Dec 12, 2017By Cari Cole Nothing puts a singer out of work faster than a respiratory illness. That’s it chica. You are down for the count! And nothing is more embarrassing than having to cancel your concert or apologize for you voice being sick. Ugh.
Here's my 10 Tips for Staying Healthy During Cold & Flu Season, avoiding the dreaded cold or flu in the first place!
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Dec 05, 2017By Cari Cole A singer is always juggling two balls in the air. One is technique, and one is emotion. When you focus too much on technique, the emotion suffers. When you focus too much on emotion, technique falls flat. The goal is balance, but how? I have found over 3 decades of coaching some of the world’s greatest voices, ... Continue
Nov 28, 2017By Cari Cole Before the holidays take hold and the next 6 weeks becomes a blur, take a few moments to spend some time planning out your 2018. One of the things I am always teaching artists in my Artist Success Circle Mastermind, is how to plan. The keys to setting goals and putting your dreams into action through strategic action ... Continue
Nov 21, 2017by Cari Cole We all know the director’s couch syndrome. The term casting couch originated in the motion picture industry, with specific reference to couches in offices that could be used for sexual activity between casting directors or film producers and aspiring actors. The recent Weinstein scandal brought it front and center. The response of woman (and men) speaking up is resounding. There ... Continue
Nov 14, 2017By Cari Cole You know when you log onto social media to post about your music or catch up on friends posts, and suddenly an hour (or two) of time goes missing? Yeah. That. Well, you were basically sucked up into alternate universe, and that one post turned into hours -- and kind of hours that were lost. You weren’t ... Continue
Nov 07, 2017By Cari Cole Whether you have some cash or are on a budget, money is not really what’s holding you back from recording. But planning might be. Because the truth is, as long as you plan for it, you can achieve it. This is true for anything you really want. The key is in the planning. You can stretch out recording ... Continue
How to Get Your Record on a Major Label Level Without the Major Label (and Keep Your Artistic Control)
Oct 31, 2017By Cari Cole Most artists today, are a bit leery of big labels. They know that if they sign with a major, they risk sacrificing artistic control. Because when the big boys are investing in you, they want to control their investment ~ and they will. They will control you and your work. Your songs, your image, your art. Enter, the ... Continue
Oct 24, 2017By Cari Cole Record making is an art, a science, a process, an alchemical experience. It should not be thrown together, recorded in a rush, and your vocals should not be recorded all in one day. It won’t help. Even more, the song selection is critical to the success of the record. Whatever you think you can hide in production, ... Continue