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ArtistWorks Vocal School Lessons: Turning Your Voice Electric

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When you step up to a microphone
to sing into it, your voice goes from
an acoustic instrument to an electric one.
You can actually think of it in terms of
turning your voice electric.
There's a number of different things to
know about how to properly use
a microphone.
And once you know these things,
you will easily be able to detect somebody
who's a pro
versus somebody who's an amateur as far as
using mics go.
The more important point is that when you
do need to use a microphone,
if you don't use it correctly, it will
actually make singing
harder to do and it will alter the sounds
of your voice.
So you could have a beautiful voice, but
if you use mics wrong, it won't sound as
good as it really is.
Now we're about to get into some
nitty-gritties aspects of mic technique,
things to know about microphones.
And also you'll see in this section,
there's text lesson that I'm sure you'll
want to refer to.
Where very simply I give you certain
definitions of terms that you'll
run into with microphones and about mic's.
And I will enhance your understanding that
much further regarding the world of
Now whether you just like going out to an
open mic or
karaoke or you're singing professionally
you're developing yourself to sing
Or you're going out to audition with
either a band or reality show.
At some point in the process, you've got
to be able to sing on a microphone.
So, it doesn't really matter what your
goals are as a singer,
knowing how to sing into a mic and how to
make it work for
you is a very important element.
A lot of times vocal development only has
to do with doing exercises and
working on song repertoire.
But that falls short, because you wanna
step out and
do things with your voice and that
automatically ends up
moving you into the world of working with
electronics and
being on stage in all these, these things.
And if you aren't properly educated, it
will hold you back.
And as I mentioned, it will make singing
more difficult if you
don't know how to work your voice with the