Singing chords (yes chords) with the voice

By [email protected] | October 7, 2013

Here’s something to brighten up your day. There’s very little in music the truly surprises me but this clip, a track called ‘Something’ by Snarky Puppy feat. Lalah Hathaway get’s pretty remarkable. It’s an example of what a properly tight band really sounds like and it’s great music at around the 5 minute mark when […]

Vocals – Breathing, Warm Ups, Harmony & Mic Technique. Free seminar video footage.

By [email protected] | June 17, 2013

Footage from a live seminar by Musicademy’s Deborah Clarke. You’ll find Deborah as the “student” on our Worship Vocals DVDs. She also presents our Advanced Vocals Work-out CD https://www.musicademy.com/info/worship-singing/ Please be aware that this live footage is very much raw and minimally edited. We don’t have access to multiple sound desks, camera people etc etc […]

4 tips for making good use of your mic

By [email protected] | May 25, 2013

At Musicademy we look a lot at getting the best out of different types of instrument and sometimes the vocalists can feel a bit left out so let’s talk about the how to get the best out of the singers instrument, the humble microphone. It’s important for us to realize at the outset that as […]

Bad habits of vocalists and what to do about them #2. Posture

By Cat Mayne | April 12, 2013

Posture for singers Everyone has them – those little things that we do without even thinking about them. Bad habits in singing, as well as in life, are things that we don’t necessarily notice we do unless someone points them out to us. Over these posts I’m highlight the most common bad habits I come […]