In the first part of this series, we discussed the different vocal layering and arranging techniques common in pop vocal production, in order to help singers produce their own vocal arrangements. Just as crucial to a successful vocal arrangement are the effects a producer uses. A judiciously applied reverb, delay, distortion, or autotune can affect the style and overall sound of the vocal, and make … Continue reading Vocal Production for Singers: Using Layering and Effects to Shape Your Sound (Part 2) // Kelly Hoppenjans
Nashville Voice Teacher Laura Donohue provides the second part of her discussion on helping singers prepare for different scenarios in sound technology microphones. Continue reading How to Collaborate with an Engineer Like a Boss // Laura Donohue
Independent Teacher Laura Donohue discusses ways to help singers trust their voices when switching sounds systems and venues. Continue reading How Microphone Technology Throws Vocalists for a (Auditory Feedback) Loop and What to Do About It // Laura Donohue
Guest blogger Judy Rodman talks about the differences between live singing and studio singing and the ways we teachers can help our students better prepare for recording. She covers preparation, setting up the mic, using headphones, performance psychology, specific vocal techniques, and vocal health.