Episodes

Zoom camera on or off for VO Sessions?

June 27, 2022

Like them or loathe them, Zoom sessions are more than likely here to stay if you have any sort of home studio. So the question becomes when you do your session, should you start your camera too? After all, it's your home, su…

Source Nexus - What Is It?

June 20, 2022

Source-Nexus Pro is an audio application router for AAX, VST and Audio Units hosts: Record remote voiceover from Source-Connect directly in Final Cut or Media Composer, playback iTunes to Pro Tools, patch Pro Tools to and fr…

Mixing in Headphones. The good and the bad...

June 20, 2022

Robbo recently received a pair of Austrian Audio HiX65 open-back headphones. While he wasn't convinced at first he's now a convert to mixing (or at least checking a mix) in an enclosed environment. In this episode we discuss…

What Makes A Great Voice Demo?

June 6, 2022

We've all been there! The first time you have to put together a collection of your reads to come up with the mythical demo!! What's more important? Read or Quality? Should you pay someone to do it for you? What about the ord…

Broken Chord

May 31, 2022

Broken Chord composes and designs music and sound for theatre, film, and dance. If you've ever wondered how audio works behind the scenes of a major on-stage production, this is for you! A big shout out to our sponsors, Aust…

Dressed for the occasion

May 23, 2022

A little silly, but AP wondered if there was a "uniform" for voice artists. We all got on the bandwagon and well... If you know and love the show, you'll know where this is going... A big shout out to our sponsors, Austrian …

Dust and Humidity Control in your booth

May 16, 2022

In a studio situation, about 50% relative humidity is considered ideal for gear and instruments and comfortable for humans. 40% relative humidity is ideal for storing magnetic tapes. But how do you maintain that in a small h…

Austrian Audio - In Da House

May 9, 2022

Welcome Aboard

The next BIG thing in Audio Processing

May 2, 2022

Faster, more powerful processing without a bigger CPU

Getting the best out of your room without the price tag

April 26, 2022

Getting the best out of your room should be your priority no matter where you land on the Voice Over Tree. However the price of professional help can be prohibitive, so what can you do for just a few bucks that will drastica…

Listener Question - Michael Lantrip

April 18, 2022

We got a question from a listener that was so 'left field' we felt challenged to answer it! A big shout out to our sponsors Tri Booth. As a part of their generous support of our show, they're offering $200 off a brand new bo…

Whats new - All the stuff thats caught our eye lately

April 11, 2022

There are a few things that we've had our eye on for a while. This week we take 'em for a road test... AP's in the Tri Booth in Byron Bay, Robbo has a hold of the New Presonus Go (their answer to Rode's AI1), Robert has his …

Clartity - Izotope Killer?

April 5, 2022

WAVES have made a big move into the Noise Reduction market with two new products, Clarity VX and Clarity VX Pro.  AEx Radio buddy of Robbo & AP and Friend of the show Michael Pearson Adams (better known as Gomez), joins us t…

Review - Centrance Portcaster RD4

March 28, 2022

The RD4 from Centrance is a new Portable Mixer, Recorder and USB-C Audio Interface for Voice over and other recordings. George got his hands on one to review, and we put it through its paces...   A big shout out to our s…

Zoom F3 Recorder - Is setting levels a thing of the past?

March 21, 2022

Zoom has released the F3, a 2 channel recorder aimed at the videographer or VO artist who are required to record things with a large dynamic range. It also implies that setting correct levels is a thing of the past... But Ro…

Source Connect Listener Questions

March 14, 2022

Pip Atherstone-Reid is the owner of WIndmill Audio in Melbourne. He posed a few Source Connect questions to Andrew, who in turn decided to turn it into a show. If you've got some of your own, let us know... A big shout out t…

Universal Audio Take on the Sure SM7...

March 8, 2022

Universal Audio has come out swinging, taking a swipe at Sure's podcasting (and Broadcast) favourite the SM7. The SD-1 is clearly designed to be as close as it can to the original thing. But does it hold up? A big shout out …

Self Levelling Pre Amps..

March 1, 2022

Yellowtec PUC2 Mic LEA

Listener Question - John Davenport

Feb. 21, 2022

John Davenport (a regular listener to the show) got in touch with us and posed a question that's well worth considering the next time you are upgrading your studio... A big shout out t our sponsors Tri Booth. As a part of th…

Why you may not win the job even though you nailed the Audition!

Feb. 14, 2022

What started out as a discussion about the best way to format your audition, became a bit of an insight into how the other end approach Auditioning the Auditions.  What makes the studio or casting director turn off? What mig…

What cable and why?

Feb. 7, 2022

You spend a small fortune on your mic and your pre, but what about that piece of shielded metal that connects the two. Does the price make a difference? Is making your own necessarily better than buying one? If you buy one w…

Should a client control whats in your chain/rack?

Jan. 31, 2022

We have heard a few horror stories recently of clients insisting that voice-over artists have a particular piece of gear/software in their studio, regardless of whether or not it is necessary.  Should a client dictate what y…

What's the mic that left us in disbelief?

Jan. 24, 2022

You'll never guess!

The Best Place in Your Home for a Studio

Jan. 17, 2022

Upstairs? Or Down? Closet or Bedroom?