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Why Singing Lessons Don’t Work
Instead of giving you a synopsis of this episode on Why Singing Lessons Don’t Work, I’m including a transcript. It’s that important. So here it goes! Introduction I’m going to get a little controversial with you and probably step on some toes, and feelings in the process. But hey, maybe I’ll help some people at […] The post Why Singing Lessons Don’t Work appeared first on Singing From Scratch.
How To Sing Harmonies – Part 3
Welcome back to final part in a 3 part series on How To Sing Harmonies. As I go over in the intro, this episode is released late due to A/C leaking problems here at the studio. Had to vacate for a bit. But we’re back and rockin’ away. In this episode I’m actually borrowing the […] The post How To Sing Harmonies – Part 3 appeared first on Singing From Scratch.
How To Sing Harmonies Part 2
Oddly enough, even some professional singers have a problem learning how to sing harmonies. It’s not just a beginner problem. Essentially it is an ability to hold your own, be an individual voice, and sing with others at the same time. This part 2 version of how to sing harmonies introduces you and helps you […] The post How To Sing Harmonies Part 2 appeared first on Singing From Scratch.
The Biggest Lie And The Tone Deaf Test
In this episode I wanted to dispel one the most, if the not the most, blatant lies about singing. It is the first and biggest barrier to singing – Tone Deafness. It is also disguised as what is known as the ‘It Factor’. It is a widely accepted phrase and is complete B.S. “You either […] The post The Biggest Lie And The Tone Deaf Test appeared first on Singing From Scratch.
Tension and Emotional Expression
In this weeks episode, I dive into the professional end of singing, and go over the use of the 6 Element of Singing – Dynamics, and how to invoke emotional expression using Vibrato and Volume to create tension. Here are the topics covered: What causes tension in music. How instruments create tension. The difference between […] The post Tension and Emotional Expression appeared first on Singing From Scratch.
Questions and Answers
In this episode I take common Quora questions that are requested of me about singing and performance and answer them in more detail with vocal examples. Hopefully this will fill in some of the blanks for you as well! Here’s what we cover. As a singer, how long do you spend recording vocals for a […] The post Questions and Answers appeared first on Singing From Scratch.
Basic Pitch Lesson Part 2 – Transitional Notes
This episode is a continuation of Basic Pitch Lesson Part 1 (of course that is obvious given the title lol!). In this one though I cover the following: What are transitional notes as opposed to Melody? Step 1. Singing the note me from last episode. Step 2. Listen to my transitional notes. Step 3. Match […] The post Basic Pitch Lesson Part 2 – Transitional Notes appeared first on Singing From Scratch.
Basic Pitch Lesson Part 1 – Sing Along
In this episode we want to concentrate on basic pitch matching. Nothing even close to being fancy here. Just hearing and matching. Here are the topics! What is a note as in regards to sound? Match the notes with me. Transition to notes with me. Transition to notes faster with me. Sing the notes along […] The post Basic Pitch Lesson Part 1 – Sing Along appeared first on Singing From Scratch.
How To Sing Like Freddie Mercury
This episode would be better titled how to use the 6th Element of Singing – Dynamics to convey emotional expression like Freddie Mercury, but that title would have been way to long! Freddie was a master at all 6 of the Elements. But let us start with this one. In this Episode I cover the […] The post How To Sing Like Freddie Mercury appeared first on Singing From Scratch.
How To Sing Harmonies
This one should actually be called How To Learn How To Sing Harmonies, but that’s a bit long for a title. Here’s what I go over: What is ‘Harmony’ and what does it mean to be harmonious? What is all this 1, 4, & 5 business? Vocal Examples of harmonies. PRACTICE DRILLS with me to […] The post How To Sing Harmonies appeared first on Singing From Scratch.
How To Sing In Tune
In this episode I go over the basic elements of how to sing in tune. What is Pitch? What is being ‘in tune’? Key and Relative Notes. Vocal Examples of singing in tune. I hope you enjoy it! And as always, let me know if you have any questions!! The post How To Sing In Tune appeared first on Singing From Scratch.
6 Elements of Singing
Hello and welcome to the Singing From Scratch Podcast! This being the first Episode, it is of course an introductory episode. Here is a brief overview of what I go over. Brief introduction to myself, Michael Graves (don’t worry I don’t go on and on. It’s REALLY short lol!) Quick overview of the 6 Elements […] The post 6 Elements of Singing appeared first on Singing From Scratch.