Mike Cardenas

deep, smoky, monotone, soothing, sexy

Voice Description

deep,smoky, sexy for phone conversation, ads,etc
deep, authoritative, monotone or expanded for narrations, presentations, etc.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

None

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

character voices for animation can be done with coaching from the client.
I prefer original as possible and not a copy cat of current characters.

My Voice Experience

Like many artists, novice or pro, I have been told I should be on radio and so forth. I've been to voice over introduction classes. These have been informative. However they all say they can get you voice over work if you pay them thousands of dollars.
I prefer to stay with the school of hard knocks.
I have done quite a few auditions from ads in Craigslist. I have only done, to this day, one official web commercial voice over for a client in Maine.
Most important, this is an extremely fun job. I enjoy recording and making people happy.

My Training

In 1993, I was a phone salesman for a tire wholesale company. Many of our customers would always say my voice should be in radio. This was a combination of training and my natural voice in action. During this time I was also a lead vocalist to local heavy metal bands. This gave me the experience to train my voice. As you can imagine, singing in music can take a toll on the voice if you're not trained.
In November of 09, I attended one of my first introduction to voice over seminars. These were very informative. Though later I would learn they were more a sales pitch with no real guarantee for work.
Here I am now at Voices123 just doing things the good ol' fashion way. Just putting the word out!

My Studio Equipment

MXL V63 condenser mic with shock mount and pop filter.
ART Tube preamp
M-Audio USB audio interface
Apple MacBook with Reaper software. Also use GarageBand.

Additional Skills

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Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

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