Posted in Vocal performance, recording vocals, vocal stamina, Artistic Definition, Judy Rodman, Recording Projects, Recording Artist, studio vocals, singing in the studio, vocal production, All Things Vocal, vocal warmup on Jun 7th, 2016
is the audio version of the blogpost you can find at AllThingsVocal.com.
is 30 studio saboteurs. Listen to this podcast
episode to learn what to avoid if you want to perform and capture best vocals in the studio.
The discussion lists 5 saboteurs to avoid in each of the following categories: Producer, Vocal Producer, Audio Engineer, Background singer, Lead Singer and Anybody Else who comes into the studio.
For much more help getting great studio vocals, here are links to the two courses mentioned in this podcast:
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Posted in Professional Voice, vocal training, Artistic Definition, Judy Rodman, Recording Artist, Record Label, Stage Vocal Performance, Bernard Porter, PCG Nashville, Artist Development, Music Industry on Feb 16th, 2016
is the audio version of the blogpost you can find at AllThingsVocal.com. Subscribe to this podcast at iTunes and don't miss an episode... and please leave a review there, too! REVIEWS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED!
is the importance of artist development, and contains my interview with an
expert in the field: PCG Nashville’s Bernard Porter. Listen to this podcast episode for tips to greatly increase your chances
of success in the music business, and become a well-rounded, happier human
being in the process. Subjects covered in this episode
- Areas typically missing in ‘artist development’ that
can sabotage the successful breaking of new artists
- Traits in a singer that turn Bernard off;
signalling that singer may not ever succeed in the music industry.
- Whether it is important for a singer to be a
- The vital importance of an artist to be able to
'own' the stage with presence and performance skills.
- The difference vocal training can make to a
recording and performing artist.
- The impact of persistence, dedication and even
sacrifice required for the potential for the artist to succeed.
- Ways even those without a lot of financial means
can still find the money, heart, and effort to invest in training and
preparing for a music career.
- How PCG Artist Development works uniquely to grow
artists in different dimensions, and what the byline of the company 'the
science of artist development' means.
- The brand new arm of the company that is offering
training to everyone, even those who can't afford to enroll in the primary
PCG program. (A little disclaimer… I am proud to be the author of PCG
Online's vocal coaching courses, in the company of other instructors I
highly respect authoring courses which include songwriting, auditioning,
music theory, live performance. )
Links mentioned in this podcast include:
More on Bernard Porter and PCG:
PCG Nashville is recognized as
America’s leading career/artist development organizations, working with
established and new emerging artists. A
successful business entrepreneur, Porter has spent his career developing and
securing high profile joint ventures within both corporate and private sectors,
guiding them in all phases of creative media, production, marketing and
national product launches. In addition, he has served as an entertainment
consultant to many record labels, broadband networks, major artists, large
corporations, state tourism boards as well as to specialty venues, including
the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Simon Mall properties, Dave & Busters
and Marriott Hotels. Porter was instrumental in signing Jason
Aldean to Broken Bow Records and has a long history of high level
Note: I provide vocal
coaching services for many PCG clients, and have a video vocal training course
published at PCG Online.
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