Singing Tips Category: Singing Technique

Help! I Hate the Sound of My Singing Voice – TRY THIS!

Love Your Voice Do you love your voice or do you hate the sound of your singing voice? You’re not alone. There are so many people who cringe whenever they hear their own voice played back on a recording. And some people don’t even like hearing their voice when they talk, let alone sing. If…

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Strengthen Your Falsetto Singing Voice

Falsetto Many people just call it head voice…but there’s much more to the distinct register known as Falsetto. What is it, and how can we use it more efficiently in our singing? For some singers, the term can be a confusing one. I think mostly because when we talk about this area of the voice,…

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Is Your Instrument Affecting Your Singing Voice?

Singing with Guitar If you sing and accompany yourself on an instrument like the guitar or a keyboard, then this is a must watch video for you because singing with guitar or keys could be doing your voice a disservice. Today I want to show you a few key things to look out for when…

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Learn to take your CHEST VOICE Higher

Chest Voice Many singers are keen to learn the skill of taking their chest voice higher. The term chest voice is used by many singers to describe those sung notes that, for the most part, are sung in the lower register. But for most singers, there’s a point at which the voice needs to change into…

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How to Sing with a DISTORTED VOICE!

Distorted Voice You can learn to sing with a distorted voice safely. Try this singing exercise if you want to add rasp and grit to your voice for those genres requiring heavier vocals. Vocal effects for heavier genres are still a relatively under-researched area of vocal production. That’s not to say that no-one has investigated…

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SING SOFTLY and still be heard!

Soft Singing One of the hardest things to learn to do as a vocalist is soft singing. Fortunately, learning to sing softly can be made a little easier with the right knowledge and correct techniques. You see, all too often I hear young singers stressing and straining their voice to achieve maximum output. Sure, it…

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10 Singing Tips for Powerful Practice

Singing Practice 101 Learning to sing is a life-long journey requiring countless hours of singing practice 101; not only learning new songs but also technically developing the voice. And just like you I don’t want one single minute to be wasted when I step into my practice space. So, I’m always on the lookout for…

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Vocal Compression Singing

Vocal Compression Will vocal compression destroy your voice? Is all that heavy voice use in Rock and Metal, for example, going to tear your voice to threads, or is there a safe way to use vocal compression, get the sounds that you want, remain stylistically relevant and still have a healthy voice at the end…

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Vowel Modification for Singers

Vowel Modification Vowel modification is one of those interesting topics that doesn’t receive a whole lot of attention in the world of contemporary vocals because contemporary genres employ speech-like patterns, and so modifying the vowels can detract from the tonal and articulation qualities. In classical singing, however, vowel modification is definitely a thing, but of…

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Closing the Phonatory Gap

Phonatory Gap Phonatory gap. A fancy term deserving a simple explanation. Today we’ll look at the effects of the phonatory gap, and I’ll show you a couple of exercises that will help you to fix this all-too-common vocal fold posture. Essentially, when the vocal folds don’t fully adduct, that is close, along the full glottal…

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