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MAKING YOUR VOICEOVER AUDIO SOUND AMAZING DOESN'T HAVE TO BE SCARY!
Whether you just got your first home studio setup with some blankets and your first microphone -- or you're an established VO pro -- there are countless ways to improve and optimize your home studio audio.
Instead of hopelessly clicking through "vocal" presets and hoping it sounds good -- This pre-recorded (not live), take-at-your-own-pace course teaches you, step by step, how to dissect, improve, elevate your raw audio -- and stand out above the sea of poor or mediocre audio.
LEARN WITH BOTH YOUR EARS
AND YOUR EYES
Audio can be intimidating and scary as hell. But nobody starts with a perfectly trained ear, right? Use the power of visual tools to help you learn what sounds good versus what sounds bad. All with the power of free or affordable plug-ins. You don't have to be a full blown audio engineer to be create amazing sounding VO audio. Nor does it have to be boring to learn this stuff. The course is in layman's terms, is engaging, and fun.
GOODBYE CRAPPY "VOICEOVER" PLUG-IN PRESETS
Presets can be an OK starting point - but they usually make your audio sound a lot worse than it did without the preset.
You'll learn how to dial in your own, customized, and gentle preset. It'll sound so smooth and subtle that it won't even sound "processed." Allowing your auditions really shine -- and seriously impress clients with your finished audio.
POP FILTERS, PREVENTING PLOSIVES, AND FIXING PLOSIVES
WHAT'S IN THE COURSE
HEADPHONES | WHAT TO USE AND HOW TO USE THEM
MICROPHONES | THE SECRETS OF POSITIONING YOUR MIC
ACOUSTICS | FINDING AND FIXING PROBLEMS IN YOUR RECORDING SPACE
EQ | CLEAN UP YOUR AUDIO WITHOUT OVERDOING IT
DE-ESSING | TAME THAT HARSH SIBILANCE THE RIGHT WAY
NOISE | PREVENTING & REMOVING IT FOR GOOD
MOUTH CLICKS | YOU MAY BE DE-CLICKING TOO MUCH
PLOSIVES | PREVENTING & FIXING POPPED P'S
CLIPPING | PREVENTING AND REPAIRING DISTORTED AUDIO
COMPRESSION | HOW TO GENTLY ENHANCE YOUR AUDIO WITHOUT RUINING IT
EDITING | TIPS TO BOOST YOUR WORKFLOW AND SPEED
SAVING | NORMALIZE? 16-bit? 128kbps? 48 OR 44.1khz?
PHONE PATCH (BONUS) | SETUP A PHONE PATCH WITH PLAYBACK CAPABILITIES FOR YOUR CLIENT. BOTH MAC & PC.
Learn the foundation of each topic
What is booth resonance?
What does sibilance sound like?
How much noise is too much noise for voiceover standards?
Prevent problems in your audio
How to avoid muffled sounding audio.
Prevent noise from getting into your audio.
Best microphone placement.
Optimize your recorded audio by:
Cutting out the crap with EQ.
Reducing harsh sibilance.
Removing excess noise.
Enhancing the good stuff with EQ and compression.
LEARN AT YOUR OWN PACE
The entire course is pre-recorded.
No need to fit live classes or meetings into your schedule.
Will this teach me the basics of what gear to buy, how to hook it up, and get started recording VO for the first time?
No. This course is for those who at least have their microphone set up and know the very basics of how to hit record and edit their audio (deleting, copying/pasting) -- all the way up to savvy working pros. Click here VO gear I recommend. Click here if you're wanting to learn more about how to get into voice-over.
I have a Universal Audio Apollo. Will this teach me how to use the console software and the UAD plug-ins?
UAD Apollo owners will definitely benefit from this course, however, this course will not teach you how to setup UAD plug-ins specifically. But the concepts of acoustics, EQ, compression, de-essing, and more - will still apply to your UAD plug-ins. You also don't need to use UAD plug-ins in order to optimize your audio. The tools we'll be working with in this course are amazing.
I already have great equipment and even a pro vocal booth. Shouldn't my audio already sound great?
It might! But to be honest, many of Jordan's most pro VO audio clients have needed a tune-up. For example, those expensive pre-made VO booths don't sound so great out of the box. They usually sound boxy and require special microphone positioning, EQ settings, acoustic treatment, and more to make it sound a lot more smooth and natural.
I work and audition for multiple genres like commercials, video games, e-learning, and more. Will this course help me?
Absolutely! As a voice actor, Jordan works in many different genres himself. He's also optimized the home studios of all types of voice actors working in virtually every genre. He's refined the sound of heavy hitting promo voice talent, prominent video game voice actors, and many voice artists who just put together their first home studio.
Will this teach me how to make my audio super hyped, polished, and punchy?
Not exactly. The goal of this course is to either dramatically, or subtly, improve the quality of your voiceover audio. Some audio requires more work than others. But the results will never never sound aggressive, overly hyped, or obviously processed. If applied correctly, your audio will end up sounding, clean, present, and broadcast ready. This is not a "how to make a movie trailer sound preset" course 😉.
Will this teach me how to mix my voice with music and sound effects?
No. This course is specifically focused on improving the sound of your just your voice-over audio. However, if there's enough demand, Jordan is considering making a separate course on how to mix VO with music and sound effects.
I'm a podcaster/content creator and not a voice actor. Will this course still help me with my audio?
Yes! Because the ultimate outcome of this course is to make your recorded voice sound as smooth, optimized, and clean as possible.
Is this course for Mac or PC?
It's for both! Both Mac and PC users will 100% equally benefit from the course. No Mac vs PC wars here.
What gear and software is required in order to take this course?
All you need is:
Wait, but I've always been told to never process or touch my audio. Right?
The ultimate goal of your home studio is to never have to apply ANY processing to your audio. And that's why this course has a huge focus on PREVENTION FIRST. Each topic covers prevention in depth.
Is this a live class I have to attend or is it recorded lessons I can watch on my own?
This course is 100% recorded and ready for you to dig in at your own pace and at your own time. No stress of having to schedule in or even missing important live classes.
YOUR AUDIO NINJA INSTRUCTOR
Jordan's mission is to elevate the standard of home studio audio and to ensure that nobody loses a gig due to their studio quality. This is 100% preventable.
Along with being a full-time voice actor in Los Angeles, Jordan Reynolds has analyzed, designed, and optimized hundreds of home VO studios.
Whether it be for commercials, video games, corporate narration, learning, promos, animation, and more - there is a very high standard of audio quality in the voiceover industry that Jordan is keenly aware of and executes with precision.
He also produces high quality demos for fellow voiceover talent via their home studios. Where their audio must be pristine.
He's been known to hear things that well, even Batman can't hear. Sorry, Batman.
SAVE OVER 30% ON LAUNCH WEEK STARTING MARCH 9TH
4 MONTH PAYMENT PLAN
Normally $99/month x 5 months
NOW $99/month x 4 months
LIFETIME ACCESS TO THE COURSE
HEADPHONES | What to use and how to use them
MICROPHONES | The secrets of mic positioning
ACOUSTICS | Find & fix problems in your studio
EQ | Clean up your audio without overdoing it
DE-ESSING* | Tame harsh sibilance the right way
NOISE* | Preventing and removing it for good
MOUTH CLICKS | Not all mouth clicks are the same
PLOSIVES | Preventing and fixing popped P's
CLIPPING | Preventing and repairing distorted audio
COMPRESSION* | Enhance without overdoing it
EDITING | Tips to boost your workflow and speed
SAVING* | Normalize? 16-bit? 128kbps? 48 khz?
PRIVATE FACEBOOK GROUP ACCESS
PHONE PATCH (BONUS)* | Set up a phone patch with playback capabilities for your client. Mac & PC.
MONTHLY LIVE GROUP Q&As WITH JORDAN
ONE TIME PAYMENT