“Many thanks for marvelous work! This would not have been possible without your talents.”

 

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For video producers, writers, trainers, speakers, narrators and voiceover artists, professional audio production can make the vital difference between winning and losing in a highly competitive marketplace.

King Street Recording Company provides an unusual array of comprehensive services to make your production the best it can be.
 
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In video production, the audio is every bit as important as the images you work so hard to create. The knowledge, experience and skills available to you here will help to ensure that your final production pleases your target audience – and accomplishes your purpose.

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Training programs are a specialty of the house and receive attention to the smallest details. To lend credibility and impact to your narrative, we use actors instead of narrators for maximum return on your training dollar.

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To use your speaking voice for radio, TV or instructional projects, a demo CD will help you get booked. Presenting several different short scripts in a two-minute format should be enough to allow someone to make a hiring decision in your favor. Since you can’t possibly know what “they” want to hear on a demo, record what you do best. Then find someone who wants what you do.
 

Included with Your Recording Session

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A production technician with forty years experience as a professional voice actor, 50 years in professional audio and 20 years as a professional business writer. The purpose of your project will be thoroughly understood, and occasional rare script errors may be corrected before they’re recorded. Competent direction may also be provided if required.

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An 8-track digital recording system combining Macintosh, Mackie and ProTools, expandable to 24 tracks. The benefit of multiple tracks is the capacity to make revisions without losing work already completed.

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Long-term storage of original sessions keeps your work intact and available, allowing you to return months later to make additions and revisions.
 

Options

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Script review by a professional business writer with attention to sentence structure, grammar, spelling, pronunciation and overall theme

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Professional male and female voiceover talent

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Royalty-free production music and SFX

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Coaching in breath-control, pacing, diction, dynamics and voice inflection

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Instruction for voiceover artists on the art of prospecting for work. Eight-page detailed instructional article available.
 

Fees

The current rate for audio production is $65.00 per hour, with a one-hour minimum.

After the first hour, billing is by the quarter-hour.

Professional male and female voice actors are available at hourly fees beginning at $200.00.

Terms
Cash or check

Fine Points
 
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Bring two copies of your script to your session, one for the production technician. Having a second set of eyeballs perusing your pages can uncover – and correct – an occasional error or omission.

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Consider the appearance of the final product and ask about design and printing options for labels, covers and tray liners. The better your CD looks, the more likely someone will actually listen to it.

 

How to Prepare for Your Recording Session

Organization and planning can make the difference between pain and pleasure. For an enjoyable and productive session, follow these simple suggestions:

  1. Review your scripts until they’re perfect, then add indications for pauses, emphasized words, etc.
  2. Rehearse your material until you can read it smoothly and naturally.
  3. Prepare extra copies for use by studio personnel.
  4. Get a good night’s rest before your session.
  5. Arrive at the studio a few minutes before your scheduled appointment time.
  6. Record re-takes as you go along to control editing time.
  7. Listen to all playbacks, then direct all editing.

    NOTE: Recommended beverage for any type of vocal work: room temperature spring water with a slice of fresh lemon.

King Street Recording Company
610-647-4341
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