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!

The ‘Why’ of Warming Up and Vocal Care

Why do we stretch before exercising? Why do we let our cars warm up in the winter before driving them? Because working cold - demanding optimum function without priming the system - is a recipe for strained muscles and broken fan belts. The voice is no different - it’s a set of muscles and tendons that’s just as prone to fatigue, injury and misuse as our arms and ankles. And in voice over, we use our voices for a longer period of time in a...
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Lara Hirner

Blog Posts

What goes into a cover letter? A letter. Not a form.

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Does a voice actor need insurance? Yes, and no. And Yes.

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For voice-over success, know – and trust – yourself.

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What’s the right way to deliver a humorous VO line? Part 3 of 3

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Comedy Timing. How does it work in voice-over? Part 2 of 3

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What makes something funny? Especially in voice-over. Part 1 of 3

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What non-DAW software do you use? And should you?

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How a radio producer looks at VO talent for radio commercials.

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What’s new in the swinging, swirling world of Income Taxes?

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