Happy November/belated Halloween everyone!
I've kind of failed in the scary links department, mainly because the scariest thing about the creative industries is the constant threat of unemployment and that doesn't translate well to a cute infographic.
You're probably over your trick & treating/adult equivalent antics anyway and are ready for some fun, yet informative articles! Oh...still in a sugar coma? Well, there's lots of easily digestible sound, voice and music fun to be had anyway.
SOUND DESIGN & MIXING
Every one with a home studio setup should read this, it could save your mixes: 5 common monitoring mistakes in home studios
And when you're choosing and positioning your monitors, why not test them using one of these 7 great studio monitor demo tracks?
Own up, you've probably been guilty of most of these...it can't only be me...
WOMEN IN SOUND
Some of the best and most honest answers I've heard to this question: Why aren't more women becoming music producers?
Susan Rogers tells us what it's like to be a Berklee Music Production and Engineering Professor
Annie Lennox on nostalgia: "You cannot go back"
MUSIC & PERFORMANCE
Everything you need to know about music theory in 50 graphics
And speaking of Imogen Heap, I enjoyed reading about her recent collaboration with Taylor Swift, including her honesty about having preconceptions, and also how wrong the rumours are that the lyrics were only written by her
Our latest Sounding Wilde podcast is All About Agents. Featuring interviews with an experienced voice artist and a top London voice agent, it's a must-listen for anyone wanting to get an agent or learn have a better relationship with yours
10 qualities you need to have to be a top voice artist
So you want me to sound "conversational"...what does that mean again, exactly?
8 steps to becoming a professional voice over
INSPIRATION & OTHER CREATIVE STUFF
Patsy Rodenburgh on why she does theatre and loves actors
A guy walks into a bar, and then this joke goes in an entirely unexpected direction
Catch you for the next Sunday Sound very soon...