May 26, 2023 Earl Thomas "The VOICE" Season 3 Episode 11
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Show Notes

I will be discussing my voice experience  with accents. I would go to YouTube and research .... Get the accent firmly in my mind.... I have many saved in my bookmarks from Arabic to Southern.

The easiest  is The  Indian Accent. They are wonderful people kind & friendly. All over South ASIA there are different Accents, not just Indian there is Pakistani, Sri Lankan & I am glad to be born in India.

The Texas accent is the most difficult because ... David Stern is a dialect coach who has taught Hollywood...
The long “i” becomes “ah”: In a Southern accent, the long “i” sound (pronounced “eye”) sounds more like “ahh.” For example, “tired” becomes “tah-d” and “bike” becomes “bah-k.” Ah becomes so tah-d because Ah was riding my bah-k from Houston to Austin.It’s such a long long way ah want to go to bed.

I voiced a Boston Accent & it landed  a voice-over for The Church by the Glades in Florida. I used my New England/Boston accent  for Voicing a segment of Frederick Douglass - The hypocrisy of American Slavery, 1852.
 “ How should i look today in the presence of Americans ...There is not a man beneath the canopy of heaven who does not know that slavery is WRONG.
The  Chicago accent is a more relaxed accent.   A’s are very important & some of the t"s become d’s. The higher your voice is the more you get a Chicago sound especially with women. A deeper voice guy the accent doesn’t stand out as much.
For example  :  Dat guy & I are going down to 1060  West Addison to watch a Cubs game.

The whole idea in doing different accents is to see how much your voice can stretch....
Accents YouTube:
Indian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7MIyQS9p5E
Southern: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPfOL4wUuMU
Chicago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vc9pDieYDYg

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Earl Thomas "The VOICE"
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