Deep, Warm, Convincing, Dramatic, Confident & Real
"Smooth and crunchy like chunky peanut butter on a warm summer day. Or something!"
Like peanut butter, I'm versatile and flexible: Smooth or edgy, friendly, dramatic, ominous. Calm, excited, matter-of-fact. Deep, rich or powerful. You can put me on a cracker or a piece of celery, or bake me into a brownie. Maybe straight out of the jar.
I enjoy doing high-concept projects. Storytelling. Juxtaposing the ominous, bigger than life voice of God type of dramatic read with humor is a favorite vocal trick - check out the Kahn's spot on my commercial demo and you'll see what I mean.
If you have a dramatic story to tell - maybe the story of your company - I'm your man. If you were to watch me during a studio session, you'd see me waving my arms, punching the air, and raising my head towards the heavens as if talking to God. And every bit comes across vocally.
And if you're selling something or doing a product demonstration, then my likable and trustworthy style is great: Friendly. Real. Authoritative.
If you're looking for something special and you don't hear it in one of my posted demos, please get in touch - I enjoy making new friends and sharing ideas. If I can't help you, maybe I can point you in the right direction. We're all in this together :)
Please feel free to get in touch with me directly at (617)230-4019. My e-mail address is Fred@BrownCowStudios.com
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - USA and Canada
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
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 offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project
My Home Base
, Massachusetts, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Straight, old man, old lady, cartoon, munchkin, southern rancher, cowboy, farmer, teen, teenager, twenty, 20 something, middle aged, funny, comedy, comedic, news reporter, anchor, dj, disc jockey, crazy person, over the top, superhero, alien, martian, game show announcer, DJ.
My Voice Experience
With a career that began in radio at age 14 and includes work for 12 radio stations and 2 TV stations serving Boston, Albany, and Providence, I've produced and voiced literally hundreds of commercials and programs. My clients have included:
-Bars & Nightclubs
-Auto, Motorcycle, and Boat Dealers
-Ski Areas and Speedways
-All Types of Retailers
For two years, I was on-camera as host and executive producer of a weekly TV show that ran on Boston's PAX-TV affiliate, WBPX.
As a radio personality I've hosted telephone talk, and DJ'd in the Top-40, Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR), Adult Contemporary, Adult Album Alternative (AAA), Big Band and Country formats.
As a news anchor and reporter my reports have been carried by CNN Radio and the Associated Press.
Emerson College, Boston, MA (BS: Mass Communication)
Denis Leary: Comedy Writing & Performance
Rex Trailer: TV Performance (Entertainment)
Marsha DellaGuistina: TV Performance (News reporting)
Marilyn Lewis-Scott: Voice & Articulation
Van Ritshie: Personal voiceover coach
Jordan Rich: Voiceovers
Brian Thong: Voiceovers
Amy LaForte: Acting
The best advice I've heard for anyone in this business came from Gary Owens: "Read voraciously. Then when the word "abacus" comes up, you'll be able to launch into that nice little abacus story you saw the other day."
By the way, did you hear about the abacus that walked into the bar....?
My Studio Equipment
My professional facility, Brown Cow Studios of Boston, is fully equipped with a mix of digital and audio equipment. Most audio production is now recorded digitally, but we also have an assortment of old-school analog equipment - including two multitrack reel-to-reels(!) - because sometimes a project needs the warmth and mellowness you can only get from old-school analog equipment.
-HP Workstation (6-core Phenom II processor)
-Adobe Audition audio software
-Cubase audio software
-Audacity audio software
-Alesis active monitors
-AKG, Marshall, and Shure microphones
-Tube MP Studio V3 preamps
-Over 15,000 cuts of fully licensed Dallas-produced tracks developed exclusively for radio imaging and promotion.
-A complete 5,000-track library of royalty-free music, and established relationships with some of the best music producers in the business.
-Adobe Premier Pro
-Adobe After Effects
...and lots more, including a basement full of really cool but semi-functioning equipment that I've picked up in various places. Anybody got a No. 40 Rectifier?
- Creative services
- Copy writing
- Audio production
- Video production
- Media consultation.
I can also manage duplication and distribution of CDs through my affiliated partners. I'll be glad to help in any way I can - Just let me know.
THANKS FOR READING AND HAVE A GREAT DAY!
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
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