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What is the metric for the value of perseverance?

I sometimes wonder how we get caught up so much with trying to 'monetize' everything we do on the web. I think people worry too much about trying to measure effectiveness, and not enough time on simply being effective. Some people are just afraid to get in there and get their nose bloody. How can you be effective if you don't try? Is it fear of failure? I'd wager it has something to do with that. But if you don't fail, how do you learn to pick yourself up, dust yourself off,…

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Added by Brad Venable on January 25, 2011 at 5:02pm — No Comments

"Should I touch the cans or not?" - another 'Delightfully Irreverent, Yet Effective' discussion.

Gotcha! This blog is totally not about what you were thinking, unless you immediately thought, "STUDIO HEADPHONES...YES!" And if you did, congratulations, you're not a lech. This time.

My friend Erik Sheppard posted a link about new studio headphones by KRK, and so I was inspired. Thanks, bro.

KRK Rokit 5's are the monitors I have in my studio. They're totally great for locking in my voiceover tracks.…

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Added by Brad Venable on January 21, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

OK....It's late, but I know I am NOT hallucinating! $3000 worth of studio time for free?

OK, folks strap in for this one.



All of you LA friends, listen up. This is good, and I mean REALLY good.



Point your browser to: http://www.everythingvo.com/.



Call it giving back. Call it Dave & Dave's economic stimulus. Whatever the moniker, you can't beat free. Uh-oh...I said the F word...FREE!



OK....read for yourselves, folks, but here's the summary.



1) Have you paid for… Continue

Added by Brad Venable on September 4, 2009 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

A new demo!

So I have put up a new commercial demo that features some great stuff! Give it a listen on my page and let me know what you think!

Brad

Added by Brad Venable on April 12, 2009 at 3:36am — No Comments

My Carinsurance.com session

So tomorrow (Christmas Eve-eve) marks the two week anniversary since my Carinsurance.com radio session, and I wanted to put a few thoughts down. Even now, the session is fresh in my brain, and I had a blast.



1) Five :60s = 35 minutes. - Put that in your pipe and smoke it. How fun.



2) It was in the rare group-recording session format. I loved having someone in the booth with me, and we played off of each other well.



3) Happiness is doing one take and hearing,… Continue

Added by Brad Venable on December 22, 2008 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

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