Geoffrey Welchman first began experimenting with a 4-track reel-to-reel recorder in high school, creating multi-tracked songs, skits, and stories...and he never really stopped.
With Speech and Voice training at New York's Circle in the Square Theater school, GW has a solid grounding in acting and presentation.
After years of performing as a singer/songwriter, his voiceover career took center stage in 2005, when he began to record narration for online tutorials for the US Army Environmental Command (AEC). He now records and produces training narration for the high-tech company Ciena.
GW created TheInverseDelirium podcast, a scripted sketch-comedy spoof of public radio, in April 2010, and produced over eighty short webisodes. Praised by podcasters and fans alike, it was downloaded over 42,000 times. It shut down in April 2014.
The show featured guest stars, including Kevin Pollak, Lewis Black, Grammar Girl, Wendy Liebman, Paula Poundstone, Will Durst, Christian Finnegan, Graham Elwood, Bobbie Oliver, Nelly's Echo, MosNo, Ed Schrader, Marc Evans, Aaron Henkin (WYPR's The Signal), and Karen Morley.
While producing InveDel, GW was interviewed on podcasts such as Podcasting 101, Don't Quit Your DayCast, and Succotash.
GW's first professional performance was at the legendary Folk City in Greenwich Village, while still in college. His song "Children in Any Garden" appeared on the Fast FolkLive at the Hoot album (1987). He performed at venues like CBGB's, the SpeakEasy, Cafe Sine, the Bitter End, Kenny's Castaways, and the Village Gate. GW also created instrumental music for the King World television show Instant Recall in 1991, with long-time friend and collaborator Charles Brush.
Musically, his distinctive guitar technique mixes blues with pop and folk styles that recalls his earliest influences: the Beatles, Sly and the Family Stone, Martin Carthy, Big Bill Broonzy, and Joan Armatrading.
He settled in Baltimore in 2001 and released first solo album, Comfort Noise, to great reviews. His second album, on which he played guitar, bass, drums, and keyboards, was One Band Man (2007). Writer/editor
GW has written album reviews and profiles for magazine such as: Rolling Stone,the New Yorker, Might, Interview, People, Musician, the original (CD-ROM) Blender, Mother Jones, the SF Chronicle, and Hits.
Notable pieces include interviews with cartoonist Art Spiegelman, singer/songwriter Aimee Mann, and performance artist Laurie Anderson, a look-back at the career of rock trailblazer Suzi Quatro, and a RS lead review of the Rollins Band album Weight.
He has worked as a technical editor for over 10 years, with special experience in the field of telecom web-based training. He has also copyedited two Complete Idiot's guides.
GW's short play "Survey Pro" was produced by the Fells Point Corner Theatre for their 10x10 Festival in 2012. He has also contributed to the Smile, Hon, You're in Baltimore zine.