The comfort of the performer - Part 3 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 95
Third and final installment of the chapter dedicated to the comfort of the singer during vocal recordings. Today, for the first time, we will discuss the gear used. However, before looking at it from a technical point of view, I think it's better to linger a bit on the practical side of things from the viewpoint of the performer, so that he/she ca…
Harmony Basics - Part 63 - The modes of the harmonic minor scale - Part 2
Today we'll continue studying the modes of the harmonic minor scale we began last week. I invite you to discover with me...
The comfort of the performer - Part 2 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 94
Second part of the chapter dedicated to the comfort of the singer when recording vocals. After discussing the place last week, today you'll see some really nice tricks that will allow the singer to feel more at home easily.
Harmony Basics - Part 62 - The modes of the harmonic minor scale - Part 1
After having studied in the previous article the altered modes of the melodic minor scale, today we'll look into those of the harmonic minor scale.
The comfort of the performer - Part 1 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 93
In the previous article I mentioned the famous "comfort zone" of the singer. In the coming weeks we'll look into the material conditions around a vocal recording which are susceptible of helping the performer in creating this comfort bubble. And when I say material conditions I'm not talking about gear but rather to the physical environment in whi…
The modes of the melodic minor system - Harmony Basics - Part 61
After the brief deviation in the last installment, it's time to continue with our favorite altered modes.
Singing or the art of performance - Part 4 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 92
To finish with the performance question, today we'll discuss a somewhat particular topic which was inspired by a comment posted in the French forum by ex-Moderator in Chief, Will Zégal, in response to a previous article
The return of the return of the pedal - Harmony Basics - Part 60
Dear friends, do allow me to open a brief parenthesis in our harmony series with this article.
Singing, or the art of performance - Part 3 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 91
Today we'll continue exploring the art of performance with an installment that could be easily renamed into "Theatrics for Dummies." However, anyone who takes the time to put into practice these tips will see an amazing improvement in the recording of vocal performances. Cross my heart and hope to die if they don't!
Altered modes, the specific case of the half-diminished… - Harmony Basics - Part 59
You might be wondering why I'm writing about these scales as a "particular case" even though I hadn't mentioned them when talking about the altered and Bartok scales. Well, these two scales often lead to a quite legitimate confusion so I decided to straighten things up and write an article to clarify things before moving forward. Even if that mean…