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VOBS TECH-TALK #51

VOBS TECH-TALK #51

February 21, 2021

10,000 Views A Month Can’t Be Wrong! 

“The Guys” Dan Lenard and George Whittam make the seemingly complex world of home VO studio audio, understandable! 

 

On this weeks opinionated, fascinating and entertaining episode:

Remembering Rupert Neve, 

The video game spec's no one understands.

Soundproofing floor/ceilings: What's it REALLY take? 

Audient id4 MKII, now with loopback.

The impressive Earthworks Icon USB mic.

An update on upgrading to Big Sur, 

Discussion: A week of bad purchases!

 

Plus your questions on:

Our thoughts on marketing ourselves. 

Will we be called into studios again to record voiceovers?

Proper mic technique for a  Sennhieser 416

and.. a proper adapter for USB C?

 

Where else can you get this kind of info? That’s right. Nowhere but right here.
Catch it on all on: Facebook@https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/ 

our homepage, VOBS.TV,  and our podcast for those of you who love to listen on the go! 

 

VOBS can’t be here without YOU and our other great supporters:

Voice Over Essentials

VO Heroes

Source Elements

VoiceOverXtra

VOICEACTORWEBSITES

and JMC Demos

VOBS-Voice Over Body Shop Ep.200 With Fred Melamed

VOBS-Voice Over Body Shop Ep.200 With Fred Melamed

February 15, 2021
This week we have with the star of “In A World,” “A Serious Man,” and a ton of TV roles, Fred Melamed! We talk about His Career And The Reality of Voice Over Today.
 
Fred’s voice a familiar presence on television, serving as the sound of the Olympics, Mercedes Benz, CBS Sports, USA Network, the Super Bowl, He became known within the industry as a voice actor, appearing in the Grand Theft Auto series, and dubbing several actors' entire performances in films. But it was for his portrayal of "sensitive" villain Sy Ableman, in Joel and Ethan Coen's 2009 film, “A Serious Man.” Fred has also taken prominent roles in many Woody Allen films such as “Hannah and Her Sisters,” and Dan’s personal favorite, "Radio Days." You can also see him Larry David’s psychiatrist in “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and most recently as Vision’s boss in Disney’s “Wanda Vision.”
We talk about the constant need to practice to maintain your acting craft, and how to apply those skills strictly to voice acting.
It's here for you all week for your convenience at

https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/

or our homepage, VOBS.TV, and our podcast for those of you who love to listen on the go!

We love our supporters and donors for your continued support. VOBS can’t be here without YOU and our other great supporters:
Voice Over Essentials.
VO Heroes
Source Elements
Voice Over Xtra
VOICE ACTOR WEBSITES
and JMC Demos
VOBS TECH-TALK #50

VOBS TECH-TALK #50

February 7, 2021

Are You Intimidated by Home Voice Over Technology? “The Leaders” in VO Tech Make It Understandable With VOBS TECH-TALK #50!

 

In George’s Tech Update:

Clubhouse? A new platform for socializing and learning. 

AN interesting device takes the Cloud Lifter into a different world.

The Rode VideoMic NTG finally is iOS compatible, 

AND, Should Dan sell his Mac Mini 2018 6 Core i5 32GB for a new M1? We’ll find out.

Plus your questions on:

Microphone frequency response

Can you change a prior macs owner's Apple ID to your own without wiping it clean? 

recording voice overs in stereo? 

Auralex panel placement

Plus tons more!

 

Catch it if you can at https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/ our homepage, VOBS.TV,  and our podcast for those of you who love to listen on the go! 

 

We love our supporters and donors for your continued support. VOBS can’t be here without YOU and our other great supporters:

Voiceoveressentials.com, 

VOHeroes.com 

Sourceelements.com, VoiceOverXtra.com, 

VOICEACTORWEBSITES.com 

and JMC Demos jmcvoiceover.com/demo-production

VOBS-Voice Over Body Shop Ep.`199 With Debi Derryberry

VOBS-Voice Over Body Shop Ep.`199 With Debi Derryberry

February 1, 2021
Debi Derryberry! Tells it like it is in Animation and VO in General
 
As one of Hollywood's most active voiceover artists, the amazingly talented Debi Derryberry is probably best known as the voice of Jimmy Neutron. However, she’s so much more! She’s currently performing a pile of voices for the hit Netflix show, "F is for Family,” and many other acclaimed animation series.
 
Debi also coaches up and coming voice actors on the skills techniques it takes to succeed in animation voicing, and produces demos that can give them a competitive edge and she talks about about what it takes to keep at the top of your game. 
HEY! Catch it if you can  @https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/
our homepage, VOBS.TV, and of course our podcast right here for those of you who love to listen on the go!
 
We love our supporters and donors for your continued support. VOBS can’t be here without YOU and our other great supporters:Voiceoveressentials.com, VOHeroes.com Sourceelements.com, VoiceOverXtra.com, VOICEACTORWEBSITES.com and JMC Demos jmcvoiceover.com/demo-production
VOBS TECH-TALK #49

VOBS TECH-TALK #49

January 24, 2021

After a couple of turbulent weeks, we can now collectively get back to Voice Over and

Voice Over TECH!  

 

On this weeks brand spanking new VOBS TECH-TALK #49 we cover it all:

Wireless headphones
Studio in-a-mic products coming this year. But are they any good?
Mackie & Persons processing Apps 

Sphere L22 IsoSphere plugin to compensate for bad acoustic resonances from a large list of products.

Plus.. yes…

Discussion: Setting Levels..Again..

Also your questions on:

The “Eyeball,”  “Roll off” switches, 416 shock mounts, Acoustics, windscreens, DO you need a DBX 286? (NO)

 

Catch it if you can at https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/ our homepage, VOBS.TV,  and our podcast for those of you who love to listen on the go! 

 

We love our supporters and donors for your continued support. VOBS can’t be here without YOU and our other great supporters:

Voiceoveressentials.com, 

VOHeroes.com 

Sourceelements.com, VoiceOverXtra.com, 

VOICEACTORWEBSITES.com 

and JMC Demos jmcvoiceover.com/demo-production

VOBS Episode 198 with Iconic Voice Will Lyman

VOBS Episode 198 with Iconic Voice Will Lyman

January 18, 2021
Right Place, Right time. Aside from classic training and great talent, how did The Voice of "Frontline" get to the front of the line?
 
“Will” Lyman is an American voice-over artist, actor, and musician. Being known for his polished, resonant voice, Lyman has narrated the PBS series Frontline since its second season in 1984 and played William Tell in the action/adventure television series Crossbow. If you don’t watch PBS you’ll know him as the iconic voice of the Dos Equis “Most Interesting Man In The World” campaign. We talk about his career and the surprising things you learn about your idols if you just ask.
 
SO! Catch it all week here on Facebook @https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/ our homepage, VOBS.TV, and our podcast for those of you who love to listen on the go!
 
We love our supporters and donors for your continued support. VOBS can’t be here without YOU and our other great supporters:
Voiceoveressentials.com,
VOHeroes.com
Sourceelements.com, VoiceOverXtra.com,
VOICEACTORWEBSITES.com
and JMC Demos jmcvoiceover.com/demo-production
VOBS TECH-TALK #48

VOBS TECH-TALK #48

January 10, 2021

Dan And George Love Talking About VO Tech!

On this weeks more info than you can handle Voice Over Body Shop TECH TALK#48 “The Guys” get down on the latest inside info on making the right decisions for your voiceover endeavors.

For instance:

Apollo and Big Sur (it unofficially works on M1 Mac)

Understanding why the M1 Mac is such a big deal for the world of computing and why I think it’s a “no brainer” for a VO studio even now more than ever

VO in the car?
a proper wireless headphone for voice work? Why bother? 

We also discuss the huge difference between recoding Music and recording voice over tracks. 

Plus your questions on “loopback” and “air” and a few questions on acoustics!

Where else can you get this kind of info? That’s right. Nowhere but here.

 Catch it on all on Facebook @https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/ our homepage, VOBS.TV,  and our podcast for those of you who love to listen on the go! 

VOBS can’t be here without YOU and our other great supporters:

Voiceoveressentials.com

VOHeroes.com 

Sourceelements.comVoiceOverXtra.com

VOICEACTORWEBSITES.com 

and JMC Demos jmcvoiceover.com/demo-productionVOBS.TV

VOBS Episode 197 With Promo master Joe Cipriano

VOBS Episode 197 With Promo master Joe Cipriano

January 4, 2021

Some Wild VO Stories to start 2021 with Joe Cipriano

This weeks VOBS podcast is great talk with our good friend Joe Cipriano! VO booth disasters and triumphs! Succeeding in Promo, Imaging, voice work in general, and just fun stuff! Hear from one of the successful masters!

Joe Cipriano is best known as the promo voice of literally hundreds upon hundreds of television shows on America’s most watched networks. Fox, NBC, CBS, ABC, CW and many more. In syndication, Joe voices promos for shows like The Simpsons, and studios such as Warner Brothers, Buena Vista, King World, Lionsgate, Freemantle and more. He’s the promo voice of daily shows such as Harry Connick Jr., The Talk, Queen Latifah and others.
With a resume like that, you know he has the knowledge of what it takes to reach the top levels of the voice over biz.
 
We want to thank YOU, our supporters and donors for your continued support. VOBS can’t be here without YOU and our other great supporters:

 

The VOBS  Great Digital Interface Shootout of 2020!

The VOBS Great Digital Interface Shootout of 2020!

December 27, 2020

Did You Miss The Great Digital Interface/Pre Amp shootout of 2020?

To celebrate the end of 2020 and a fabulous start to 2021, here’s the reprise of an ear opening, very special Voice Over Body Shop TECK-TALK from this past May.

If you missed this very popular episode, here’s your chance to see Dan and George show you why they are THE experts when it comes to home vo studios.

You can catch it all week, anytime on Facebook @https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/ our homepage, VOBS.TV,  and our podcast for those of you who love to listen on the go!

A Very Happy, Healthy And Prosperous 2021 To all our amazing clients and fans. We really do it for you, the dedicated, hardworking, aspiring and successful members of the Voice Over Community!

We want to thank YOU, our supporters and donors for your continued support during this nutty year. VOBS can’t be here without YOU and our other great supporters:

Voiceoveressentials.com,

VOHeroes.com

Sourceelements.com, VoiceOverXtra.com,

VOICEACTORWEBSITES.com

and JMC Demos jmcvoiceover.com/demo-production

VOBS TECH-TALK #47

VOBS TECH-TALK #47

December 20, 2020

From VOBS: Happy Holidays And GOOD BYE 2020!

2020 was a fascinating year! The VO biz certainly saw great things for some and not for others. One thing is for sure EVERYONE now needs a home VO studio. (We’ve only been warning you for the last 10 years!!)

In this week's info jam-packed, Voice Over Body Shop TECH-TALK #47, Dan and George look at VO tech predictions for 2021!

For example..

Mac sales will increase as WinTel falls.  
Next version of Windows will be in the cloud,
Virtualization of mics gets cheaper, competition for the Sphere L22.
Virtual Remote engineered VO sessions?

Plus we give detailed answers to your submitted questions on: 

Proper input levels. (No one seems to understand that one) 

Proper care and feeding of our precious microphones.

Source Connect and the new M1 Macs.

Acoustical treatment in a larger room.

And much more!

Not much is going on this week, so catch it on all on Facebook @https://www.facebook.com/voiceoverbodyshop/ our homepage, VOBS.TV,  and our podcast for those of you who love to listen on the go! 

VOBS can’t be here without YOU and our other great supporters:

Voiceoveressentials.com

VOHeroes.com 

Sourceelements.comVoiceOverXtra.com

VOICEACTORWEBSITES.com 

and JMC Demos jmcvoiceover.com/demo-production

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