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FDP Forum / Sing, Sing, Sing! - Vocalist's Forum / Singing without a mic

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Aug 15th, 2012 06:11 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I've found singing without a mic has helped with my pitch control and technique. I was one of these people who could only sing with a mic and "enhancement" (reverb, echo etc). My voice has improved a lot since the days where I did a lot of background vocals and some leads.

Anybody else find they've improved through dealing with their unaltered voice?

gmanNJ

Joisey

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Aug 17th, 2012 04:56 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I find that singing while playing acoustic guitar makes a tremendous difference in learning s song. You can feel the chord in the reverberations of the guitar and then you can match pitch a lot easier.

This is how I learn all my tunes now. We all hear about finger memory - this is vocal chord memory. I find I sing the same way with the band that I do when its just me and my acoustic.

jbryan

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Aug 23rd, 2012 09:50 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Good tip gman! I will give that a try as I have a couple of new songs I am starting to learn and have been in the same situation- I can sing great with the mic and PA and my iPhone plugged into the PA. But I have to take the 'training' wheels off. I'll grab my acoustic instead on my next practice!

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