Ep 33 How to Sing Mix Part 1
How to sing mix, or how to sing with a mixis a very common question. Inside this tutorial, I'll define and demonstrate mix. Warning:normally I try to avoid this, but in this tutorial I get a little 'geeky' about singing.(Vocal geek) Hi, I'm Chuck Gilmore with Power To Sing. How to sing in a mix. Well, whatis a mixé A mix is a mixture or blend of at least two things. When singing, you're ina mix if you have a mixture of chest voice and head voice. Ahahah. If you sing onlywith chest voice, you have no mix. Ahhhh. If you start in chest and sing higher andbreak or flip into falsetto, you have no mix. Ahahah.because you've lost the connectionto your chest voice. If, when singing, you
bring falsetto down into the area of the chestvoice that is supposed to be chest, there is no mix. It's only falsetto. Ahahah. Amix can only exist if the vocal cords remain connected. If your vocal cords break intofalsetto and you do not reconnect, you have no mix. It's only falsetto. Ahahah. Mixis made with connected vocal cords and a blend of chest resonance and head resonance. Now,where is mix in the voiceé There are several schools of thought about when and where you'rein mix. Some define mix as only occurring in the vocal bridges, passaggi. When singingin chest voice, as you sing higher, and while keeping the vocal cords together, the resonancebegins to move higher from your chest into
your head cavities. The resonance splits sothere's a mixture, or a mix of both chest and head resonance. This split occurs in thebridge or passaggi. After getting through the first bridge the singer encounters a secondbridge and then a third bridge. For women, there are even more bridges. With each bridge,there is a blend of overtones from the register below and the register above. Lower overtonesdamping, or dropping out and higher overtones coming in. As a result of this process, manybelieve that mix is only occurring in the actual bridges. Some believe if the vocalcords remain connected while the resonance has split into both chest and head cavitiesthat mix is always present, both in and in
between the bridges. In other words, everythingis mix. At this point in my singing and teaching, I think it's a combination of these two. Pavarottiis reported to have said that singing was like a repeating figure 8. Seth Riggs concluded,and I believe like Seth, that Pavarotti was describing the repeated narrowing into thebridge and the opening into the new register and so on upward. In my opinion, if the vocalcords remain connected, there's always some chest residue, even if it's very slight. Soeven in the highest head voice, if the cords have remained connected, that seems like mixto me, even if it's 100 to 1, it's still a mix. At a certain point, if the cords remainconnected, does it really matter if we say
it's mix or connected super head voiceé Theproblem is, what happens to mix when you sing down below the first bridge into chesté Well,you could definitely bring mix down into the chest register. So, I understand how thatcan be mix, but in most voices, you can only do that so long before the chest voice takesover. How, then, can that be a mixé A third concept that has helpful for me, is 'maintainingthe verticalquot;.(Vocal Geek) This is mentioned in the book, quot;The Voice of the Mind', by E.HerbertCaesari. Imagine a vertical sound beam started by the vocal cords and shootingupward into the mouth. In head voice, this resonating sound beam, if it maintains thevertical direction, will angle slightly backward
and penetrate into the head cavities abovethe mouth. Ahhh. Ahahah. In chest, there is still a vertical sound beam, but it beginsto angle slightly forward and engage the hard palette. In my opinion, to lose the verticalwhile in chest voice, is to grab the vocal cord, squeeze and close the throat and jamthe sound beam down into the throat. Ahahah.Ahhh. The tone can barely escape and has no roundness,no fullness and no appeal. To me, this is not mix. Maintaining the vertical, even ifcompletely in the lower chest voice, creates an upward lift in the tone. The sound beamresonates on the hard palette appropriately. This seems to recruit more than just chestvoice by adding a rounder, fuller tone, as
USING KPOP TO LEARN KOREAN
If you've been listening to Kpop for a whilenow, Then you must have heard about these following5 expressions. Time to learn and figure out exactly whatthey mean. What's up guys. Today we are tackling some Korean grammarand vocabulary. Some of you are really serious about learningthe Korean language, So this tutorial will help explain exactly whatyou're Kpop idols are saying. So let's start with the most used topic usedin music anywhere.
ì‚¬ëž‘ í•˜ë‹¤ means to love. It's the dictionary form, ì‚¬ëž‘ meaning thenoun ''love'', And í•˜ë‹¤ meaning ''to do''. So literally translated it means ''to do love''. You can actually use í•˜ë‹¤ in combinationwith countless other nouns in order to make verbs. Since most music is actually about love, The words ''I miss you'' are heard very frequently.
The literal translation is ë³´ê³ ì‹¶ë‹¤. The ë³´ part comes from the verb ë³´ë‹¤ And means ''to see''. ê³ ì‹¶ë‹¤ is places after a verb in orderto express that you want something. So literally and very poetically, ë³´ê³ ì‹¶ì–´means ''I want to see you''. Some relationships fail miserably. The writers of 4Minute's Hate must have experiencedsome serious heartache when they wrote Hate. ì‹«ì–´ actually means ''I hate'', or ''youhate'' or ''someone hates'' depending on the
context. It can also be translated as ''don't like''or ''don't want'' as expressed in VIXX's Error, for instance. The opposite word of ì‹«ë‹¤ is ì¢‹ë‹¤. Which means, ''to be good''. It's also often translated as ''I like'' or''I love''. In Just Right by GOT7, it's meaning is actually''exactly good'' or ''just right'', Expressing something is exactly what theylike it to be.
Another very famous song that has the wordì¢‹ì•„ in it, Is of course Jay Park's JOAH, which means''it's good'' or ''I like it''. This next word is a little tricky becauseof its length, But the meaning is beautiful. No, seriously, The translation is actually ''beautiful''. You can find this word in Beautiful Liar byVIXX LR. SHINee's View,
I NEED U. And many many more songs. It's a powerful word, and who knowsé Maybe learning it correctly is going to helpyou on a dateé As calling someone, or some place, or somethingì•Œì�Œë‹¤ì›Œ is a great way of expressing that something is breathtaking. If you know of any more songs that these wordsfeature in, Post them in the comments below, because Ihave been looking for songs to mention as