Ray Hurd

                                      Voice Talent

 

Smooth, Powerful, Professional Voice. Now You've Hurd the Difference

RECORDING

MIXING

MASTERING

Ray has been recording in the broadcast arena now for more than 15 years. And with this experience Ray can provide quality sound with a fast turnaround!

Is it music or sound effects needed in addition to vocals? Ray can do it! With thousands of music files and sounds at his disposal adding effects is quick and easy!

Mastery is the name of the game! After booking, most projects can be mastered & turned around within 24 business hours.

CHARACTER VOICES

COMMERCIAL DEMO

RADIO IMAGING

Ray Hurd is the official Winner (Staff Choice) for Breakthrough Voice Actor of the Year for the Annual Behind The Voice Actors Anime Awards of 2014.

 

Industrial Narration

e-learning DEMO

About Ray

Movie Announcer

  Audio Book       Narration

 

THE STUDIO

  You must have professional grade equipment to get the best sound in audio and Ray has it. With a Whisper Room Studio & Portable Sound Booth available at all times. He is prepared to provide the best in quality sound to improve accuracy and speedy turnaround for any project. 

 

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EQUIPMENT

Audacity Soft Ware

 

Audacity is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. The interface is translated into many languages.

XLR Microphone

 

Handheld dynamic microphone with XLR analog output. The XLR output connects with my sound system's conventional microphone input for use in live performance. Smooth, extended frequency response ideally suited for podcasting, home studio recording, field recording, voiceover, and on-stage use. Built-in headphone jack allows me to directly monitor my microphone's output without audible delay.

Adjust headphone volume with easy-to-use controls on the bottom of the microphone.

High-quality AD converter with 16 Bit, 44.1/48 kHz sampling rate.

Compatible with Windows and Mac.

 

 

Phone Patch/Skype/Zoom

 

Well, a phone patch is nothing more than me allowing you the client to listen in on my recording session within my personal studio by telephone. I am equiped to receive direction via Skype as well. Making sessions requiring direction simple.

HP Pavilion Media Center

 

My HP Pavilion Media Center uses Windows 10 software and processes any and all applications quick and easy.

 
 

CLIENTS

Funimation Entertainment

Funimation has hired Ray on a variety of projects ranging from live action movie voice overs, to giant zombie teddy bears, even to the biggest and baddest of the bad guys the anime world has to offer. No character is to great or too small for Ray's voice.

Testimonials

- Director, Tyler Walker stated "I enjoyed working with Ray. He did great work for me!"

Funimation

Drive Time

Along with Voice Overs Ray also does copy write. Ray wrote commercial concepts for Drive Time's 2011-2012 ad campaign,   showing that the customer is not only approved but appreciated.  

- Media Director, Scott Worthington stated "Thank you Ray for your ideas and perspective!"

Drive Time

RATES

Voice-over rates are based on a number of variables: The medium (radio, television, internet), The market (local, national, international), the length,  The nature Dryread (my voice only)or will you add music.

The more specific you are about what you want, the Easier it is to give you an informed quote and the read you need. Some fundamental factors considered when deliborating cost are listed below.

 

Studio Time is a factor when it comes to rates, because quite simply put "time is money". 

Mixing is an art. Getting the sound of the vocals along with music or sound fx (just right) for submission to the client takes experience and  a true understanding of the art.

 

Mastering like mixing is essential to making a client a true believer in the excellence of our brand of work. Good quality is everything!

 

Production is my favorite part of the process. Working with our clients during a session or just putting together the product based on the script alone is great! Allowing me to creatively produce the product you need.

Contact Details

Fort Worth, TX  

Email: booking@rayhurd.com

Phone: 817-368-8715

 

Our studio is open 6 days a week:

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Saturday - Open

Sunday - Closed

BOOK A SESSION

Ready to book a session? 

 

Call us at 817-368-8715

or fill out the contact form & we’ll get you rolling!

 
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