Saturday, December 27, 2008

How to Determine Strength and Weakness in Choosing Music Career

Know your strength is a key of easy path and brighter success. When you implement that strength you face many challenges that could lead to produce millions of weaknesses.

I've read articles that make my day great. And I want to share it with you because it's really helpful to know what is a true singer or just pretending to be a singer. All people want to hear music because it is a part of life, but that doesn't mean you are singer.

Mostly every one wants to become famous singer even if they can't sing but they're using the power of money and in the end they fail because it is not their real strength. I want you to think and know about who you are and not pretending to be like you can do but the fact that you can not!

If you follow your heart, you can make the impossible to possible. Please read the biography of these legendary singers Shania Twain biography, Kelly Clarkson biography and etc. they came from a poor family and they succeed. Their family line has music background. If you have a dream, please follow your heart no matter what and stand for your dreams to become true.

Do not pretend to do the things that you’re not happy to do so. Ask yourself and learn someone’s criticism because it will help a lot and will determine what strengths and weaknesses you have. And your family is the number critics with you. Try to sing live and you’ll discover your true color in music career. The most important thing is whatever you do everyday and it makes you happy will make you rich! Think about it!

Do you think if you have a family has music back ground is an indication to choose singing career?

Yes it is! Because you need inspirations and cheerers for your dreams to achieve and family is a strong weapon. You must be thankful and happy that you have supportive family.

Strength must be required as singer;

Excellent Vocal quality

To attain this strength you must train hard for your voice to be strong and have the power to let the people stand and clap you in a performance. It is always being repeated in my contents that consistent vocal warm ups and maintain good health is a key to have excellent voice.

And I do believe also that voice is a gene from blood of parents but the problem is that blood line will not affect you if practice and trainings is not your first priority. Laziness is an enemy for singers. In general, you can acquire excellent vocal quality through constant practice and hard vocal exercise trainings.

Singer weakness must be aware of;

Laziness is an enemy

Singing needs physical efforts to see results. No practice no performance. Big dream no action no effect. The job of a singer is to memorize lyrics and sing in a perfect pitch. If you can not do this two duties there’s no more singing career a head of you.

This video is one of my original songs; many times we practice in order to get the right quality of the song.

Be active and positive!!!

Last updated: May 12, 2012

Sunday, December 14, 2008

How to Choose the Right Microphone for Live Recording

Suggestions to use quality microphone for live camera recording

Most laptops or net books have belt in camera. It has huge help for chatting with families and friends in other world. However, in terms of quality the built in camera is not that high as long as your face will be appeared live and your voice is heard, it is a satisfaction for every one.

On the other hand, the critical use of built in camera is voice recording especially for singers and any other demo uses because the content of the video is important to hear for the viewers.  

It is okay to maximize the things of what you have and be contented. But, it is also important to think of other people’s satisfaction. And so my suggestion is that the quality of your work must be in the first place.

There is no need to buy popular and very expensive technology for your get heard. The important is you heard and seen clearly.

This is me using my built in camera, it works actually but it is not really that good.

And these two videos are example using microphone;
I have recorded a song entitled "We are the World" in multitrack using Shure Microphone C606. If you are using this type of microphone, then your voice will sounds like this,

Only hope using shure microphone C606,

Are you looking for karaoke to sing with your family and friends, then you might need a Magic Sing-Magic and Karaoke Microphone.

Last updated: May 12, 2012

Monday, November 24, 2008

Ways on How to become a professional solo singer band singer performer

Everybody wants to become what they like. We are free to learn everything in this world.
Here are suggestions and opinions to attain;

Be a self motivated performer

You can not be a performer if you don’t have the courage to practice and attain perfect performance. Aim to get perfect if your goal is to become a performer. Some people think of inspirations in order for them to force in getting the best they can.

For instance, some body criticizes your ability to perform instead of being negative for yourself. Try to use the critics as your motivation to do better next time. But don’t think more personally of those negative comments that you’ll hear until it might comes to revenge.

If you are motivated to attain your goals because of revenge, you stop doing that and change it or else in the end you’ll regret coz evil thoughts drives you with that motivation.

The secret to get perfect motivation is transform the negative opinions into a positive one. If you are always positive, you can not feel the challenge because you are not afraid.

Be a self learner

Experienced counts because the saying goes “Two heads are better than one”. You are not curious why networking works? Many people want to talk and read varieties of information from other people. It is an instinct to human beings to learn naturally because our conscious powers.

Self learning is involving to get of other ideas. Learn what they already tried and ask why they succeeded? It is better to make contacts with people that those who made performance experiences. Ask the veterans and experts and learn to get their strength to get professional performance.

Interaction is one way to learn naturally because every individual has its own experiences and ideas to share. Yet, if you want to hear people’s thought, you always ask questions to them and listen their answers, it might help you to grow.

Constant practice is a must

It is being said many times, to practice, practice; practice is very important tool as a performer. If don’t want to disappoint your fans make them satisfies your performance.

Buy VCDs of professional recording artists or bands and apply their techniques, like how their fans dance with their music? This is one challenge to attain to be professional performer. It is important to practice new techniques to get perfect improvement of your profession.

Play live performances

Confidence is another trait to attain to be a professional performer. To build confidence you must have consistent live performance because the more you play live with many people, your interaction will be develop.

Be a professional singer or professional instrumentalist

How can you be a professional performer if don’t know how to sing? It is a big question, if you don’t have the skills. But, there are instances to perform and be popular, like those TV hosts, actors and actresses. The television company risks their investments to those popular television artists.

Their fans will attend their concerts and buy their albums of other cause which not advisable because music is not their priority instead of getting profits.

The truth is those who have singing abilities will survive in music industry and those who use their popularity for other purpose will not last.

Start to write your own song

Do you know Beatles, Bryan Adams, The police, Rod Stewart, Phil Collins, Bon Jovi, Led zeppelin and etc they are good examples of successful musicians. And because of their songs every one knows they are great performers. If they play concerts, every body will buy their tickets without hesitation.

These people are true recording artists, professional singers, and professional performers. And so, are you ready to make your path to attain to be a professional performer?
You do it now not later but now. 

This video is for entertainment and hope you will learn from this.

 Last updated: April 20, 2012

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Difference of voice quality with vocal warm up and without vocal warm up

Rigid in your voice trainings will make your career down. If your mind had already set a wrong concept that reminds you of knowing everything but in reality you are still have many improvements to do then success is hard for your to achieve.

Many times you must remind yourself that is very important to warm up your voice. Like for instance, if you are a guitarist you are restless if you can’t play with your guitar right? And so, make this habit with your voice to maintain your healthy vocal quality.

Effects of voice quality if without vocal warm up;

You will experience harsh voice, tight vocal chords, stress muscles and feel tension if you sing don’t have vocalization. There are singers, who smokes and drink beers and if these types of entertainers perform the concert show without vocalization their voices will create damage which the vocal chords.

Have you observed popular singers who abused their talent?
Many of them because of their fame and money, they forgot to give respect with their source of their popularity which the voice. It is necessary that in life there must have balance.

What can you do with money if you lose your voice?
It is really the most frustrating situations that could happen in your life to lose your instrument no other than your voice.

Video without vocal warm up;

Advantage of having vocal warm up;

Number one reward for being consistent and persistent of improving your skill as a singer, to give time each day to vocalize is to attain the high quality voice. You sound like professional if there is daily exercise of your voice.

Can you promise to spend 15-30 minutes a day to vocalize your voice?

The conflict of not doing this is to have a close mind. It is because appreciation and popularity covers the truth that to have constant practice in singing career is a must.

Some of your friends and members of the family give positive comments that you are really a great singer already. Don’t take it seriously, but well you must be happy that they have your support and don’t forget to say thank you.

Yet, still your mind is still looking for new things to learn. It is a wrong concept, that you stop practicing because other thinks that you are great.

It is a big mistake because if you are contented of what others said, you will never grow as a singer.
So, it is important to have daily vocal warm up to attain your goals in an easy way.

Video with vocal warm up;

I hope you'll learn some tips of my videos. Thank you.

Last updated: April 20, 2012

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

How to sing naturally like to sing in Speech Level

It is necessary to sing in natural way because it is a way to express the song well, and to show the people that you really mean the song. 

This technique is important to acquire as a singer because this is what the people are looking for; they want an entertainment by the clear and right understanding of songs.

Knowing the behavior of your fans

On the other hand, your fans could be kids from 8-15 years old. Their taste of music is always upbeat, they want to dance. Kids like light music and colorful views because their minds are more in playing and more fun.

So, before going to your performance know first your audience so that you have an idea what songs you sing and the dress to wear. Kids are more with jokes and games, so you’re your energy must be in level up. And that is why you need to be physically fit if you choose this career.

Fans from 15-25 years old are more in love songs. These are teenagers; they need songs that can relate with themselves. Like songs for admiration, for love, and friendships. These types of fans are fun of attractive singers.

In general if you entertain with the teenagers; you must feel like a single man and or woman who seek lovers, friends and partners. 

Fans from 25 years of age and above will take your performance seriously, they want an organize show and because of their previous experiences they feel boring sometimes. So, you must be more experienced and wiser than your fans. And this time, is one of the challenging performance you get.

And to get their attentions is simply by singing in a natural way. Study on how to sing with your soul and full of life. And by doing this technique is getting to know you. Meditation is one of the exercises to do.

Save the best for last

When you say nothing at all 

I hope you will learn something from these videos on how to sing in natural way. Thank you.

Last updated: April 17, 2012

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Is Falsetto a Fake voice or a voice Technique?

 Sing a strong Falsetto Technique

I recorded myself  to share tips on how to sing strong falsetto voice. You sing in normal voice is easy, when you want to change into something unique voice quality, you will have to sing like falsetto technique.

This technique is like singing with the flow of an air. You can use falsetto voice in an artistic ways of singing. Most importantly as a singer, you must know the behavior of your voice and then develop that kind of voice you have because every singer has it own quality.

The difference is  that how you sing the song and how is it being related to yourself. If you know how to interpret the song, your voice will go excellently.

This song is originated by Josh Groban entitled " Your raise me up", I chose to sing this because it a male version, and the strong falsetto technique will appear. Falsetto is not a fake voice, but it is a style as a singer. To sing a fake voice is singing without expressions. Falsetto is a technique and you need to develop it.

 You raise me up

This video by Elves Presley entitled " I can't help falling in love". If you want to improve falsetto technique you must try to sing the male versions and sing it in a high octaves. If Elves sings "do" in a middle range you must try to sing "do" high octaves. In falsetto style, you must have to develop breathing techniques in attain the strong voice.

 I can't help falling in love

It is a jazz in style. This is called "Killing me softly" by The Fugees. The range of this is not high but falsetto is also use, like for instance, try to sing the last verse of the song then before singing the chorus apply the falsetto technique, it will give more meaningful to the song. Sing the falsetto with this lyrics Killing me softly with his song killing me softly and so on...

Killing me softly

Always sing your original voice quality. And by this means people recognize who you are.

Last updated: April 17, 2012

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

How to Sing Properly, Without Pressure and Tension

People’s reactions will tell you if you sing no pressure and no tension because they are you measure of your success. If you fans satisfy your performance level then you are professional.

How can you get high quality voice and get excellent results if you have no constant practice? Follow the simple tips and do it with full of love.


Do the entire basic vocal warm up exercises and spend 1 hour before you perform.
You can not sing properly if you miss to rehearse before performing. You use all your muscles to sing. Your voice is your instrument and those muscles are part of it. You must have regular body warm ups to make it as always in good condition.


This technique is one way to release your stress. Problems and hatred will reduce and or kill your energy. So, take a deep breathe then close your eyes and imagine the things that you did to make people happy. And imagine yourself what will happen in your future career. Make your own success imagine that you are already successful.

Meditation helps your creativity develops. This will also helps you to be more unique person. And if you do this exercise in regular basis you will slowly know yourself well.

Choose a room or a place and sit alone in 5-10 minutes or more. And be sure no one will bother you. Close your eyes and imagine the wonderful moments of your life. Talk to yourself by asking questions, will help know better of who you really are.

Especially your weaknesses and strength is the most important to discover and accept it. Because of acceptance, when you encounter critical issues regarding your performance, you are happy to hear it and willing to change for good.

This technique is excellent to do before you perform in any events. To make your body relax you can sing well and give the meaning of the songs easily.


Show a big smile to the fans, have an eye to eye contact! If you smile, your mouth is in the relax position, when some one is asking you a question you are always ready to answer slowly but surely.

Don't show to everybody that you are tense or feel nervous by showing a sad face. Breast out and stomach in it indicates that you are confident and by showing your body language you let them know that you are prepared for the battle and willing to do everything no matter what happen.

In your big smile, you show their satisfaction of your performance. Your smile symbolize to your fans that you are ready to forget their problems.

Don’t think too much

Oh you are conscious of your outfit! Remember, your fans are waiting to hear your voice not the dress you wear. And also there are times, that you sing in pronto or actual but you don’t have warm up. To forget the worries is simply taking a deep breathe and smile.

If you are focusing negative views, your performance is affected. You are there to sing with all your heart use the power of positive thinking! Do it and expect the best! Accept whatever happen and always end your day joyful.

On the other hand, over excitement can cause stress and you energy level will be reduce. Keep calm is what matters most.

Be natural

Show your originality by using your own techniques and styles in singing. Be sure that is 100% original. Don’t act like any one. Be yourself is necessary. People will love you how you entertain them. Be sure to be a good person. Aim to make your fans be happy. Good luck!

Last updated: April 16, 2012

Sunday, September 7, 2008

What Are Basic Vocal Warm-Up Exercises

Before going to be an expert, you must start with the basic. It is always an advice to have warm-up exercise before singing. It is like when you wake up in the morning you warm-up your body to prepare for the work.

Here are the basic tips of vocalize your voice;

Inhale and Exhale

Wherever you are you need air for the reason of staying alive. And this will help to release stress. It is important to know how to inhale and exhale properly so that it stabilize the air going in and out and it is easy to breathe when singing.

To inhale is to breathe the air, it is better to breathe through your mouth because there is more air to go inside. Practice using inhaling through your nose, it is also important. To implement a proper inhale exhale, start to inhale slowly while your chest to your back will expand and then exhale the air slowly until you will feel light. Repeat this exercise many times at least 10 times.

Shaking hands

After Inhale exhale, shake your hands Down and Up 10 counts each. This exercise will always refresh your muscle from previous exercise. And also it release from nervous or tension.

 Brrr while using do-re-mi-fa-sol scales sound

This exercise will help relax and warm-up your lower and upper lips. You know the note sounds do-re-mi-fa-sol then sol-fa-mi-re-do just sing the sound of the sol-fa syllables but your word use must be brrrrrrr.

Basic vowel sounds are very important, there are lots of vowel sounds but these five are always use. Form any words that start with A-E-I-O-U and then sing it with so-fa syllables. Like for instance, MAMA.

 Look at the image and play it with your keyboard and then sing using the lyrics mah mah. After the C major key make another scale D major it has two sharps fa and do and then make another key E major and so on.

 Play this image in your keyboard and sing with the lyrics a-e-i-o-u. Sing the A scales without cutting of breathe, and then breathe before singing the E scales and so on.
This exercise helps your pronunciations very clear and it helps your mouth open properly.


While familiarizing the note sounds you also do vocal warm-up. It is better to memorize the sound of sol-fa syllables because it improves your pitch. It is important to sing perfect pitch because it is a requirement to be professional singer.
Pitch is important than vibrato.


Sometimes you forgot to smile when you are in the middle of nervous and cramming. There are times, you sing on the spot and keep in mind to smile. Especially when you sing high notes because when you smile your mouth open naturally.

Constant practice and sing for free services build more confidence as a singer

To become a singer you must have self-confidence.
Here are ways to get these traits;
 Join Church Organizations
Audition to be a choir member many choir conductors are looking for great singers, because to be a choir you must have ability to sing soprano, alto, tenor and bass it is very difficult to find some one who has the singing skill.

As a choir member there are lots of exposures because every day there will be mass celebration. If you can serve the church every day then do it because it for you your development, the more you perform the better you acquire confidence in yourself.

Another exposure is mass wedding; at least two times a week you have a chance to give your service and you’ll know more songs not religious but also love songs. You can also perform at the wedding venue that is why you need to have a master songs this link will give tips on important of master song piece.

The most special exposure in church is to be a Psalmist it is because the words that you sing is a song praise to God. To be a Psalmist it needs more emotions to express the meaning of the Psalm to convey the people. Your confidence must be present in this kind of performance.

You must feel the word of the Psalm and then try to sing with all your heart. Keep calm while singing even if your rhythm is fast; try to relax your body.
Join extra curricular activities in school
Always be active to participate in every school activities. Anything that will help to develop your confidence in singing, you must do it. You will never missed music in school, like the National Anthem and Loyalty song every morning all of you will sing.

And in every program there is invocation followed by national anthem, what if you will volunteer yourself to sing the invocation and the national anthem? The first thing you said to volunteer it is a sign of being confident.

But you need an action to prove your teacher that you can sing. You need to practice religious songs for the invocation song like the “The Prayer”. And for the national anthem it must perform in an acapella style.

Another event, inside your room when your music teacher is looking for a singer, raise your hand she/he might help your dreams to become true.  Music teachers have many contacts so if you really have singing skill he/she brings you to the right path of your career.

 Do not be afraid to share your talent because it is a gift from God. Your classmates are very proud of you and they will promote you in the campus and also outside the campus. Your classmates are your bridge to build your confidence more. Lastly, always choose friends who can understand you and likes music also.

Constant practice
As a student there are many assignments to do, but always give time to practice. Every day use your vacant time for practice. Do not practice that you are already mastered.

Do a new thing that is related to singing. If you need to expand your voice range practice vocalization and if you think that your body is getting fat exercise to lose weight. Every little thing that you do counts if it helps the development of your singing skill.
Prayer is the most powerful to make impossible things made. There are times that you feel scared but when you know God exist and you know that God made you to become a singer and he made for his purpose, he is always be there for you to guide your way. All you have to do is practice and God will do the rest.


Before and after you sing, ask the Holy Spirit to give you strength in your performance and you affirm that you sing for God’s praise. After you sing, always thank God for giving a chance to sing and share your talent.
Accept that you have weaknesses, and then improve it.

Every one is not perfect so no matter what you do, there are always struggles. Use these trials as your motivation to build more confidence.

Last updated: April 13, 2012

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Basic Ways to improve the singing skills

Everyone wants to sing and wish to become a popular singer.
Here are basic tips to know;

Listen Songs Everyday
It is a simple way to discover yourself if you a have a talent in singing. Once you hear the music and feel with full of emotion to sing with, so you have the potential to become a singer.

Keep on listening in all type genres and these will help you to know the behavior of your voice. Today Mp3 players, I pod and cell phones are so popular because it can be carry everywhere it makes a way listen your favorite songs easily.

But remember, over loud of volume with your player it may destroy your ear drum and it results to deafness. Ears are the most important tool to make you sing better in a correct pitch.

Determine your voice Behavior, voice range and the
Quality of your voice

This image is a C Major scales and the last note is "me" if you can hit the highest note your range is high.

Every person is special and has unique style of voice. Like Karen Carpenter, was the finest female vocalist of all time she developed her low voice range and she was really excellent with it. Karen Carpenter expressed the purest and natural voice sound.

So, it is necessary for you to know your range and not forcing yourself to sing High notes. If Karen did not know her strength she might not be legendary because of the finest, purest and natural sound of voice quality.

Another is Celine Dion, she is known as the pop music's most influential voices described as Queen of Pop. Many singers tried to imitate her voice, and there were successful but there were frustrated.

It is not important to be like many popular singers because you teach yourself not to know who you really are. Be yourself is always your priority and do what is being capable of your voice range and keep on improving it until you will get the excellent voice quality that no one can ever copy it.

Have you heard the singer in Cranberries band? This voice is so difficult to imitate, try start experimenting by know your voice. What if you have more ability than the Cranberries singer? Try and try, practice and practice.

You need to have a Master Song Piece
Listen to songs is not enough to become a singer. Instead of singing their songs is one way to achieve more improvements in your singing skill. You need to master songs because it is your tool for your exposure to let the people know that you can sing.

Master many songs with your voice range and if you think that you have more singing style than the original singer, do it and be sure that it is great to hear.

Lastly, it is better if you master to sing old songs from 1950’s-90, so that when people hear it in modern times they will appreciate you with your performance and there is possibility that you have many fans they push to become professional performer.

Or you can join some music industry websites that is definitely a good place to hangout as a musician. In this case, I recommend

 Last updated: April 13, 2012

Friday, September 5, 2008

Singer and Musician Resources

Below are the important musician related websites. You can check out those sites for more information relating to singing, marketing your talent and developing your singing skills. Of course, since those are outside resources; I am not responsible for the overall quality of their content. Use those information at your own discretion.

1.) A2Z Singing Tips -Free Singing Tips - Free Singing Tips - Free Singing Tips. Singing Articles and Tips from Top Vocal Coaches.

2.) How to Memorize Lines - Simple techniques help actors and speech-givers learn lines with confidence.

3.) Media Web Source- - Music Industry Jobs, Press Kit and Demo Tips, Record Company Submission Guidelines, Music Articles, How To Get Gigs, Band Promotion, CD Duplication, and Recording Studio Finder.

4.) Recording Studios Dallas Texas - Recording Studio serving Dallas and Fort Worth. Mixing and Mastering Studio.

5.) Online rock - Gear, Free MP3 Downloads, Blogs, CD Reviews, Podcasts and more to help musicians and music fans discover and promote new music.