Five Lessons Voice Teachers Can Take From the Last Decade of Popular Music // Kate Paradise

Belmont University Commercial Voice Professor Kate Paradise gives us an overview of some important developments in music over the last decade. Continue reading Five Lessons Voice Teachers Can Take From the Last Decade of Popular Music // Kate Paradise

The Indie Pop Voice Phenomenon, Part 2

Okay, so here’s the big question—what do we do about indie pop voice? The trend is clearly very popular and not showing signs of letting up anytime soon, and as such exerts a huge influence on young singers and their vocal habits. As singers, should we use it? And as voice teachers, should we encourage it in our students or quash it? You’re about to … Continue reading The Indie Pop Voice Phenomenon, Part 2

The Indie Pop Voice Phenomenon, Part 1 // Kelly Hoppenjans

Pop music vocalists have always had their share of unusual pronunciation and accents, and the most recent trend is so-called “indie girl voice,” or more generally, “indie pop voice” or hip-singing. This Vine user parodies it, this Youtuber teaches us how to do it, and even Buzzfeed has noticed it. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, definitely check out the above links—I think you’ll recognize it … Continue reading The Indie Pop Voice Phenomenon, Part 1 // Kelly Hoppenjans