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Old 03-27-2008, 05:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Head voice vs. Chest voice

I was just wondering how pop singers use their chest voice to go all the way up into the higher notes without sounding like they are just screaming or screeching. I think you are suppose to somehow blend both your chest and head voice when you get up that high but I was just wondering what is the best way to learn to do that. I would appreciate any the help.
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Old 03-28-2008, 12:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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PRACTICE it always sounds better when u use ur chest voice
u need a lotta of air support so practice breathing
its sorta hard to explain the "blending"
but if u practice enough it just comes to you
dont force it out though like if u can barely get a hight G or A out dont do it practice what u can and it will eventually expand ur range
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Old 03-31-2008, 09:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yeahh i agree with thebassist

go on a piano, find where your voice "cracks" (meaning where you switch from your chest to your head voice) and keep practicing those notes until the notes blend together.

to you, the chest voice will always sound a lot better than your head voice, but just keep practicing, and soon they should sound good together.

practice, practice, practice..
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Old 04-23-2008, 01:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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man thats so awesome ive been doing that ever since i was little... finding that "crack" and just holding it for ever makin this really weird sound
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Old 05-02-2008, 02:05 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I took lessons for a few months and learned how to warm up properly and get the sound from my chest. My biggest problem (always has been) is breathing. I tend to run out of air before the line is done (bigger problem when I record), when I play live I don't have this problem as much so I figure it's the pressure of getting a good take factoring in there.
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Old 08-15-2008, 07:24 AM   #6 (permalink)
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go find a good singing teacher
learn how to support breathing using your diaphragm
learn how to sing properly without damaging yourself in the high end of you're range and then work out how to use you're falsetto
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