Top 10 Most Surprising Voiceover Cartoon Performances

Top 10 Most Surprising Voiceover Cartoon Performances

There are several celebrities that are well known for the use of their voices in cartoon movies and programs: Robin Williams, Mickey Rooney, and Tom Hanks are probably the first to come to mind. There are several other big names in show business that have provided their voices for cartoon characters as well. Some of [...]

Top 10 Lip Synching Busts

Top 10 Lip Synching Busts

Are you ever amazed as you watch entertainers dance around the stage and they never get winded? They look perfect. They sing perfect. They never forget the words or sing off key. How do they do it? Occasionally their ‘perfection’ runs into technical difficulties and exposes the reality behind that continuous perfection. Lip syncing has [...]

Top 10 Most Well Known Speaking Voices of All Time

Top 10 Most Well Known Speaking Voices of All Time

Voices have great impact. Often times you will recognize a voice before you do someone’s face. Individuals with clear, distinctive voices are in high demand for media positions. Below you’ll find a list of ten of some of the most well known and well loved speaking voices. James Earl Jones This man’s voice tops all [...]

Mixing Your Pamela for Skype Interview in Audacity

In the previous video I showed you how to set-up Pamela for Skype recordings. In this video I show how easy it is to edit and mix the recording in Audacity: Some people have asked what version of Pamela I was using in the previous video. I use the top package which is the professional [...]

Setting Up Pamela for Skype for Recording Interviews

Setting Up Pamela for Skype for Recording Interviews

This video was prompted by Mudd (aka Oza Meilleur) who has just bought Pamela in order to record interviews over Skype. I have since been looking at some screenshots of the latest version of Pamela and I can see that things are slightly different to the version in the video, and although you may not [...]

Audacity Tutorial: Splicing Audio Together (Correcting Mistakes)

Audacity Tutorial: Splicing Audio Together (Correcting Mistakes)

Thanks to Glenn Murphy for his questions on recording and editing using Audacity. This video shows you how to go back and take mistakes out of your audio, add a retake and then mix them together into one audio track again. It’s really simple, and the good thing about Audacity is it makes it difficult [...]

Web Video Production: Harnessing the Power of Video Marketing

Web Video Production: Harnessing the Power of Video Marketing

Regular readers of the blog will know that while I’m all about the audio, I’m also a huge fan of video marketing. As a result I have just launched a new web video production service to enable¬†you to enjoy the rewards of video marketing without having to find the time to do it yourself. Video [...]

Hosting a Podcast: What Are Your Options?

Hosting a Podcast: What Are Your Options?

I believe (but have no hard facts) that the subject of hosting a podcast is one of the major reasons people are put off creating podcasts. This is one area where even the most web-savvy will hold their heads in their hands in confusion and wonder what they should do. While some podcast host providers [...]

Adding the Finishing Touches to Your Podcast Audio

Adding the Finishing Touches to Your Podcast Audio

Following my previous video on mixing your podcast, Allison went away and did her homework and mixed her intro and outro with a piece of audio recorded on SAM (Skype Answering Machine). It was pretty good for her first try (and I don’t want to sound patronizing when I say that). A few things I [...]

An Aside from the Aside: Audacity’s Time Shift Tool

This is an aside from yesterday’s aside (or maybe just an add-on to yesterday’s video). Ron “Micronet” Harwood of Colossal Marketing reminded me about the Time Shift Tool in Audacity, which is a much better and more precise way of moving and lining-up audio where you want it: I’ll show you some final tips and [...]