Vocals 101: The Technique – Part 1

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Vocals 101: Introduction Vocals 101: The Voice Vocal Pedagogy In this post, I will teach you about the science that is behind the voice. Hopefully, you’ll be able to come away from this article with knowledge on strain, resonance, pitch, support, etc. In a nutshell, vocal pedagogy (vocal technique) is the study of the science in the field of singing. ... Read More »

Vocals 101: The Voice

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Vocals 101: Introduction The Voice When most people sing they mainly use three parts of the voice: lower register (chest voice), middle register (modal voice), and upper register (head voice and/or falsetto). Each part of the voice requires a different placement (which I will get to later) and produces a different sound. However, the basic technique required remains the same ... Read More »

Crayon Pop gets their company a promotion + Soyul wants CEO’s sausage + sexy time

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Chrome Entertainment has become an independent label under Sony Music Entertainment Korea, which is basically a promotion of sorts. The two firms had already been in a licensing and strategic cooperating relationship, which let Sony Music Entertainment Korea distribute all music and albums produced by Chrome Entertainment. The new contract elevates the relationship and makes Chrome Entertainment an independent label ... Read More »

Vocals 101: Introduction

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What Is “Singing”? Singing is a physical manifestation of our increased emotional expression, state and personality, through the production of musical sounds, a larger and sustained form of speech. The act of singing consists of three components: Body: Skilful use of the body parts in order to sing properly, also known as vocal techniques. Mind: Consciousness, habit, concentration/focus, musical creativity ... Read More »

YoonA cast as lead for Korean remake of ‘Nodame Cantabile’, which is … interesting

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YoonA is playing the female lead character of ‘Nodame’ for the Korean remake of the hit Japanese drama, ‘Nodame Cantabile‘. She has been cast with Joo Won and Tiny G‘s Dohee, but while the other two appear to fit their roles pretty well, YoonA seems like an odd choice for multiple reasons and I wonder if she’ll do what’s necessary ... Read More »

BABYMETAL seems to have made a positive impression at Sonisphere

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BABYMETAL performed at Sonisphere (as seen above), and everything had seemingly gone without incident, so I assumed all was well. TeamRock released a video of reactions from those actually at Sonisphere, and everybody seemed generally complimentary: Hell, even downright thrilled. Even better, famous metal bands seemed to have enjoyed their presence. @BABYMETAL_JAPAN with Bill Steer and Jeff Walker from @CarcassBand ... Read More »