Still after all these years? You have heard all the names, explored all the options, been floored by all celebrities, etc.. But yet something doesn’t work for you.. You do all the exercises, follow all the directions and still have a problem with your G4 your A4… What’s the deal? … Read More…
What is Vocal Hygiene? How relevant is it for the singer? What is true and what is a myth?
Illuminati holding you down? I see many musicians using excuses as to why they cannot succeed “the music industry doesn’t like REAL music (only my music is “real” music)” or “If you have money then you’re evil” and other self-defeating mindsets.
Get off your ass and use the system you hate in order to fix the problem.
In a domestic environment, aiming to get something like a “flat” response curve is nearly impossible. It is something that involves huge costs and has very little returns after a given point, so instead, let’s try to tame the really big problems.
So what is Monitoring? In a simple description, it’s the way we have to hear the results we are tracking, recording or mixing. It’s our way to see what is going on with the recording. I will talk a bit here about how to choose adequate headphones and speakers, also … Read More…
Ever wondered how to belt high notes safely? It is a question I get often, and being a belter myself I love to answer it. I feel it is never really covered properly in the myriad of articles and YouTube videos. Especially the importance of minimizing excessive vocal tract shifting, which is absolutely crucial, otherwise you’ll just choke on tough vowels and consonants.
I wrote an article detailing the necessary ingredients for belting and you can find it here.
Written by Phil Moufarrege
This article on recording basics is relevant for anyone who is trying to record music in their homes, but may be a bit lost. A big deal of what I will write in these articles comes from a thread on the Reaper forums, by user Yep, called “Why do your … Read More…