Vocal Techniques feature articles
- 07/08/13Getting started
Going Further with Vocal Warm Up - Consistency and Range Transition in Vocals
It's time to retake our vocal warm-up process, which we started with 10 minutes of thoracic diaphragm and vocal folds relaxation. Our purpose this time is to go one step further and deal with one of the most difficult things to achieve when singing: smooth transitions between our two main voice ranges.
- 06/22/13Getting started
The 10-minute Vocal Warm-Up - A Quick Vocal Warmup
To get the best possible vocal performance (and to avoid breaking your voice during the first song), singers should warm up, just like sportsmen do. Many different schools offer different techniques to achieve this, but considering it's your body we are talking about here, you should try to find out what works best for you! Nevertheless, here ar...
- 05/09/13Getting started
How To Get a Broken Voice - How To Break Your Voice
It's hard to do a Janis Joplin song if your voice sounds like Madonna, or to sing Springsteen with Boy George's voice. Is there a way to get a broken voice?
Tips for Controlling Vocal Sibilance - How to Control Vocal Sibilance
Vocal sibilance is an unpleasant tonal harshness that can happen during consonant syllables (like S, T, and Z), caused by disproportionate audio dynamics in upper midrange frequencies.
The Emotional Cords - Vocal Health for Singers
As summer arrives, singers begin to worry about vocal health as summer is the season when most artists have most bookings. "Will I be able to manage all the upcoming shows without vocal fatigue?" The health of your voice is a serious matter: Your voice is a musical instrument that requires very special care, technical skills and constant practice.