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How To Sing In Tune

How To Sing In Tune

In this episode I go over the basic elements of how to sing in tune. What is Pitch? What is being ‘in tune’? Key and Relative Notes. Vocal Examples of singing in tune. I hope you enjoy it! And as always, let me know if you have any questions!! Podcast:...
6 Elements of Singing

6 Elements of Singing

Hello and welcome to the Singing From Scratch Podcast!  This being the first Episode, it is of course an introductory episode. Here is a brief overview of what I go over. Brief introduction to myself, Michael Graves (don’t worry I don’t go on and on....
What Is Pitch In Music?

What Is Pitch In Music?

When it comes to learning how to sing or learning music in general for that matter, there tends to be some confusion around the word ‘pitch’  and what pitch is in music. In music and singing there are way too many words that are dropped in front of you for...
How To Be A Successful Artist

How To Be A Successful Artist

Not to long ago I had had enough of running across artistic failure.  I got tired of hearing about it or seeing it and feeling like there was nothing I could do to help. I can not even fathom trying to remember the number of times I have met someone who was...
What is the difference between Falsetto and Head Voice?

What is the difference between Falsetto and Head Voice?

I get the this question a lot actually.  And it’s like asking ‘What is the difference between a cardiac muscle and a heart?’ Two names for the same thing. Conventionally speaking, ‘falsetto’ and ‘head voice’ are two names for the same vocal...
High Notes Need Room To Grow

High Notes Need Room To Grow

First off, a simple explanation of the word resonance is, sound building with echos. Sound bounces around and combines with its echos to change and grow. That’s the simple version. Now that we have established that, let me get controversial. There is no such thing as...
Head Voice vs Falsetto and Why They Are Both Wrong

Head Voice vs Falsetto and Why They Are Both Wrong

A student asked me what the difference was between the ‘head voice’ and ‘falsetto and how to use the ‘head voice’ to sing high notes like Freddie Mercury. Well the question is a two-parter. Difference between head and Falsetto, and how to...
To Copy a Singers Style or Not

To Copy a Singers Style or Not

I was asked to answer a singing question on Quora today by a follower. In the question, he had a friend who was a great pop musician that told him “do not emulate the original singer closely, but sing it in your style regardless [of] whether people will like it...
Why Learning How To Sing Sucks and What To Do About It

Why Learning How To Sing Sucks and What To Do About It

I want to go over my take on the world of learning how to sing and vocal training methods, my summary of what I’ve found to be true, and then my approach for a solution. The world of vocal training and vocal education is too subjective, opinionated, and...
2nd Element of Singing

2nd Element of Singing

Have you ever heard the phrase “You either have it or you don’t.”?  Well it’s a load of crap. This is what ‘It’ is. The idea of the ‘Mind’s Eye’ has been around philosophically and spiritually for ages. It is the...
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