Breathing for Singing –
The Role of the Diaphragm

Breathing for Singing

Breathing for Singing – Diaphragm inhibition Have you ever heard the phrases… ‘Sing from your diaphragm’ ‘Use your diaphragm when you sing’ What do these mean exactly? I would like to clarify the role of the diaphragm and give you a few tips on breathing for singing. The diaphragm is a large double domed shaped muscle…

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Voice Lessons Online –
Skid Row -vs- Chess Musical(Style contrast)

how to sing rock

You see, although the resulting end tones are very different – the core of their foundation is still the same. Good rock singing techniques are based on a solid, clean vowel sound with excellent support and breath control.

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How to Sing Rock –
Vocal development practice

how to sing rock

This question is one of the most common from a variety of vocalists and when learning how to sing rock. How often should I practice singing songs? How often should I practice singing scales? When learning how to sing rock we must remember that the voice is a physical instrument that is supported by a…

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How to Sing Well –
Bridging into head voice

How to sing well

  Learning how to sing high notes is one of the biggest challenges you will face as you learn how to sing well. The most common problem for inexperienced singers is to try and reach high notes outside of their comfort zone by pushing the chest register up. This usually leads to a surge of…

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A Final Bow

So the Sweet NYC comes to the end of the first leg. These past 13 shows have been absolutely amazing. When we all decided last year to do a proper raw club tour, which was suggested by our tour manager Stefan Muhl, it was a very difficult decision to make. You see, most of our…

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Schwalmstadt matters to me

Sweet Tour diary – Festhalle Schwalmstadt We had breakfast together at 10am in the very posh Park Hotel restaurant before leaving Bremen. I don’t think they are used to bleary eyed old guys with sticky out hair in jogging pants and rock t-shirts joining their otherwise very well dressed clientele. (…sticky out head hair and…

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Bremen On The Boogie

Sweet Tour diary – Aladin Bremen Firstly, thanks to Angela McGrath for the canny blog title for this one 🙂 Thanks to our local promoter Lothar for putting us up at the lovely Park Hotel in Bremen. If you ever have occasion to come to this city then I would highly recommend that you stay…

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Last Train to Krefeld

Sweet Tour diary – Kulturfabrik Krefeld We had a very funny time in the bus on the long journey from Hamburg to Krefeld. My face is still recovering from some of the ideas we have come up with and facts we have discovered about the musical legend that is Vance Colorado. I can’t reveal too…

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I Don’t Wanna Be Adored

Sweet Tour diary – Markthalle Hamburg Wow, the SOLD OUT crowd were chanting ‘We want Sweet’ at 745 and the support band had not even started! ‘Heaven in Hell’ have done a few shows on this tour and they are fantastic. Just 1 acoustic guitar and a great singer playing some great rock covers –…

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Take My Breath Away

Sweet Tour diary – Fritz Club Berlin We had 2 days off in Berlin. We flew from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel on Sunday. The flight was delayed so we didn’t actually arrive at the hotel until 930. We managed to get some dinner at a Thai restaurant which was pretty good. Lots of snow around…

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