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A month or so back I came across a posting by a member in one of my online casting groups in Linkedin. The post was about a new Remote recording service called SoundStreak. This intrigued me and upon spending a few minutes on their website I was pretty excited about both the service and the idea of talking to the team behind this service directly.
Shortly after contacting the SoundStreak folks I was pleasantly surprised to hear directly from CEO Dan Caligor who was nice enough to get in touch and answer a few questions for me. I have yet to use the Sound Streak system since my recording setup is a windows one and the Sound Streak software currently only supports Macs. But Dan assured me that they will be releasing a windows beta for their software very soon.
Also once the stars align and I am able to test the system I will be posting a detailed description of how the session went and what my thoughts were on it.
So what is Sound Streak? and how is it the Next Generation of Remote Recording? How can voiceover folk like us benefit from it? and what’s the catch… if any?
Answers to these questions after the jump!
I’m going to let you in on a little secret, its a little stupid, but hey if you’ve made it to this page and are reading these words then its not that big a deal. So yeah, the secret is that I would probably post more on my blog if I didn’t have to come up with a customized image for each posting.
See… I told you it was stupid.
Today’s post, (and so soon since your last one too taji) is a bunch of brain farts and things that I wanted to put out there and discuss with my readers.. or myself, out loud.
So Its been almost 6 months since I’ve written anything for The Voice Emporium and for my regular readers I apologize. The truth is that in some cases there was not much to report about and in others I was extremely busy.
As most of you have already forgotten I am not a full time Voiceover artist, though that is the goal, the dream, the target, which means that for around 8 hours everyday for 5 days a week I am not available to record or write for my blog or do much in the voiceover-verse. I was given a promotion and handed 23 people and a company to manage and that has meant longer hours at work and many sleepless nights trying to figure out solutions for problems that I never knew I would ever be involved in.
A few weeks back I did something pretty stupid and though it didn’t hurt anyone but myself… I guess.
Bastion is not a new game, it’s been around for maybe a year now. I bought it off Valve’s STEAM marketplace during a sale and I haven’t finished it yet. So don’t spoil it for me.
The game’s controls took me a bit of getting used to because of the weird perspective. Bastion has won numerous awards here and there. For the beauty of the gameplay, the storyline and the graphics.
They were good, but obviously the thing that piqued my attention… was what they’ve done with the VO.
I could write a few paragraphs of praise for the work Logan Cunningham…
It came out of no where of course. Completely unexpected.
I got an email from one of my subscribers at the Voiceover Pavilion telling me that something was terribly wrong with the VOP.
When he searched for his name on google his profile on the VOP is listed… but then when he clicks it, the browser doesn’t go to The Voiceover Pavilion…. it goes to some weird Cialis / Viagra sales portal.
I confirmed this… then sat down infront of my PC in shock. How could this happen? Is it a virus? How do I fix this?
I gave myself 5 minutes to feel sorry for myself … then started the search to figure out what happened?