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I’m not quite sure what to think of glottal compression. In my experience of using it, it’s 100% necessary for a controlled, resonant, and healthy sound/feel. In the course, maybe I missed something, but it seems like just an add on that we can choose to use. By the way, I’m not talking about grit or distortion (hyper glottal), I just mean holding back the air as I sing. If I don’t do it, my voice will get tired pretty quickly. I guess my question is, is compression at its most basic, beginner level, a necessity or a choice?

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    Klaus_TKlaus_T Moderator, 2.0 PRO Posts: 2,406
    Ken doesn't teach it straight away because the feeling is too similar to closing your throat. we learn open throat technique first and then it gets introduced once we have that down.
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    WigsWigs Moderator, 2.0 PRO, 3.0 Streaming Posts: 5,042
    Once you get to volume 3 you will be using it all the time in practice, however when singing a song it can be a choice since there are different tonal qualities we use but we still control our air and use support.
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