EWABS Ep. 121 December 9, 2013 Karen Souer VOAA

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Published on Dec 9, 2013

Karen Souer of karensouer.com is our guest, Dan and George talk studio acoustics, and we share some client stories from the past week.

Dan and George explain how easy it is to get into our live viewer chat room.

George shows off a specialty tool he recently acquired, a power nailer.

Dan shares a few recent mustache themed items he's received.

The guys share some recent experiences they've had maintaining their own, and other's studios.

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

Whittam's World: Acoustic treatment. 
Example acoustic panels, and their composite materials. Including a studio suit demonstration.

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

Special thanks to 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...

Welcome this week's guest: Karen Souer, Voice Over Administrative Assistant.
Karensouer.com
Karen@karensouer.com
Interview topics, and questions included :
Karen's job title, and examples of the tasks involved.
The business side of voice over.
The principles of organization.
Client relationship management (CRM) software.
The ability to delegate tasks.
How Karen came to be a voice over administrative assistant.
What was it like growing up with a father so involved in voice over?
Karen's audio editing expertise.
Ability to work with social media, and Internet content.
Karen shares some recent tips on organization.
What sort of tools ( online, offline, software) Does Karen use in her administrative work?

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

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

Announcements
Please send your specific suggestions for this year's highlights show.
ewabs.com
An updated EWABS logo? Viewer challenge: Send your submissions in any medium. Prize: To Be Announced
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
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Visit World Voices at the new web address Worldvo.com.
Don't forget to get your gear ! shop.ewabs.com 

Support the show by sending your questions and ideas to ewabshop@gmail.com

Upcoming Shows:
Dec. 16th Rob Sciglimpaglia,
Dec. 23rd Holiday Hang Out with the Whittam family.
Dec. 30th End of the year best of 2013 show.
Jan. 6th Bob Bergen. How to practice animation sounds.

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. 120 December 2, 2013 Wes Dooley of AEA

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Published on Dec 2, 2013

A wonderful interview with Wes Dooley at his AEA headquarters in Pasadena, CA, George talks USB, and Dan shares his thoughts on mics for the traveling VO.

George's Tech Tidbits: USB 2 vs. 3.
It's all about speed, but how much do you need?

Dan shows us the happy Hanukkah glasses his son Louis sent from school this year.

The guys explain that this week's guest Wes Dooley, and AEA Microphones have the most veritable microphone collection.

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

Special thanks to 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:
Tuesday Dec. 19 Dan Lenard's Home Studio Wizardry: Live Training, Studio Case Analysis, Q and A.
http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs...
An updated EWABS logo? Viewer challenge: Send your submissions in any medium. Prize: To be announced.
Please begin sending in your specific suggestions for this year's highlights show.
George will be sharing a Google spreadsheet where you can fill in the particulars.
Thanks again to Eric Arigoni, John Taylor and Others who have made recent donations.

Dan's Tip Of The Week: Which microphone to take on the road. 
How to keep it simple.

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

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

This Week's Guest: Wes Dooley of AEA Microphones.
WWW.wesdooly.com
http://www.ribbonmics.com/aea/R44.html

Interview topics, and questions included:
How Wes became involved in the microphone industry.
Why ribbon microphones?
What improvements were made to the original 44 design?
How Wes went from Hobby mode, to full paced business mode.
Wes gives some suggestions for specific vo ribbon mics.
Wes explains the physics of why ribbon works for voice over.
Ribbon mic technique.
We get a visual pan of AEA's "Wall of Mics." 
Ribbon mic pricing.
Why ribbon mics are so well suited to long-form narrative work.
A brief look at some of the more interesting Mics in AEA's collection.
George recommends the N22 if investigating a new AEA ribbon mic,
and then demonstrates a Coles 4104 B mic for us.

Thanks to Harlan Hogan, and Voice Over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com/
Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED. Happy Holidays from Harlan! Harlanhogan.com/sale save up to $100.

George shares this week's Viewer question.
Choosing appropriate shapes of acoustical foam.

Dec. 9th Karen Souer - Virtual Assistant.
Dec. 16th Rob Sciglimpaglia,
Dec. 23rd Holiday Hang Out with the Whittam family.
Dec. 30th End of the year best of 2013 show.
Jan. 6th Bob Bergen. How to practice animation sounds.

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. 119 November 25, 2013 AUDIO MASTERS ROUNDTABLE

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Streamed live on Nov 25, 2013

EWABS AUDIO MASTERS ROUNDTABLE 11/25/13
This is the RAW YOUTUBE LIVE feed, warts and all. I will upload the Ustream version as well.

Our Quarterly Audio Masters Roundtable included guests: 
Uncle Roy Yokelson 
Cliff Zellman 
Juan Carlos Bagnell 
Mike Varella.
Paul Pape also joins us in the chat room to contribute.

Roundtable topics, and discussions included:
Noise floor description and solutions. Candid In-depth analysis by experts.
Lots of audience questions about noise floor too.
Breaths, should you Leave em in? Take them out? What's the rule?
Recording formats and specs.

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 

Uncle Roy tells us about his Emmy from CBS Sports. 
Pro Tools 11. What's new? 
Will an expensive mic improve your sound quality?
Dan asks the panelists for their opinion on soundproofing devices.
Australian listener Carol Spencer Morgan asks Juan Carlos bagnell if she should continue to dream of a serious shot in the US market.
A brief discussion about the Kaotica Eyeball Mic.
An audience member asks is a rubber floor good for a studio?
Does Reaper have punch n roll?
Uncle Roy re-visits the Pro Tools discussion briefly.
Mike asks George about his headset mic.
Cliff Zellman rejoins us from a critical computer meltdown to lend his opinion of the eyeball mic.
Juan Carlos Bagnell hosts a YouTube video for using a Microsoft Surface tablet to record. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cT7n75...

Thanks to Harlan Hogan, and Voice Over Essentials. voiceoveressentials.com/
Harlan is the exclusive supplier of portable studio booths for TED.
HarlanHogan.com/save - Black Friday Deals.

Announcements:
Thanks once again for your recent donations.
Get your EWABS Clickers.
Please begin sending in your specific suggestions for this year's highlights show.
George will be sharing a Google spreadsheet where you can fill in the particulars.
An updated EWABS logo? Viewer challenge: Send your submissions in any medium. Prize: Possibly airtime on EWABS for your business, though it is yet to be announced officially. 
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 

Next Week: Wes Dooly
Coming Soon: Karen Souer

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