally recorded by one of our regular chat room guests; Uncle Roy Yokelson.

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.

Experience the Voice Over Conference for the Digital Age !
http://www.voiceovervirtual.com/

Announcements:
George considers a future live EWABS YouTube stream.
Dan's Studio suit order progress.
Aug.24-The 3rd annual Don LaFontaine Poker Classic
http://www.sagfoundation.org/content/...
Sept. 18-20 Voice Over Virtual: An online virtual conference.
http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/article....
Be sure to take the EWABS survey found on the front page of: EWABS.com.
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 
Donations are always welcome.ewabs.com 
For Studio Suit Orders and Info.: http://www.vostudiosuit.com/ 
Like our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/ewabshop.
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!!! 
Visit World Voices at  the new web address Worldvo.com.
Don't forget to get your gear !    shop.ewabs.com 

Future Shows:
AUG 26-----Google Hangout
Sept 2-------Labor Day - No show this week.
Sept 9----Tara Platt and Yuri Lowenthal-Actors, Animators, 
Authors of "VO Behind the MIC"
TBA: Rachael MacFarlane