Edge Studio’s Voice Over Blog

Here you’ll find practical articles written to help you skip the “trial and error” often associated with pursuing and building a career, and instead gain a candid look into the voice over industry, where the work is, why some people get it, why some don’t, and tips and techniques to help you reach your goals.

Remember that your voice, interests, and potential are unique. For this reason, our articles provide multiple ideas and scenarios so that you can make the right decision for your career.

Feel welcome to share any experiences and comments by visiting our Voice Over Community Forum. We’re always glad to listen to you. After all, listening is what we do best!

When to Use Equalization and Compression

When should you use Equalization and Compression in your voice over submissions? Is there an order you should stick with? Should you compress and then use equalization? Or, equalization then compress?  It’s an age old battle… which do you do first? Does it make a difference?  But wait…  What IS equalization?  What is COMPRESSION?  What are we working on anyway, and why the heck do I even care?  We are talking about two eleme...
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Blog Posts

When to Use Equalization and Compression

Art Bruder

Using Social Media as a Voice Actor

Siobhan O'Loughlin

Voice Over Community Building in the Booth and on Zoom

Siobhan O'Loughlin

How To Set Proper Levels for Voice Over

Dan Friedman

Diction, Clarity, and Pacing Makes for Good Communication

Pen-Pen Chen

The Art of Self Direction for Voice Actors

David Goldberg

Taming Stage Fright for Voice Actors

Lara Hirner

Simple Rules for Audiobook Success

Johnny Heller

The ‘Why’ of Warming Up and Vocal Care

Lara Hirner