Singer Spotlight: James LaBrie

Michael Schetter: How does it feel to be the undisputed frontman of the band for the first time in 20 years? James LaBrie: Photo by: Dave Mola The undisputed frontman? You know, I mean… it was such a weird dichotomy, if you think about it. It’s funny, you mentioning that, because we, the guys in the band, we were talking about that everything is much more balanced, everybody is in their role or in their position. So it’s where things...

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Fastest way to sing higher notes

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately on how to sing higher notes. This is a question many beginner singers struggle with, but the fact of the matter is it’s not that hard. Hit high notes quickly and easily When you sing or speak, your voice comes out of your body from two exit points: 1) your mouth 2) your nose Don’t take my word for it – test it out for yourself! Pinch your nose and try to talk...

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2015 Learning to Sing Program

Hi, this is the post for the 2015 Learning to Sing Program that I posted in my newsletter. If you think it’s a good idea to have a group practice online like this, please comment on this post and say “I’m in”! If we get to 100 “I’m in!” comments then we’ll go through with it. Otherwise i’ll try to get more participants to join. The program in a nutshell: Make a recording of...

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A great article on how to sing properly

[View the story “How to Sing with Singing Success” on...

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How to Sing Rock – from an actual expert

One of my most popular posts have been on Per Bristow’s The Singing Zone program. He’s really good at simplifying the concepts involved in singing. I rarely hear him talk about specifics, because his main focus is usually the basic stuff such as releasing tension, developing the different registers and so on. This video is something new from him regarding how to sing rock. This is the most excellent demonstration on how to...

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