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Voice-over (also known as off-camera or off-stage commentary) is a production technique where a voice—that is not part of the narrative (non-diegetic)—is used in a radio, television production, film-making, theatre, or other presentations. ... It may also be read live for events such as award presentations.

Mixing Audio

Hi guys, brand new thread, it feels clean ! Here's a recording I did literally just now. I have a gate at -48dB, preopen-5ms atk-10ms hold-10ms release-100ms. I did those settings because the Gate would chomp away at my words ! For the EQ, I didn't mess around with trying to enhance my voice ! Instead, I just cleaned up the audio by getting rid of over 20KHz ( Beyond human hearing anyway !


Best voice-over recorder w/out computer

Voice-over actor. Chain: RODE nt1 to dbx 386s to Tascam dr-40 w input gain at 1. Room: 3x4 closet w acoustic foam. Not using computer to save space, eliminate fan noise. Results are quiet (no hiss or hum) but VOs sound brittle and tinny. Is AD conversion compromised greatly by Tascam? Is there a sub $1K recorder that would improve results?

Warm sounding Voice-over Microphone


Hi !
I am new to recordings and want your help in choosing the microphones.
I have scarlett 2i2 Interface.
I have a mid tone (midway between bassy and bright) kind of Voice and Want to product deep basy kind of Voice overs. I have heard Several Youtubers and VO artist who produce warm rich sounding recordings! but in reality their voice is not that bassy !

Voice over compression with mdx2600 - mdx4600

I'm a newbie in the sound field. I already got 2 Behringer devices. A composer pro-xl MDX2600 and A multicom PRO-XL MDX4600. I want to setup both of them as a "voice over compression" or Ducking but I do really have not idea how to do it. I though the device user manual shows how to do that but Behringer devices manual only states just a few words about it.