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I also record Javanese voice over

Javanese male voice over with deep voiceAs a Javanese, I speak the language in my everyday life in Lamongan, East Java–although in some parts of Java, such as Semarang and Yogyakarta, people like to use Indonesian to sound cool. For me, the Javanese language has its own beauty with a wide range of vocabulary. Even in Jakarta, I still have difficulties saying things or expressing my Javanese thoughts in Indonesian because it doesn’t have some of the equivalents of my Javanese words. Read More

Great time for Indonesian voice over

Voice bunny deep Indonesian voice overBesides building this Website and making my own studio at home, the great thing that I’m so excited about this year is being accepted by Voice Bunny and getting to know with more people in Indonesian voice over world. I also bought a new microphone from Lazada, which will arrive in just a few days. Read More

Indonesian voice over for next level

Deep Indonesian Voice Over Next LevelI have a good chance to work with Roni Chandra, a sound engineer and professional music director. He contacted me on Facebook inbox two days ago, and as I checked his profile, I found that we didn’t have mutual friends, which means he added me on purpose. While working with many international companies, in fact, I rarely do voice over for Indonesian people, so Chandra is my second client from the country after Ahnan Alex, a translator and successful entrepreneur living in Pasuruan, East Java. Read More

Portable vocal booth for voice over artists

Inspired by a video on YouTube, I rode a bike with Arul, bought two panels of cardbox, and brought the materials to Habibi’s house in Paciran to make what I call as portable studio. Habibi is an artist and good carpenter. When I came to his house yesterday, I was amazed by his hand-made cupboard, which he created using some sheets of cheap paper he got from photocopy centers. Read More

How to find a deep Indonesian male voice over actor

Deep Indonesian Voice Over

Deep Indonesian Voice Over

When it comes to voice over, you can find good artists easily in UK or USA. British or American male and female voice actors are skilled and very well-trained.  However, in Indonesia, where there are many voice people but very few ones with good skills and experiences, you cannot expect that quality of American guys. Read More

Pop filter for voice over

Picture of Microphone Pop FilterFor voice over artists, pop filter is a must. It prevents them from annoying plosives or microphone pops. In Lazada, an Indonesian online store, you can buy the cheapest pop filter for as low as Rp100,000. However, if you don’t want to spend that much money, another solution is worth trying: DIY pop filter. Read More

Does smoking make your voice deeper?

Smoking-make-voice-deeperI received a silly question on Facebook about how I get my deep voice without smoking. My Facebook friend believes that men who have deep voice must smoke or drink. Smoking and drinking habit, he thinks, cracks his throat, resulting in worn-out voice which, if you know how to use it well, sounds very, very crispy.

My answer: Deep voice has nothing to do with smoking or drinking. Smoking damages the larynx and esophogus and thus the voice is more raspy and deeper sounding, but it’s basically not true that you will produce such a good, smooth and deep voice from the two habits. Deep voice comes from the muscles in your throat. In some men, these muscles are thicker; while others have smaller muscles–making their voice high-pitched. Read More