Category: Writing

  • Finding Backing Tracks for Vocal Recording

    Finding Backing Tracks for Vocal Recording

    Get Your Back Band Ready! If you want to record a song, you need a backing track. Where do you get these tracks! Almost all singers get to a point where they want to record a song. It may be so they hear it for themselves or to share it with friends. However, the process…

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  • Getting Started With Live Vocal Effects

    Getting Started With Live Vocal Effects

    There are different products from Zoom, Boss and TC-Helicon for your needs Knowing your specific interest in using live vocal effects helps you get started on the right path. I’m not a singing performer, but I do have fairly unique experience in offering advice to singers who want to explore live vocal effects. I was…

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  • Help! I’m Singing Flat…What Can I Do?

    Help! I’m Singing Flat…What Can I Do?

    How to Sing in Tune There are 6 top reasons singers go flat. Each one of these can be worked on -says Jaime Babbitt Here’s a little peek through the window of the life of a voice coach. A singer asks: “Someone told me I sounded a bit flat in my last performance. I am…

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  • How Long Should Your Daily Singing Practice Be?

    Kathy Alexander and Simone Niles share their thoughts on a daily singing practice. KATHY ALEXANDER Music Teacher | Vocal Coach | Co-founder of Singdaptive SIMONE NILES Vocalist | Transformational Coach We asked Singdaptive instructors what thoughts they have on practicing singing everyday. Today, we hear from singer, author, vocal coach, choir director, and Singdaptive co-founder,…

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  • How To Be a 5-Star Hotel Singer

    How To Be a 5-Star Hotel Singer

    What the heck is a nebulizer and can it help my singing voice? Does the lure of global travel and performing in 5-star hotels spark an interest? (And do you know at least 100 pop songs?) Lisa Popeil interviews LA jazz singer, Courtney Lemmon, on the details of being a professional singer in this lucrative…

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  • Is There a Best Vocal Technique?

    Kathy Alexander breaks down common misconceptions about vocal technique. KATHY ALEXANDER Music Teacher | Vocal Coach | Co-founder of Singdaptive This week’s Tips from the Team are all about vocal technique! Today, we hear from singer, author, vocal coach, choir director, and Singdaptive co-founder, Kathy Alexander to give us some tips on vocal technique for…

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  • Laryngitis – What Singers Need to Know

    Laryngitis – What Singers Need to Know

    …and what steps they need to take to get better. Swelling is one of the five universal signs of inflammation – says Dr. Anthony Jahn Swelling is one of the five universal signs of inflammation – says Dr. Anthony Jahn. If you are a singer suffering from hoarseness or voice loss, take the mystery (and misery)…

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  • Reset Your Tired, Tense Voice – Like Magic

    Reset Your Tired, Tense Voice – Like Magic

    Learn the exercises that effortlessly get your back in the singing game SOVT exercises are incredibly healthy for your vocal folds -says Kathy Alexander You know the clichéd image of the heavy-set opera singer who narcissistically sings, “Me! Me! Me! Meeee!” before she goes on stage? Well, she’s not as egocentric as you might think.…

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  • Should I Jump on the Nebulizer Bandwagon?

    Should I Jump on the Nebulizer Bandwagon?

    What the heck is a nebulizer and can it help my singing voice? Nebulizers (or, nebulisers) are being used by singers to “cure” ailments and promote vocal health – Dr. Anthony Jahn notes the dangers. Dear Dr. Jahn, I`ve heard some singer friends are using nebulizers to keep their voices in good condition. Honestly the…

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  • Singing After Laryngitis

    Singing After Laryngitis

    Steps to get back to singing healthily Light movement is good for healing – says Tom Burke. If you are recovering from laryngitis, you are probably more than eager to get your voice back for your up-coming gigs or rehearsals. Singdaptive went to speech language pathologist and voice teacher Tom Burke to find out how…

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