These are our recommended products for producing professional voice overs. We have personally tested these, or they are highly recommended by industry professionals we trust. In other words, you can’t go wrong with these. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.
10” LED Light Ring
This compact 10-inch LED light ring is a great way to add light to your booth while also providing a mount for your smartphone in case you need to conduct a Zoom meeting or record your session. It runs cool, includes a stand, is easy to use with the remote, offers multiple brightness levels, and color temperatures from daylight to warm.
Acoustic Foam Bass Traps 12
Acoustic foam panels feature a classic design that offers excellent sound deadening and echoes absorption. These thick bass traps are a perfect way to absorb the low range tones from your voice, creating the ultimate “dead” room for your vocal recordings.
Aston Microphones Halo Portable Microphone Reflection Filter
Can’t control that room echo? There are a lot of different room reflectors (a.k.a. isolation shields) out there, but this is the only one we’ve seen so far that actually works. Just read the reviews. Created by Aston Microphones in the United Kingdom. This still isn’t a complete fix for bad room acoustics, but it certainly achieves excellent results.
Aston Microphones Origin Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone
The Aston Origin is a high-performance cardioid condenser microphone utilizing a one inch (1 inch) gold evaporated capsule. It is versatile enough to use with most instruments and excels on acoustic guitar and vocals. Its hand-selected capsule is teamed with high-end transformer-less circuitry using only the best components. The Origin is designed to deliver direct, smooth and intimate sound for a natural and transparent recording.
Free. Free, open source, cross-platform audio software for Mac and Windows. Audacity is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder. If you’re starting out and have no budget, consider starting here.
Audient EVO 4 USB Audio Interface
Capture your microphones and start recording audio directly to your computer with EVO 4’s intuitive feature set. Combining leading tech specs with incredible performance and sound quality, EVO 4 is the perfect interface for beginners and pros alike. Building on Audient’s 20+ years of audio design experience, EVO 4 gives you unrivaled audio quality on your desktop.
Audimute isolé Sound Barrier Sheet
Got a door that’s letting in too much noise? Hang one of these 20 pound sheets and it will reduce the noise considerably. Measuring 34.5″ x 82″ tall, it will keep the peace inside your recording space. Available in black, white, cream, navy blue and steel. It has a 0.75 NRC rating and is made in the USA with a layer of Peacemaker sound barrier material.
Audimute Sound Absorption Dampening Blanket
Available in 7 different colors, these 95″ x 54″ soundproofing sheets have a 0.85 NRC rating. These are great for absorbing sound and while not advertised as such, keeping sound out. Each sheet weighs 10 lbs.
Audio-Technica AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Studio XLR Microphone
Audio-Technica’s stringent quality and consistency standards set the AT2020 apart from other mics in its class. Its low-mass diaphragm is custom-engineered for extended frequency response and superior transient response. With rugged construction for durable performance, the microphone offers a wide dynamic range and handles high SPLs with ease. The AT2020: The new standard for affordable side-address studio condensers.
Audio-Technica AT4040 XLR Cardioid Condenser Microphone
The AT4040 side-address condenser microphone features an advanced large diaphragm tensioned specifically to provide smooth, natural sonic characteristics. A marriage of technical precision and artistic inspiration, the AT4040 offers exceptionally low noise, wide dynamic range and high-SPL capability for greatest versatility.