Microphones for Home Studios

November 11th, 2014 by Colleen 
QUESTION-“Can anyone recommend a good starter mic brand for a start up VO home studio that doesn’t break the bank?”: Our own Jeff Hixon, CEO of Voicebank.net and master at signal flow weighs in on this question. There are a number of high quality yet affordable at home microphones available. Here are a few: Blue Yeti USB Mic (two price ranges) Yeti, a basic mic, about $129 via Guitar...

How to Choose a Voiceover Microphone

April 30th, 2013 by Colleen 
Choosing a Voice-over Microphone There are a lot of great and not so great ways to get advice on the equipment you should get and will need to be sure your are putting your best “Vocal Chord” forward. At this weekend’s Faff Camp event that we are happy to be a Key sponsor of along with other wonderful sponsors who care about helping voice over actors will be one of the Main Stage...

Is a Home Studio a “Must Have” to do Voice over?

April 23rd, 2013 by Colleen 
Simple Ways to Do a Good Recording   Between getting calls and emails about starting a career in Voiceover one of the main questions asked time and time again is “What do I need to record my voice and do I need a studio”? Even talent that already work in Voice-over have questions about how they can improve on what they have or are doing. On our other website voiceregistry some of the...

Holiday Giveaway Winners!

January 4th, 2012 by Chris M. 
Drawing to Win the iRig Mic, Snowflake Mic, and $25 Gift Card! Happy New Year Everyone! Over the holiday vacation, Voiceregistry launched a special drawing for some really cool prizes. We asked for audio or video feedback on how Voiceregistry’s weekend workout has helped our Platinum members with their voiceover careers. For their entries, they were entered in a drawing and we gave away an iRig...

Voiceregistry Platinum Holiday Giveaway Update!!!

December 29th, 2011 by Colleen 
Don’t Miss Your Chance to WIN a iRig or Snowflake Mic! The Snowflake by Blue Microphones Whether you’re recording your newest podcast, talking business on the web, or just narrating your latest great family movie, the Snowflake can capture it with amazing clarity and depth that’s head and shoulders above any comparable portable USB on the market. The iRig by IK Multimedia Rig Mic...

Home Studios – What The “Masters” Say About It

October 21st, 2011 by Chris M. 
One of the most talked about and daunting problems in the voiceover industry is “How to setup a good home studio”. Even here at Voicebank, we often get calls inquiring about how to setup a home studio and what kind of equipment we can recommend. Being that we are not sound engineers, there is very little direction we can give anyone who asks. At events like Faffcon and other voiceover conferences,...

Could Your Portable Apple Device Become The Next High Quality Voiceover Recorder?

August 11th, 2011 by Chris M. 
Innovation never ceases…That’s got to be one of the coolest things about technology. It seems that in every industry where millions are to be made (or spent), technology will always make progress. The recording industry is a prime example of how technology constantly changes the way things are done. It constantly finds better ways to improve audio quality, be more portable, cut costs (sometimes),...

What Do Most Voice Over Artists Use To Record From Home?

July 21st, 2011 by Chris M. 
Some people build elaborate studios inside their homes to do their voice over recordings. They spend thousands of dollars for top quality equipment and have enough work to justify it. Most voice over artists do not have enough income flowing in to justify that kind of expense, so what kind of equipment do most voice over artists use to do their home recordings? This is not one of those blog posts that...

The Virtual Voice Over World and The Home Studio Set Up

March 24th, 2008 by Tracy Pattin 
As we know too well, with so much of our lives lived in cyberspace these days, we voice over artists are having to do more and more auditions virtually, so much so that the home studio is becoming the norm. For 16 years, recording engineer and music producer, Mark Holden has been immersed in the world of sound including the voice over world, from setting up home studios to working in live radio plays...