Author: Jordan Reader

How to ensure you aren’t over acting in voiceover

I struggle with this just as much as everybody else does when starting out. However, through research, and a bit of trial and error, I’ve found some ways to ensure that you don’t over emphasise, and most importantly, don’t over act. Remember, over acting can be just as bad as being monotone and boring.  …
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July 19, 2018 0

Getting started in voiceover

So as you all know by now, I’m still fairly new to the voiceover field, but we’ve all gotta start somewhere. From experience, I can tell you what works, and what doesn’t.   Practice Practice is incredibly important. Whether this is in a fancy booth that you may have built following my blog post (link…
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July 15, 2018 0

Voiceover resources I’ve found useful

As you may know (if you’ve been following the blog), I’m getting in to voiceover. Throughout my research, I’ve found a multitude of different resources that helped me gain some knowledge, and hopefully, you can too. I’d also like to preface that I haven’t been paid to promote any of these, it’s just that I’ve…
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July 11, 2018 0

Voiceover equipment I use, and will use

As someone who is fairly new to voiceover, in comparison to the majority of veterans sharing information online, I don’t have the top tier equipment. I have, however, used different equipment, and done the research, so that you don’t have to. Let’s get into it.   Samson Meteor This was the microphone I started with.…
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July 8, 2018 0

Getting a natural/conversational read in voiceover

The voiceover industry is in demand for natural sounding reads, as opposed to the once greatly desired “Announcer Voice”. This is due to the fact that people will engage, and connect more with someone who’s having a conversation with them, more-so than someone telling them what to do. When reading from a script, it can…
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July 3, 2018 0

Creating a home recording booth

Through engraining myself into the voiceover industry, I noticed the need for a home recording booth. Somewhere that I can record auditions, or even paying gigs. With a lack of space, I wasn’t sure what to do. So I thought on it, till I settled on converting my built in wardrobe into a booth.  …
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July 1, 2018 0