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Does compression apply to head voice?

Finally, I'm experiencing that compression helps me avoid the overuse of air when singing in chest voice.
Still, I tend to blow too much on the attack of my highest head voice notes when training: how can I avoid this pitfall?
Does compression work there too, or is singing lightly my only option?
Many thanks!

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  • WigsWigs Moderator, 2.0 PRO, 3.0 Streaming Posts: 4,833
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    Compressing and cutting back air still applies in head voice. It's much more difficult to control because of how much pressure is being used with higher notes and regulating it takes much more strength and control. My highest note is around G5/A5, it's pretty much no control same loud tone. In time you can control it, but it could take more than months of work. I've actually tend to stop a note or 2 below my highest notes now and instead concentrate all on technique and control. If you always have to full blast up the top, it's possible you introduce ingrained bad habits.

    Training the limit of your range needs excellent focus and attention to detail.
  • PhMarnePhMarne 2.0 PRO Posts: 158
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