YouTube Singing Lessons Untold

Yesterday I watched the movie ‘Dracula Untold’.  It’s basically about Graf Vlad before he became the blood sucking Lord of Darkness.  Desperate to save his family and his tribe from the marching Ottoman army…he seeks help from an ancient vampire living in a cave carpeted in crushed bone.  After drinking some of the vampire’s blood,…

Why most singing courses fall flat

Time for some disillusions, buddy. I don’t have any exact numbers, but my wild guess is that 80-90% of all singing courses flat out don’t work. No matter how hard you try, no matter how diligently you work your cords…you are doomed for failure before you even start. And here’s why… Usually it goes like…

Practice makes defect

One of the biggest mistakes I see newbie singers make is practicing too much. And by doing so they’re really sabotaging themselves. Look at me, I was a perfect example of a young gun, who thought more is more. When I started taking voice lessons, back in the day when dinosaurs still roamed the earth,…

Do You Still Got The Urge To Sing?

There are probably two kinds of singers out there: The young bloods who want a shortcut to one helluva voice…then lose interest if they don’t see it happening (*surprise*) The true singers. Dedicated artists who are connected to music and singing on a deeper level …regardless of their age or skill level If you fall…

The no.1 quality of a good singing voice

What do you think is the most important quality in your voice that makes it so people refer to you as a real singer?  It’s not what most people might believe. Not the incredible high notes… Not the free vibrato… Not the acrobatic divesque coloratura… Not the powerful volume… And not even the warm timbre that regularly gets your…

One Last Breath

One of my favorite bands in the 90s was Grammy-award winner Creed. They played raw, hard-hitting, yet truly masterful melodic rock music. Something I prefer to do in my own songwriting as well. Back then, Creed, beyond a shadow of a doubt, was one of those “monster bands” in the Rock scene. And within just…