The Recorded Voice

Voiceover Kickstart Ltd

The Recorded Voice is a podcast about the voiceover career and business. It is born from a passion for the spoken word, a thirst for professional development and an obsession with audio. These conversations lift the lid on the skills, the process and the industry, helping you the voiceover artist to make better career decisions and improve the running of your business. Host Guy Michaels is very grateful to each and every guest for sharing their insights. No matter what stage you are at in your voiceover career, VOICEOVER KICKSTART can help. From the FREE 7-DAY PROGRAMME through to our thriving community, events, online workshops, specialist sessions, script workouts and more, head to: https://voiceoverkickstart.com or to find out about Guy's industry work: https://provoiceactor.co.uk/

Ep 2: Audiobook Direction - the other side of the glass
06-04-2021
Ep 2: Audiobook Direction - the other side of the glass
In our second episode, I’m talking with Tamsin Collison, audiobook and audio drama director/producer. Having produced over 450 books, Tamsin has directed the likes of Tracey Ullman, Andrew Lincoln, Thandiwe Newton, David Tennant and Billie Piper in classic and new releases for leading worldwide publishing houses. You can find out more about Tamsin (here). For more golden advice and resources head to (voiceoverkickstart.com)  Becoming An Audiobook NarratorIf you are interested in finding out more about becoming an audiobook narrator then we have a (5-part programme in our membership) Award-winning Audiobook Narrator HELEN LLOYD leads you through 5 modules on working in this competitive yet ultimately rewarding field of recorded voice work. • The Audiobook Industry • Self Published Audiobooks • Technical challenges • Artistic challenges • Developing your ear • The Narrative Voice • Developing characters • Keeping it real • Changing gender • Acting skills • Vocal modulation • Dynamics • Microphone technique • Studio discipline IN EPISODE 3...In episode three, I’m talking with Mike Saraswat as we explore the entrepreneurial skills a voiceover artists needs to succeed. Mike is the Founder & CEO of Ekstasy, an Advertising, Branding and Creative Agency based in London. As you know, or should know, VO is about far far more than the voice and Mike’s advice will help you to take your voiceover career to the next rung of the ladder. I’m Guy Michaels. Thanks for listening.
Ep 1: Becoming an Audiobook Narrator
23-03-2021
Ep 1: Becoming an Audiobook Narrator
In our first episode, I’m talking with Matthew Lloyd Davies, award-winning audiobook narrator and veteran actor. Matt talks candidly about his career and offers many a gem for actors wanting to record audiobooks from home.  You can find out more about Matt here and listen to his work (MLDaudio) - he also offers bespoke coaching for narrators. For more golden advice and resources head to (voiceoverkickstart.com)  Becoming an Audiobook NarratorIf you are interested in finding out more about becoming an audiobook narrator then we have a (5-part programme in our membership) with Matthew's original mentor (as mentioned in the episode). Award-winning Audiobook Narrator HELEN LLOYD leads you through 5 modules on working in this competitive yet ultimately rewarding field of recorded voice work. • The Audiobook Industry • Self Published Audiobooks • Technical challenges • Artistic challenges • Developing your ear • The Narrative Voice • Developing characters • Keeping it real • Changing gender • Acting skills • Vocal modulation • Dynamics • Microphone technique • Studio discipline IN EPISODE 2...In episode two, I’m talking with Tamsin Collison as we explore the other side of the glass - the role of audiobook and audio drama director. With over 450 books and having directed the likes of Tracey Ullman, Andrew Lincoln, Thandie Newton, David Tennant and Billie Piper if you are interested in a through behind the scenes then do check out episode two of The Recorded Voice. I’m Guy Michaels. Thanks for listening.