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Using Pro Tools for spoken word

I've been using ProTools with an M-Box for about 8 years, recording and editing spoken-word narration for a series of art guides. My guides run anywhere from 2 to 3 hours, usually anywhere from 20 to ...
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Narration voice

I'm working on an animated cartoon that has several voice over parts where one the characters are narrating. How do you make a voice sound like it's a narration, or voice over? In my references, the ...
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Step Compression: Do you use it?

I often times due to time constraints and given the limited amount of dynamic range permitted for my television mixes, use step compression on my narration track. I find it causes less ear fatigue ...
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How do you lessen mouth noise in VO recordings?

Okay. Pardon me if I sound ranty. I promised myself I would not ask this question, but frankly, I am fed up with it. I record narration as a main part of my job in sound. I have recorded possibly ...
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In defense of narration…

Voice over narration gets a bit of a bad rap. I hear detractions all the time. "It's just being used to tie together a poorly written story." "The audience is smart enough to figure it out without ...