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The Singer's Arsenal

10 Worst Vocal Habits to Avoid!

Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash 1. Smoking, Drinking Alcohol, and excessive caffeine I feel like this is a given, but it’s one of the most common things I see in the vocal community. I’ve seen not only artists but vocal coaches who smoke or drink regularly — and think that their technique will...

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Tone Deaf to Perfect Pitch: Improve Your Pitch in 5 Steps

Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on Unsplash With pitch accuracy, there are levels to this! Perfect pitch being the best and tone deaf being worse. Most people lie in the middle. So let’s break that down. Perfect pitch is actually pretty rare. Perfect pitch is when a singer can...

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Whitney Houston: The First Beautiful Voices I Remember

Watch This Video I remember sitting in the back of the car in my car seat hearing my mom singing “I Will Always Love You’ along with the radio — it was 1992 and it JUST CAME OUT! I was a little toddler, but — I was swinging my legs in my singing it too! My mom and I belted in that car and all my...

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Top 5 Things Every Singer Needs!

If you ever googled singing tips —you probably noticed that there are a ton of resources and videos singing the praises of an array of gadgets and tools that help vocalists and how you’ve got to get it right now if you want to be a better singer! But honestly, many of those gadgets and...

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Finding Your Voice: 3 Things That Make a Voice Unique

I don’t know if you noticed, but many of the vocalists we consider legends are legends because there’s NO ONE else like them! They all have a unique sound that becomes a ‘wave’ or a trend that makes other artists want to imitate them. They have a UNIQUE identifiable sound. Because of this,...

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Inspired by Beyonce: 4 Reasons Why Beyonce Needs Her Flowers Now

Prefer to listen instead? Click Here So let’s get into it-- I love Beyonce, okay! And I tried to fight it, because I don’t consider myself a ‘fanatic’ type. Rather than say I’m just another fan — I’ll admit, I’m inspired by her . Her voice is immaculate and her work ethic is out of this world....

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Tenor to Whistle Register: How I Increased My Vocal Range in 8 Steps!

Prefer to listen instead? CLICK HERE Have you ever tried to sing a song that you love only to realize that it’s too low or too high for you? How to increase vocal range is one of the most common things vocalists come to me for. Trust me I get it! Having a wider vocal range gives you more...

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R&B Vocal Secrets Unlocked: 5 Steps to Singing R&B

I don’t know about you, but R&B is hands-down my favorite genre! I love it for so many reasons. One reason is because of how much it has evolved since its inception. It has its history in gospel, blues, funk, jazz, rock, soul, and now hip-hop! Another reason I love it is because R&B...

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How to Belt High Notes Without Straining

Understand what a high belt actually is —a high belt is singing in your head voice with the power of your chest voice. Every voice has 3 vocal registers: Chest, mixed, and head voice. Chest voice is the lower notes in your voice where you naturally speak — you could speak/sing here with...

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How to Hack Your Brain and Learn Songs Faster

No matter the scenario these 8 things will help make rehearsing SOOOO much easier! STEP 1: Set a goal for your rehearsal Outline how long your set is and break it up into manageable rehearsal sessions. Ask yourself, what do I want to accomplish today? STEP 2: Find somewhere quiet...

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