Tag: voice

  • Annabel (lee) on Collaborating from Afar and How Lyrics Shine through Sparseness

    Annabel (lee) on Collaborating from Afar and How Lyrics Shine through Sparseness

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s weekly interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. Richard and Sheila Ellis began their collaboration with files sent back and forth between […]

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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 Find Your Vocal Range and Write It on a Résumé

    How to Find Your Vocal Range and Write It on a Résumé

    Your vocal range: It’s present at the top of all your résumés, and is so basic that it’s right there next to your name, height, and contact information. But unlike the URL to your website, your vocal range can be subjective, and tough to describe accurately. And if you’re interested in working in musical theater, […]

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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

    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 scale than, say, when you’re running or doing push-ups, you still have to take care of your voice and body in order to sing out your […]

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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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  • Shea Rose: Using Music to Change the World

    Shea Rose: Using Music to Change the World

    Photo credit: Conor Doherty On stage, Shea Rose is breathtakingly talented and charmingly charismatic. She exudes power and confidence through a presence that somehow radiates both comfortable ease and careful coordination. Offstage, she is easy to talk to and surprisingly humble—especially when you consider some of her achievements. From being a spokesmodel for CoverGirl to […]

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  • Why Singers Need to Learn Piano

    Why Singers Need to Learn Piano

    + Bridge the worlds of theory, improvisation, and jazzy hip-hop, and improve your piano chops with Grammy-winner Kiefer in his course, Kiefer: Keys, Chords, & Beats. Singers need to learn piano — it’s a fact. I’ve played many instruments over the years — trumpet, clarinet, and sax to name a few — but first and foremost, […]

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  • Chesney Snow on the Life of an Artist

    Chesney Snow on the Life of an Artist

    Chesney Snow is a poet, a songwriter, a beatboxer, an actor, but most of all, he’s an artist through and through. Talking to him can feel a little like receiving a sermon from a beatboxing prophet of some sort, as he waxes lyrical about life as an artist today and the power of art to […]

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