I know the areas I’ve got down, and I know where I need some work. Lyrics come easiest for me…I always have some sort of line already in my head when I pick up the guitar. So, I usually don’t second-guess myself when the words start flowing. I will, however, try out a variety of [...]
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This week we’re looking at the dietary needs of a successful singer.
This week we’re exploring ways to increase our vocal stamina
Are You Trapped in “Maybe”? It is that special indecisiveness that can haunt a performer. What does being trapped in maybe sound like? Q: “Which will be your practice days this week?” A: “Maybe I can get in some singing on Tuesday and Thursday.” Q: “Will you approach some venues on your trip to New [...]
Sometimes even using a good windscreen won’t eliminate all pops –or you might have opted to keep a take for musical reasons, in spite of a plosive problem. Try the following three techniques along with, or instead of, a wind screen: 1) Moving the Microphone. Move the microphone slightly above or below your mouth. This [...]
This week we’re looking your ambitions and goals for the future.
This week we’re looking at the places and people from whom you draw your inspiration.
OK, so it’s a little cheap to give this post the title of ‘The Secret’…as if it were just ONE THING. Life is too complex to boil things down that way. Yet, I think there’s a way to sum success up – as long we use a paradox. It has taken me four years of [...]
This week we’re exploring those items you just can’t give without.
The Case: The one-dimensional voice The Singer: Lianna, 25 years of age, working as a legal PA and doing open mic slots on the London circuit For you? Do you ever find you want to more effectively make the sounds that you hear in your head? Case Summary: Lianna was getting great feedback about her [...]