Author: Sarah Spencer

  • How to Warm Up Your Voice Healthfully and 3 Exercises You Can Try Today

    How to Warm Up Your Voice Healthfully and 3 Exercises You Can Try Today

    An important lesson for singers instructing how to do vocal warm ups that enhance voice range and health, and which are especially fun.

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  • The Importance of Vocal Warmups and How to Do Them Correctly

    The Importance of Vocal Warmups and How to Do Them Correctly

    Exercise your voice and get ready to sing by developing a warmup routine. You’ll be able to sing longer, better, and stronger in the long run!

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  • How to Take Your New Songs to the Stage to Show Them Off

    How to Take Your New Songs to the Stage to Show Them Off

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. You’ve done it. You’ve crafted a song from start to finish. Perhaps a couple songs. You’ve poured your heart and soul into your music and spent hours […]

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  • 4 Tips for Songwriters Looking for Artists to Record Their Songs

    4 Tips for Songwriters Looking for Artists to Record Their Songs

    + Improve your songwriting with Soundfly! Explore our range of courses on emotional chord progressions, basic songwriting technique, songwriting for producers, and many more. Subscribe for unlimited access here. The goal of many a songwriter is to find artists to sing our material. And there are few things more thrilling than when you hear your music come to life. The first […]

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  • The Singer’s Diet: 20 Things Vocalists Should and Shouldn’t Eat Before a Show and Why

    The Singer’s Diet: 20 Things Vocalists Should and Shouldn’t Eat Before a Show and Why

    + Recording and mixing your vocals at home? Grammy-winning artist Kimbra explores how to harness the full creative potential of your music in her new course! Singing utilizes muscle movements and contractions in your diaphragm, voice box, mouth, and sometimes even your extremities in a highly controlled way. Although the movements are on a much smaller […]

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  • Why Singing Is Just as Psychological as It Is Physical

    Why Singing Is Just as Psychological as It Is Physical

    When singers start learning about how to be better singers, there is a huge focus on achieving proper technique. In the beginning, all the advice you hear is about how to breathe and how to stand, how to warm up, and how to work a microphone. Singing is a complex physical act, but it also requires huge […]

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  • 6 Top Places to Get Pro Feedback on Your Songs

    6 Top Places to Get Pro Feedback on Your Songs

    Feedback can be a valuable tool in a songwriter’s toolbox. Especially for new writers, gathering advice from professional songwriters can give your song a big leg up. Most importantly, getting feedback on your songs is instrumental (pun intended) in helping you grow as a songwriter. A pro will be able to point out ways to make your […]

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  • The Great PRO Round Up: What Is a PRO and Why Should You Affiliate?

    The Great PRO Round Up: What Is a PRO and Why Should You Affiliate?

    If you’re a songwriter or a creator-of-musical-goods, then you’ve probably heard someone reference a PRO before. It might have sounded like music industry jargon, which, technically, it is… Or perhaps you’re already familiar with the concept of a PRO but are unsure of which one to join and where to start. Well, this article is […]

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  • How to Achieve the Perfect Country Twang: Southern Accents

    How to Achieve the Perfect Country Twang: Southern Accents

    Welcome to part 2 in How to Achieve the Perfect Country Twang! In part 1, you learned what the heck “vocal twang” is and how it differentiates from twang in a colloquial sense. Just to recap — vocal twang is a useful vocal technique. It has very little to do with the cat-like, nasal quality that we […]

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  • How to Achieve the Perfect Country Twang: What Is Twang?

    How to Achieve the Perfect Country Twang: What Is Twang?

    We usually think of “twang” as a quintessentially southern quality in country singing. But it’s a vocal technique for all kinds of singers.

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