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Rob Bee cutout photo on a bright yellow background with blue and pink music notes on lines 'growing' from behind him. Text over his head reads 'working with music'.
Rob Bee

Working with music as a voiceover

A lot of the voiceovers we record utilise music in their finished forms. So here are Rob’s tips for working with music and where to source it from.

Voiceover studio bugbares
Rob Bee

Three Voiceover Studio Bugbears

I’ve visited lots of voiceover studios and helped troubleshoot hundreds more remotely. Here are a few things that still make me inwardly groan.

Rob from B Double E holding an ipad with audio samples before and after compression.
Rob Bee

What is compression and do voiceovers need it?

Compression is a topic that confuses many and strikes fear into the hearts of many. Yet people like me insist on banging on about how important it is, and insisting that voice overs should at least try to get their heads around the topic. So in this first blog of 2, I’m going to explain what compression is and why it’s so important.

Copyright – a voice artists guide
Rob Bee

Copyright – nothing is ever free – a voice artists guide

Working in a creative industry we often need to engage with creatives from other fields and use their work. This makes the dread word copyright raise it’s head. So what are we allowed to do? And more importantly what aren’t we allowed to do?

Normalisation for voiceovers
Rob Bee

Normalisation for voiceovers

I want to take a look at an audio production process that is commonly used, but often misunderstood. It’s something that I get asked about fairly regularly and there is definitely a best-practice that can be applied to this process which is often sadly lacking. That process is normalisation (or normalization if you’re American).