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Optimal Space & Environment for Singing

Hey everyone, it's been awhile since I've last posted. I have a question regarding singing environment for practice.

I live in an apartment/duplex. I've gotten myself an IsoVox vocal booth and some foam for practicing in my bedroom. However, I still can't help but feel uncomfortable practicing/singing loud knowing I have neighbors (who thankfully haven't yelled at me yet). I find myself feeling most comfortable in the car, but I don't sing long in the car (30min and not 1-2 hours, which is what I want).

Does anyone have any suggestions as to what my best options are for optimal, frequent practice? Any tips/advice on renting studios for practice? Thank you.


  • TerenceTerence 3.0 Streaming Posts: 282
    edited September 11
    Use Google Earth to find a space close to you. Solutions are:

    - A place with 600 or more yards of separation from people or buildings.
    - Hiking trails with very few people on the trails (sometimes no people depending on time of day.)
    - Commercial centres after hours.
    - A large park with a soccer field not in use.
    - A lake separated from the housing development.
    - A college parking lot, after hours.
    - Just a road with a decent sidewalk without so much traffic that the fumes interfere. The cars do a great job drowning out the sound.

    These are actual descriptions of where I've been doing vocal exercises in the past 2 years. I call them "singing spots." I rotate in and out of them depending on the day/time.

    I recently built an office in our garage and doubled the drywall. It's not perfect but my family cannot hear me from inside the house. Still, I had to become good at finding singing spots and have used what I learned to find them when traveling, even in dense metropolitan areas. Comes in very handy.
  • lukethemuselukethemuse 2.0 ENROLLED Posts: 43
    Thanks Terence!
  • Derek_RodriguesDerek_Rodrigues 3.0 Streaming Posts: 11
    I just go to a sparsely filled parking lot and do it in my car
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