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Creep - Radiohead, Alone -Heart

Hi everyone, and Bob =)

I've been singing a lot lately, and trying install more warmth and power into my voice.
Finally something clicked for me, and I seem to have more control over my support.

really sorry that you'll hear me clear my throat on the alone track, it's getting cold here and I started to get some phlegm...

Please let me know what you think, and how I should improve. Thanks!


  • highmtnhighmtn Posts: 13,937Administrator, Moderator, Enrolled, Pro
    Hi, Christopher.

    Your links to soundcloud aren't working for some reason.
  • Oh no idea why, but sorry about that.
    I've added youtube links!
  • highmtnhighmtn Posts: 13,937Administrator, Moderator, Enrolled, Pro
    Thanks for the YouTube links. I think the souncloud thing may be on this site. It should be worked out soon.

    More support will help you to stabilize your voice more. Your tone is good, but more brightness will help you to zero in on pitch better. Some of the notes you are just slightly flat, and need to come up a few cents in pitch.

    On those high passages like on "Alone" you will need a lot more support, to compress and hold back the volume. You are singing those high passages too loudly. That can give you a setback.

    Where are you in the program?

    You have a lot of potential in your voice, but need to harness it and gain more control.

    All the Best!

  • Hi Bob,
    Thanks for the feedback!
    So in order for me to have more support, does that mean I should do more inhale-exhale breathing exercises? Is my current bottle-neck more so my diaphragm control and strength, and not my vocal folds?

    I'm on Volume 3 now. It's a very long workout so my voice is usually pretty tired at the end of it, unless I take long breaks in between. But range and connection isn't much of an issue for me, as stamina and pitch accuracy is.
  • highmtnhighmtn Posts: 13,937Administrator, Moderator, Enrolled, Pro
    Thanks for posting this Lah exercise. It's much better for determining what is and isn't happening correctly. Try to keep your jaw steady. Smile a little more, exposing your upper teeth and raising your cheeks. Get a little brighter tone. DO bear down on your diaphragm for the higher notes.

    You're doing a good job. Remember to add extra support for the highest notes, and keep your support up as you come back down the scales at least 3/4 of the way down.

    All the Best!

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