Dealing with Spoken Word (and how to make it loud enough)

If you do recording long enough, you’ll eventually be asked to record some sort of spoken word.

Maybe your great uncle Joe-Bob wants to narrate his life’s story for posterity, or perhaps you’re asked to record the sermons at your church. Or maybe you’re simply running live sound for some sort of speech.

It can be tricky.

Especially when you’re trying to make the voice nice and loud, easily heard, and at a consistent, steady volume.

Lots of speakers are very dynamic, meaning they have moments where they whisper and others where they yell.

It can be a nightmare to try to reign them in. (more…)