News Archive


Belting And Voice Research

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

We are doing much more vocal gymnastics. I don’t think it’s better or worse, just make sure you are physically and vocally fit for the “vocal backflips” you are asking your voice to do. On the technological side, we are “vocal airbrushing” sometimes in the studio. What our listeners (both...

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Be Free Of Your Swallow Reflex

Friday, December 30th, 2016

When we swallow we close our vocal folds together which makes air pressure build up underneath the vocal folds which in turn raises our larynx. The next part of our swallowing function is that our tongue pulls back in order to guide food down into our stomach. The first part of the swallowing mechanism...

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Eddie Vedder Gives $10,000 to Struggling Family at Christmas

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

After a story about a family on the verge of eviction made national news this week, Eddie Vedder stepped forward to help. The Pearl Jam singer gave them $10,000, and many others donated money and presents to give them an unforgettable Christmas. Last week, Tyshika Britten, a hairdresser from Oxon...

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Things Every Artist Must Know Before Signing Their First Record Deal

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

You’ve finally made it. A record label recognized your talent and offered you what seems like the deal of a lifetime. But before you sign on the dotted line, make sure you actually understand what you’re signing so your dreams of fame and fortune don’t turn into a nightmare. Here...

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George Michael: Pop superstar dies

Monday, December 26th, 2016

The star, who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980s and had huge success as a solo performer, “passed away peacefully” on Christmas Day in Goring, Oxfordshire, His manager, Michael Lippman, said he had died of heart failure. Former Wham! bandmate Andrew Ridgeley said he was “heartbroken...

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Merry Christmas From My Singing Lessons

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

The team at My Singing Lessons would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year. Now put that turkey down and start singing Christmas songs!

 

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Campaign launched to raise money for Delays frontman’s cancer treatment

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Greg Gilbert, singer and guitarist for the band Delays has been diagnosed with bowel cancer. Friends, family and fans have set up a GoFundMe page to help raise money for his treatment. Greg is genetically incompatible with the only free immunotherapy drug available on the NHS. There are other drugs...

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VocoPro New Hybrid Wireless Systems

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Audio leader VocoPro (NAMM SHOW BOOTH 6010) is bringing even greater flexibility to its UDH line of wireless systems with the UDH-4-ULTRA and UDH-8-ULTRA, which come with 4 or 8 handheld, lapel and headset mics, body-pack transmitters and instrument cables. This system is the first ever to allow users...

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Get Pro-Sounding Vocals on Home Recordings

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Every musician dreams of recording in a big, fancy studio with a world-renowned producer, but the honest truth is that most of us are getting by on a pretty tight budget. Fortunately, with a couple of easy hacks, some production knowledge and little bit of patience, you can get your home recordings...

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How to Find Co-Writers

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

As frustrating as it is, every songwriter, no matter how good they are, gets into ruts where they just can’t seem to create anything new. It’s almost like you’re stuck in a box or you’ve hit a plateau with your writing, but there’s a really easy way to break out co-writing.

Before...

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Signs You’re Overwriting That Song

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

You’ve been hacking away at this song for weeks, and it’s still not right. Or maybe it’s perfect. It’s hard to tell. The point is, you’re just too close to it to see the big picture and you’rein danger of overwriting. If you’ve been writing for any length...

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Create Small Goals for Maximum Success

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Are you looking towards the end of 2016 and wondering why you didn’t achieve more? Why didn’t your band get signed to a label? Why didn’t you get added to a major music festival? Why didn’t more fans support your music? When you look at goals from a large-scale point of view and evaluate...

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AIM’s Women In Music 2017

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

The Association Of Independent Music’s (AIM) ninth annual Women In Music event takes place in London on January 16th. The event, which sold out in record time, will be held at City Hall in association with Believe Digital and supported by the Mayor of London.

This year the keynote artist...

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Warning Signals ALL Singers Need To Know

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

The great thing about the voice is that it will tell you straight away when it doesn’t like something. There are generally lots of gigs in the lead up to the end of year celebrations. These warning signs may indicate that you are over-extending your voice or your technique needs a tune-up.

When...

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ICMP’s ‘Youth’ production masterclass

Friday, December 16th, 2016

ICMP has announced an exclusive music production masterclass with record producer Martin Glover aka ‘Youth’. The masterclass will take place on Wednesday 18th January at ICMP’s Kilburn facilities. Youth’s prolific production career spans three eras of music and encompasses a myriad of...

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