How to Create the Ultimate Home Music Studio

Headphones, Home studio, sound quality

I recently got to contribute to a blog post by Mike Cahill from Redfin.  The subject was on how to create the ultimate home music studio.  My contribution is included here and you can read the rest of the article here. Here’s what I wrote: “My first recording studio was a spare closet where I […]

Dear Creative People: What you do Matters!

violinist, creativity, purpose

This post is dedicated to all the people who need to express themselves to feel whole; who have a random assortment of skills and abilities, especially if you can’t monetize them. If you’re a middle class white kid from the suburbs like me, you probably grew up doing extra-curricular activities like sports, dance, music, drama […]

Starting a voice over career during a pandemic

Voice Actor in home studio

Hey, check out this article I wrote for Film Fest Magazine. “…the voice over industry has been growing over the past few years with the increasing availability of affordable audio technology.  In the past, voice actors had to travel to a studio where an engineer would use his or her professional equipment and microphone.  While […]

Practice Diary for Voice Actors

Practice Diary for Voice Actors

There are tons of practice diaries / journal / logs out there for musicians, but I couldn’t find one designed for voice actors. The Practice Diary for Voice Actors is now available on Amazon!  It has 12 monthly calendar pages, 300 daily pages and lined pages at the back for notes or lists. How did […]

What makes a great Voiceover?

What makes a good voice over?

Voiceover is everywhere, from TV commercials, to radio, to movie trailers, to museum guides.  In fact we are so used to hearing voices telling us stories, selling us products and even gently telling us where to go that we almost don’t notice it.  Think about how often we go about our day stepping on and […]

What I’ve been up to lately

Hard Work

Since starting social distancing I’ve been up to a lot of cool stuff!  Hopefully these ideas will help you too. While I am usually at a day job, right now I can take advantage of all the online classes and webinars being offered by companies such as Gravy for the Brain and Edge Studio! I’m […]

How to build a pop-up recording booth

DIY recording booth

Have you ever wondered how to build a DIY pop-up recording booth but were not sure where to start? Follow these instructions and handy shopping list.  I managed to build mine for less than $250, but if you shop around you could probably do it for cheaper! With the current Covid-19 situation, I’m at home […]

What does it cost to start a voiceover career?

Voice over start-up costs

Are you curious to know the start-up costs for your voiceover business?  Here is a list I’ve compiled to help you plan out your expenses!   Before I give you the list of items you may need to purchase if you decide to pursue voice acting as a career, I wanted to first emphasize the […]

10 vocal warm-ups for voiceover artists

Low on time? Got a big audition? Get your voice ready with these 10 simple steps! We all know practice makes perfect, and that applies to voiceovers as well as anything else!  Because voiceover artists use our voices professionally it is essential to warm up before starting a practice session.  Warming up is especially important […]