Basil Sands

Character specialist, wide variety, funny-serious

Voice Description

I perform a wide variety of voices and specialize in characters across many genres and both genders. My voice can range from a jazzy deep and smooth to a hyper-active computer geek and all ranges in between. I have performed documentary and serious commercials with an intelligent, instructional voice. Conversational, flirtatious, or dramatic between as many as ten different characters of differing genders and accents in audio books and audio drama's.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other

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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Alaska, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I have performed a very diverse number of native English accent dialects, as well as foreign dialects speaking English, usually with good results. I can perform any accent or dialect needed as long as there is a sample to work from.

Accents I have performed include:

US - all regions & dialects
UK - all regions & dialects
Ireland
South Africa
Australia/New Zealand
Jamaican
Caribean (generic)

Asian accents:
Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Southeast Asian (generic) Indian, Pakistani, Persian (Iran), Arabic, Hebrew

European accents
French, Dutch, German, Scandinavian (generic), Russian, Baltic (generic), Eastern European (generic), Italian, Greek

South American - Hispanic
Mexican, Brazillian, Argentine, other hispanic generic.

If I can hear it, I can imitate it.

My Voice Experience

I have been a stage actor and lecturer since very young, with my first lead acting role at the age of 12. As an adult I started doing voice work for the local water utility in Fairbanks Alaska in 1998. Since that time I have had varied experience in radio as a talk show host, commercial voice over and with audio book recording.

My Training

Unknown - Click here to ask Basil Sands

My Studio Equipment

M-Audio MobilePre mixer/preamp
AKG Perception 420 Condenser Microphone in shock mount with pop screen and cover
Adobe Audition CS 5.5 recording software
Dual Monitors for script viewing
very quiet booth averaging ambient levels of -70dB

Additional Skills

I have been a performer and character actor for more than twenty five years and have the ability to perform almost any type of character or style of voice both scripted and improvisational.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
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Contact Information

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• Currently Basil Sands is a Standard subscriber.
• Basil Sands was last active on Voice123 344 days ago

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Demos
Everest Discovery Channel

Jack Daniels Single Barrel

Straight read of simple copy

Multi UK accents

Accents UK Russian Afghan

Olay Bodywash

Realtor Demo

IBM Business Training Demo

24 - promo in a Scots accent

24 Promo - natural accent