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The Holy Grail of Vocal Recording Gear

Singers who have the ‘itch’ to upgrade their recording gear will find it scratched by some great equipment – says Darrell Smith

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The Latest Gear For Singers: Summer NAMM 2014

VoiceCouncil brings you some of the highlights from this years summer NAMM show in Nashville

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5 Audio Cables Every Singer Should Know

Don’t ever get tripped up on cable types again! -says Chris Kennedy

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The Mixing Board in 30 Seconds

Ever felt bewildered by all of those buttons and knobs? Recording-Mix-Mastering & FOH Engineer Wes Maebe charts a way through the confusion.

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Intro to the Mixing Board

Wes explains the functions of the key controls involved in the recording process – in more than 30 seconds.

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9 Famous Vocal Compressors

The world of vocal recording has been changed forever by these units -says Wes Maebe

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Mic Stand Nightmares

An amazing performance can be sabotaged by one element I NEVER would have suspected -says Jeannie Deva

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Plugging in Your Mic: Dos & Dont’s

Thought plugging in your mic was simple? It kinda is. But Wes Maebe reminds us of perils we must avoid.

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Famous Live Mics – Krall, Bon Jovi, Bieber & More

Have you ever wondered what top selling artists use on stage to help their vocals sound great?

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Compression on Your Vocals?

“When does compression become too much of a good thing on your recorded vocals?” -Wes Maebe offers some answers.

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Make Your Recording Believable

Grammy nominated producer and mix engineer Mark Needham explains some secrets behind a great vocal take.

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Top 5 Studio Mics

Here are the 5 studio mics have hit the top ratings for those we’ve reviewed thus far

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Best Mics for Singers – Ep. 4: The RCA 44

Wes Maebe shows off the studio mic that Sinatra used to create that warm, vintage sound.

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The Latest Gear for Vocalists – NAMM 2014: DAY 2

VoiceCouncil brings you the new product highlights from the 2014 NAMM trade show.

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The Latest Gear for Vocalists – NAMM 2014: DAY 1

VoiceCouncil brings you the newest product highlights from the 2014 NAMM trade show.

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Free Recording Plug-Ins

Looking for some ways to spice up your studio vocals that won’t cost you a penny?

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Overcome the Sound System from Hell

Guarantee that your gigs will go according to your plans, not someone else’s –says Michael Ferraiuolo

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Mic DOs and DONT’s

The way you hold your mic can actually affect your breathing and your throat, adding or detracting from your ability to communicate –says Judy Rodman

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Emma Hewitt’s Gig Bag Essentials

Internationally renowned dance music phenomenon Emma Hewitt reveals her gig bag to singers…

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Avoiding Feedback on Stage Pt. 2

Singers fed up with feedback will want to know about some interesting gear -says Chris Kennedy

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Avoiding Feedback On Stage Pt. 1

Singers can avoid the nightmare of feedback in live performance -says Chris Kennedy

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The Mic Stand – Aid or Adversary?

You can’t always take this piece of gear for granted –says Jeannie Deva

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Best Mics for Vocals Ep. 2 – Brauner VM1

Wes Maebe Reveals his favorite recording mics for singers

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Best Mics for Vocals Ep. 1 – BeesNeez Jade

Wes Maebe reveals his favorite recording mics for singers.

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Rehearsing with a Mic

Essential microphone “know-how” from Mister Tim

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New Mics & More – The Latest Gear Pt. 2

VoiceCouncil brings you the new product highlights from the 2013 Winter NAMM trade show.

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The Latest Gear For Vocalists – Pt. 1

VoiceCouncil brings you the new product highlights from the 2013 Winter NAMM trade show.

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The Singer’s Tech Test

Take these 10 questions to reveal your knowledge on the gear you use.

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The Singers’ Really Hard Tech Test

Test your expert knowledge with our hard technology quiz.

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A Peek Inside IAMEVE’s Gig Bag

IAMEVE let’s us take a peek at the tech and personal items behind her live performances.

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