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...

Captivate Conference Austin, TX October 6-8

October 1st, 2013 by Colleen 
Captivate Will Showcase Emerging Trends, Business Models & New Ideas If you are in or near the Austin,TX area you don’t want to miss the Captivate Conference! If you are a part of or have interest in any of these areas you will get a wealth of information to help further your career and knowledge…. Captivate celebrates the convergence of the film, mobile, music and video game industry. The...

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...

Quality of the Recording for VOICEOVER

November 21st, 2012 by Colleen 
Voiceover and the Importance of the Quality of the Recording Any where from brand new to the industry to the consistently  working Voiceover talent questions are still asked about the best way to record, recording environments, microphone selection, and technical “tweaks”. There are many wonderful and helpful audio engineers that can help but in this post I am going to focus on one gentleman...

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...

Weekend Workout Fun #2-WIN a Snowflake Mic!

December 23rd, 2011 by Colleen 
Weekend Workout Fun #2-WIN a Snowflake Mic! **You Must Be a PLATINUM Member to Participate** Over the Holidays We are Doing 2 Fun Give-Aways in lieu of the Standard Weekend Workout Format   WHY PARTICIPATE IN THE WEEKEND WORKOUTS? Further develop your voice over auditioning technique through practice. Receive constructive critiques of your practice audition. Learn from others by listening to...

Voiceregistry Users – Please update your search criteria asap

November 15th, 2011 by Chris M. 
Our Voiceregistry developer just completed rebuilding the search criteria engine on the site and launched it this weekend. The new enhancements improve the search results for talent agents who use it to find new talent to add to their roster. In order to rebuild and enhance the search, the database for the search criteria had to be remade from scratch and all the previous data was removed. Please log...

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,...

That’s Voiceover! Is Coming To Hollywood!

September 12th, 2011 by Chris M. 
Nation’s Top Voiceover Actors Reveal Career Secrets For Charity West Hollywood, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 6th — AN EXPERT PANEL OF TOP VOICE-OVER ACTORS, TALENT AGENTS CASTING DIRECTORS AND AD EXECUTIVES PROVIDE A CRASH COURSE FOR THOSE SEEKING CAREERS IN THE EXCITING WORLD OF VOICEOVER ACTING. AND THREE LUCKY AUDIENCE MEMBERS WILL WIN VOICES OVER CONTRACTS RANGING FROM A CBS TV AFFILIATE PROMO...