“Maximizing Your Bit Count”

Have you ever noticed how digital recordings sound richer/fuller/better when the peak level surpasses -6db? This is due to the fact that the bit count itself is describing more featured instrument/voice, than background noise or silence.   Here is a brief breakdown of digital recording options, how they affect the Read More


“The First 3 Takes – The Importance of Quality Casting”

I was extremely fortunate to be mentored by one of the top voice directors in Canada…Miles Ramsay of GGRP. During my time with Miles, he relayed several tenets I still use today. One of the most enduring pieces of advice was: “If you don’t have something you could use within Read More


“7 Sounds”…It’s all around Us!

Take a moment to listen where you are right now…you should be able to pick out at least 7 different sounds that make up the soundscape surrounding you. It may be the furnace kicking in, the wind in the trees, the dog barking down the street, two magpies having an Read More


“The Creative Safe Zone” – An Ethereal Concept

In my time in audio studios creating audio for music, film and television, I have been lucky enough to be present on numerous occasions when “magic” has struck. This is when a performance elevates beyond everyone’s expectations, and propels a project into the realm of “special”. (more…) Read More


Forge Audio Insights

Welcome Welcome to The Forge Audio Company Inc website. We’ve put a lot of thought and effort into the site, and hope you enjoy it!   Before getting started, here is a little background on who I am: (more…) Read More