Is singing on a grunt safe?
Hey guys, just a quick question here. I've been working on V2 of KTVA for awhile now, and have seen impressive results. There's a distortion technique that I have learned, and just wondering if it is safe to do. Basically I was taught to drop my larynx low and really cut back on the airflow, and my voice distorts very easy. It's all in the soft palate and as quiet or loud as I want it to be. Thing is, I can take this "grunt" sound comfortably up to a C5 without having to bridge into head. Have I stumbled upon glottal compression?...it more or less feels like the airflow is regulated right where my neck meets my chest (best description I could think of). And if this is safe can it be taken up to maybe a G5, or do I have to bridge at some point? Just saying once again that this doesn't hurt and there is no strain when doing it. It almost feels as if I'm holding my breath while singing...I think I heard ken mention that sensation, that's why I was wondering if I had inadvertently stumbled upon glottal compression. Thanks