A few years ago – back when making videos was – umm – not our (and by “our,” we mean Ken’s) strong suit – we put a video up on YouTube showing you how to record audio with Reaper software. The video walks you through how to create: A voice-over recording with a background music…… See More
Voice-Over Recording Tips
These are all the posts that primarily focus on voice over recording - such as video narration, podcasts, audio books, radio and TV ads, etc. Articles that focus mainly on music recording, mixing and mastering are in the Music Recording Category.
I do a LOT of voice-over recording using Reaper. I also worked for years (before Reaper) using Adobe Audition for all my editing needs. So I have some deep neural pathways for using a separate audio editor for final processing of any audio I record, including the stuff I record in Reaper. HOWEVER, reaper is…… See More
I was working on a long voiceover recording job last week. After it was all recorded, I began the long process of editing it for the client. That involved not only optimizing the volume and minimizing the noise, but also creating 27 separate files. Things were progressing nicely, but then I heard an odd sound…… See More
[I’m re-posting this article from January, since it has a lot of relevance to the recent series we’ve been running on controlling room sound.] A reader asked me this week if I could shed any light on why his recordings weren’t sounding very good. He was using two very good microphones to record an organ,…… See More
We’ve been doing a series of posts over the last 5 weeks – giving you tips on how to improve the quality of the audio you record in your home studio. The first of the series is here: Improve The Quality Of The Audio You Record At Home – Tip 1. The first 4 tips were…… See More