Studio Kit

Not all ‘home studios’ are equal!

Like many narrators in the US (and an increasing number in the UK) I have invested in a personal studio that matches the quality of many mainstream studios. I have also invested in software and kit – and I know how to use it efficiently and effectively to produce great sounding audio.

  • Kube ‘Silver’ Isolation Booth 
  • Sennheiser MK4 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
  • AKG C214 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
  • Audient ID14 Mains and bus powered audio Interface
  • Rode studio ‘Anglepoise’ mic stand 
  • ‘Classic’ Professional Pop filter 
  • BeyerDynamic DT770 Pro headphones
  • Dedicated Mac mini for recording
  • iMac for editing
  • iPad for annotating and reading.
  • Studio One Artist DAW – (‘Punch In’ recording)
  • Adobe Audition (subscription version)
  • iZotope RX7 Advanced Audio Editor
  • iZotope Nectar 3 Production Suite
  • Cleanfeed / Skype / Zoom.
  • Dropbox Professional file sharing and cloud storage

On The Blog

I have been writing articles on narration, audiobooks, acting, and other aspects of the industry for many years, and though this aspect has been somewhat neglected due to pressure of work, I manage to keep up a steady flow of articles, which I hope you will enjoy.

The Authentic Voice

Your voice is your voice … or is it? There is a lot of talk about ‘authenticity’ buzzing around at the moment. Just Google ‘Authentic

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On Concentration

When recording an audiobook – or indeed any other kind of narration or voiceover, particularly if you’re recording remotely from your personal recording space, then

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