10 Steps To Singing With Your Best Voice in 2019!

Jan 15, 2019

By Cari Cole

1. Stop Shredding Your Cords.

The number one thing that shreds your cords when singing or speaking is slamming your cords together. It’s called glottal strokes or the glottal attack. Say “ah” and hit it hard – chances are your cords banged together – did you feel it? To avoid it, but an “h” at the front of the ... Continue


Top 8 Ways To Get Your Singing Voice In Shape for 2019!

Jan 08, 2019

By Cari Cole

Your voice is an instrument housed inside your body. The state of your body affects the state of your voice. I tell my students all the time that singers are “athletes of the small muscles of the voice and breathing.” But as a vocal athlete, your focus needs to extend beyond your vocal cords. From the benefits of ... Continue


The 5 Pro Vocal Recording Secret Weapons

Jan 01, 2019

 

By Cari Cole

So you’re off to the recording studio to record your next record? Are you ready to ramp up your vocals? I’m going to say something that might come as a surprise to you (and forgive me to those this is not true about) but did you know that many producers are not experts when it comes to vocals? That’s ... Continue


10 Steps To Gain Vocal Freedom in 2019

Dec 25, 2018

By Cari Cole

Most singers who come to work with me land in 1 of 3 categories: Group 1 has basic problems making their voice sound good. They are either struggling with a pinched tight nasal sound or are singing from their throats and can’t stop. They often have a lot of tension in their jaw, tongue and neck muscles are not ... Continue


Top 10 Tips To Prepare For Your Next Performance

Dec 18, 2018

By Cari Cole

You’ve got a great gig or an important recording session. You’ve warmed up, downed a boatload of water, stocked up on 5 kinds of throat spray, gargled with salt water and honey a million times (and mistakenly swallowed some .. gross.) You’ve stayed home while you’re friends were out having fun, abstained from alcohol and pizza, crossed your ... Continue


10 Celebrity Vocal Coach Insider Secrets Revealed

Dec 11, 2018

 

By Cari Cole

Singers have it tough. You’re supposed to be “born with it” or you might as well forget it. That’s the message out there. Kinda leaves very little room for improvement, don’t you think?

And so you do a quick Google search on how to hit better high notes, but the info you get doesn’t really help? Maybe you ... Continue


How to Live Up to Your Vocal Potential in 2019

Dec 04, 2018

 

By Cari Cole

People, and most often –other musicians, sometimes poke fun at singers for being protective (or fussy) about their voices. Okay, then — go on. You get up and sing without making a fool of yourself. Ha. Singing is demanding. It’s not an instrument you can press down on a key or a fret, and the same note comes out ... Continue


Top Vocal Hacks: Food and Hydration to Supercharge Your Singing Voice

Nov 27, 2018

By Cari Cole

Food and nutrition are fuel. When you feed your body the right nutrition and foods, your voice feels effortless. When you feed it the wrong foods, your voice peters out. One of my artists who was on The Voice a few seasons back shot me an email asking about what is the right food to eat prior to performing. ... Continue


Are YOUR Vocals Studio Ready? How To Record Like The Pros

Nov 20, 2018

By Cari Cole

In your head, your voice may sound magnificent, but in reality is it … meh? Truth is, it takes a LOT to be ready to record and you don’t want to leave any stone unturned. Believe me, it won’t pan out well. Great vocals require great effort before you hit the studio. But how do you know when ... Continue


How To Fall Madly In Love With Your Music

Nov 13, 2018

By Cari Cole

The relationship between you, the artist, and your music is not necessarily an easy one. Just because you can write your own songs doesn’t mean you love how they turn out.

Sounds weird huh? But it’s true. It takes a while of writing songs before they start coming out the way you hear them in your head. You have ... Continue