This week you’ll hear about the newest version of Major League Baseball’s Perfect Inning app, movie trailers with and without voices, and the new Ken Burns documentary. In the Biz, Stephanie and Carmi discuss the continuing and strengthening trend from the automotive sector to use primarily male voice talent for voicing television commercials. In tech talk, the team takes a closer look at vocal surgery and if it is truly necessary.
Happy listening. Be sure to comment here on the blog (or via the Vox Talk Facebook page) and stay subscribed.
Links From This Week’s Show
MLB Perfect Inning App voiced by Joe Buck
In a World Without Voiceovers: What happened to the movie trailer voice
Did you know that Paul Rudd replaced Jeff Bridges as the new voice of Hyundai? Stephanie Ciccarelli chats with Carmi Levy, Voices.com’s Senior Writer about the continuity of male voices driving automobile ads. References made to Val Kilmer and Will Arnett, Kiefer Sutherland, Tim Allen and more as we track the origins of the celebrity voice-over in the automotive sector.
Carmi and Stephanie talk about vocal surgery and if if it is truly something that people should consider or rehabilitative alternatives are better suited for most people. Within weeks of Joan Rivers’ passing, this topic is a timely one. Discussion around Julie Andrews’ surgery and advice from the Chicago Institute for Voice Care round out the segment.
What kind of a microphone are you using?
Be sure to let us know by sending us an MP3 response. You can email your MP3 to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll air your audio feedback on the show next week.