An AMA with Waves’ Michael Pearson-Adams

AMA means “Ask Me Anything”, and we mean just that when George welcomes Michael Pearson-Adams (known widely as MPA) into the Zoom for a 1 hour chat. Come one, come all!

MPA knows the ins and outs of every single Waves audio processing plugin, and knows his way around a world-class recording studio, as well as how to help the beginner make the best use of their tools.

Presonus Revelator | io24, 2022- Firmware 1.21

GTT Training- Presonus Revelator io24,for the latest firmware as of August 2022.

I walk you through everything, from the hardware to the Universal Control software.

Fat channel, the Multi-device drivers, Stream Mixes, understanding the headphones and monitors, it’s all here. If you need to record yourself, or someone else, and do it while in a Zoom meeting, this will show you the entire process.

Practical Personal Studios

Practical, Personal Studios for Voice Actors with George The Tech. George cuts through the Facebook noise and lays down the keys to successful home voiceover recordings.

You’ll learn about:

  • Acoustics
  • Booth design
  • Mic placement
  • Mic choice
  • PC choice
  • Audio Interfaces
  • Accessories
  • Software
  • Processing Auditions

Voiceover Recording Basics | Basic Recording and Editing Techniques

Learn from George Whittam how to start recording and editing your voiceover. The software used in the training is George’s preference for voice actors, TwistedWave. The techniques will apply to any basic editing software, such as Adobe Audition Waveform mode or Audacity. Covered in this 45 min video are the following concepts: 

  • Setting your input and output devices correctly.

  • Setting your gain or microphone recording levels.

  • Recording in 24 bit-48 kHz, and a single mono channel.

  • Trimming the heads and tails of your recording.

  • Using markers to isolate and edit specific ranges of audio.

  • Editing to preserve breaths to avoid sounding unnatural.

  • Editing a mouth noise. 

  • Room tone pasting for seamless edits. 

  • Normalizing the file before delivering it.

  • Save your raw audio files in WAV or MP3 format. 

  • Processing audio guidelines for auditions.

Universal Audio Apollo | Universal Audio Apollo, Advanced Techniques 2023

Have been wondering what techniques you’re missing out on that would save you time, improve your finished production, and MAKE MORE MONEY??

George will share you the latest tools and techniques that can revolutionize your workflow and make you more productive in the studio than ever before! 

Products to be covered in this don’t miss event include:

  • Comparing Apollo hardware systems- Apollo Solo’s Virtual Channel weakness
  • What’s new the latest UAD software?
  • Console optimization
  • Console settings
  • Forcing playback and system sound into Virtual Channels
  • The best I/O Matrix for VO broadcast
  • The best I/O Matrix for Podcasters
  • UAD plugins worth a demo
  • Signal routing for recording from 2 different mics and Zoom playback
  • Setting up Zoom correctly, once and for all! (Zoom 5.15)
  • Chrome madness!! 
  • Controlling headphone mixes
  • Taming monitors for zero feedback
  • A headphone monitor chain to enhance your promo/trailer/radio performance
  • 30 mins of Q&A

Universal Audio Apollo | Universal Audio Apollo for VO

Unlock the true potential of the Apollo in your voiceover studio!

There’s a LOT more going on “under the hood” than your typical audio interface.

During this 2 hours webinar by George Whittam, you’ll see and hear the Apollo setup for optimal productivity in an actor’s studio.

The webinar is recorded for playback later if you cannot attend live.

The focus will be on the Apollo Twin, but most of what we cover is relevant to the more limited Apollo Solo and the more sophisticated Apollo rack-based hardware.

Agenda:

  • Comparing Apollo hardware systems
  • Installing the Apollo hardware and console software
  • Hardware orientation
  • Console orientation
  • Console settings
  • Adding and managing plugins
  • Signal routing for recording from 2 different mics
  • Controlling monitoring
  • Sending playback to the client
  • Using with web browsers
  • Using with Zoom (and all of its quirks)
  • Using with Source Connect
  • Participant submitted topics
  • 30 mins of Q&A