WHAT SINGERS SHOULD EAT BEFORE A GIG

Every bite you take. Every food you make. Every bread you break, every time you eat cake, your voice is calling to you. Did you know that everything you eat can affect the quality of your performance, even several days before a show? And 24 to 36 hours beforehand?...

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HOW SLEEP AFFECTS YOUR VOICE

Studies have shown that a proper night's rest is important to keeping your highest quality singing voice, and that a lack of sleep can negatively affect speech in all of its forms. Sure, we're all a bit groggy when we wake up in the morning, but proceeding into the...

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THE INS AND OUTS OF LARYNGITIS

The colloquial term for the larynx is the "voice box", and since it is home to the vocal cords, it has that nickname for good reason. Our vocal cords are how we control both the volume and pitch of our voice, and Laryngitis is such a severe inflammation of the voice...

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TIPS ON TONE BY ACE SUGGS

I guess you can say I am an O.G. singer, a veteran so to speak. I have been singing professionally for over 30 years, and yet, I still learn something new every day. Therefore, before moving on to the tips, it’s important that you’re open minded, and take in what your...

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TIPS ON TONE BY HOLLIE BUHAGIAR

The instant I stopped competing with other voices was the moment that I truly started to come into my own as a vocalist. Remaining aware of the current trends within your industry and specialization is incredibly important but with regards to the human voice, I truly...

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TIPS ON TONE BY MISS JAMIE MARTIN

As a singer and voiceover actor who makes a living solely through my voice, here are some tips I would share for upcoming artists on vocal health: 1) Get enough sleep nightly. Your voice box is made of muscles that get tired with use, and the time for them to be...

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TIPS ON TONE BY MORGAN ST. JEAN

"The main thing that I've learned is that taking care of your voice is a full-time job. I really had to learn to maintain a lifestyle that allows my voice to function at the highest level every day. When my voice is feeling good I'm so much happier overall, so giving...

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TIPS ON TONE BY CHANDLER MOGEL

All-natural vocal sprays like Clyor might be great for comforting the voice, but they are no substitute for correct technique. They are not magic pills. There is no substitute for singing properly and the best tip to keep your voice healthy is to sing constantly!...

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TIPS ON TONE BY CARI COLE

Tip #1: Build your vocal strength by training-- HARD! A stunning range, striking tone, a fabulous belt voice -- all that vocal gold doesn’t happen by accident. It’s hard-won by singers who train, and train often. The most reliable way to develop an incredible voice is...

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TIPS ON TONE BY ALEXA FERR

1. When I was first starting out, although you can't really teach emotion and feeling, I wish someone would have told me to really put yourself in the position of what you are singing about. Truly visualize the situation and how the writer felt (if you are singing a...

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TIPS ON TONE BY ALEXA FERR

1. When I was first starting out, although you can't really teach emotion and feeling, I wish someone would have told me to really put yourself in the position of what you are singing about. Truly visualize the situation and how the writer felt (if you are singing a...

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TIPS ON TONE BY NATASHA REMI

Tips for Aspiring Performers: Be prepared. Show up ready to work. Be performance ready for rehearsals so you can focus on fine-tuning instead of still learning music on the spot. Be committed. Even if it’s a small job, even if it seems insignificant, work ethic is...

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TIPS ON TONE BY JON NOVI

Jon Novi’s tips for aspiring singers (and other people) in no particular order:  1. Sing long notes. Work towards an even quality and steady pitch, with no vibrato. Be able to sing a song at least eight times as slow as the original tempo, Breathe after every note of...

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TIPS ON TONE BY NATE JONES

After performing 2,000+ times in 8 years, here's what he learned!             Tip #1 Be comfortable with your own voice. We all our so unique with under and over tones that give our voice its own quality; utilize it. Do not force yourself...

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TIPS ON TONE BY SUNNIE WILLIAMS

Whenever you’re experiencing vocal trouble, whether it be a certain line in a song or just general vocal fatigue, the answer is almost always to RELAX. Relax your jaw. Relax your shoulders. Relax your mind. If you’re singing some huge ascending lyric, don’t create...

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WHY SINGERS SHOULD CONSIDER WEARING EARPLUGS

A sore throat can be a nuisance, which is why you always want to stay hydrated, well-rested, and have CLYOR formulas by your side. But when it comes to sore ears, we're talking about the potential for permanent damage, which can be bad news for anyone and a...

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THE BEST MICROPHONES BASED ON YOUR VOICE

Obviously, the number one best way to get noticed and booked as a singer is to stand at a busy intersection and belt to your heart's content, but a close second is distributing your talent. Thanks to this fancy thing the kids are using these days called the...

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THE BEST WAYS TO STAY HYDRATED AS A VOCALIST

Have you ever thought to yourself: "I was drinking water all day and yet my voice still isn't 100%, what gives?" Well, did you know that it can take four to five days to be fully hydrated? Simply drinking when you're thirsty while seeing if your urine is clear or a...

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HOW TO RELAX YOUR VOCAL CORDS

Fair warning: a lot of these vocal cord relaxation methods are probably best used in privacy, although if you can do some of these in front of other people, particularly strangers, then going out in front of a crowd may be easier. That's two levels of relaxation, one...

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9 AWESOME WAYS TO IMPROVE STAGE PRESENCE

Forget social media marketing, gig and representation submission, interviews, recording sessions, listening back to your voice, and seeing someone you think is more talented. The most nerve-racking part of being a vocalist? Performing live in front of a group of...

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TAKING CARE OF YOUR VOICE

If you want to keep your voice in tip-top shape, you have to be committed to taking proper care of it. If you're a vocalist, your voice is your instrument. A pianist will never neglect regularly tuning his piano, and a singer should do the same. Voice lubrication is...

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WHAT TO EAT BEFORE A GIG

Intro To effectively prepare for a musical performance, it is important to take your diet into consideration several days before your show. Planning and exercising care with the food you eat at least 24-36 hours before your show will maximize your performance. There...

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SINGING TIPS

The singing voice is a delicate instrument and must be cared properly. Getting enough rest, eating proper food, drinking lots of water, and not smoking can help. Ignoring voice problems may have adverse effects on singing. A laryngologist may help avoid serious...

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VOCAL COACH

Do I need a vocal coach? Believe it or not, every singer can benefit from the lessons provided by a vocal coach. Much like a guitar or violin, the voice is a musical instrument. It may seem to work fine without being tuned, but doesn't produce to its true potential....

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