Monk Schane-Lydon

an honest sincere storyteller, friendly, warm.

Voice Description

You know that friend who will tell you, "There's something in your teeth." That guy. The guy who will give you a straightforward, honest answer to a question.

Smooth, clear and animated for any type of read. Can go from late night jazz to the football fan. The voice in your head.

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
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• 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 can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Southern truck mechanic, Texan chicken rancher, South Boston fisherman, Brit thug, Superhero, goofball, slimeball and that guy with male answer syndrome.

My Voice Experience

For broadcast I've been a reporter, as well as both an on-air and on-camera personality.

My clients include Smith and Wesson, Animal Planet, Volvo of North America, and Grundfos to name a few. Plus many banks, ski areas and countless others that needed a real guy.

When I jumped into the animation world, I've so far been Santa and a reindeer, a toy soldier, an ol cowpoke, a Seahawk pilot, sub commander and the voice of the Borg for Star Trek:The Experience. You name it.

My Training

Northeast Broadcasting training in 1989

Steve Harris and the Art of Voice training 1990

Berkshire Broadcasting, talent, producer, reporter. 1991-1997

Narrator and storyteller, 1989 to present

Winner of Bronze Telly award 2011

Winner of TANYS award (Theater Association of New York State) for my role as Falstaff in "Merry Wives of Windsor" at the Helderberg Theater Festival, Summer 202

My Studio Equipment

Lodge Studios is Pro-Tools powered.

For microphones I have a closet full. Neumann U87, Mike Joly boutique microphones, Electrovoice RE-20... and so many more, it depends on the project.

Studio monitors are Yamaha NS-10m nearfield powered by Hafler PRO1200 amps.

Additional Skills

I'm a stage actor as well as a voice actor, I've produced radio drama's and helped create feature film special effects. I can't sit still. I need to be creating something, whether its building Manhattan for the Radio City Christmas 3D Spectacular or a commercial for some of the finest coffee on the planet, it's all about the performance. Bringing someone into the moment, carrying them along, and bringing them back when done. Dim the lights, fade the music and strike the arc so the image hits the parting curtain. It's showtime.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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