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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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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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.


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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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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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Taylor Swift’s Biggest Moments of 2016

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Since Taylor Swift broke onto the music scene in 2009, there hasn’t really been a year that couldn’t be considered “the year of Taylor Swift” in some fashion. With 2015 still riding the waves of 2014’s pop masterpiece 1989, come 2016 fans were eager for some new T-Swift...

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How ‘Somebody’s Watching Me’ Singer Rockwell Created a Paranoid Pop Classic

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Berry Gordy was in his Los Angeles mansion in 1982 when his son, 18-year-old Kennedy William Gordy, brought the Motown Records founder a pop-funk demo he had created on a tiny 4-track recorder in his one-bedroom Hollywood apartment. Gordy, of course, had hundreds of Number One songs to his name –...

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Sebastian Bach, Skid Row Managers Reportedly Discussing Reunion

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Sebastian Bach has been making the promotional rounds for his new book this past week, and he brought up the possibility of a reunion with his former Skid Row bandmates. And from the sound of things, it’s the closest he and the group have been to patching up their differences. “All I can say...

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