A careful blend of encouragement and tough love can be required if your vocalist turns up poorly prepared. Here are some tips to get them up to speed and get the best take possible.
EastWest’s Hollywood Series has been phenomenally successful and for years now has been my personal “go to.” The choirs are the latest entry in the series.
It’s not just singing that people record – voiceover is an integral part of all kinds of media workflows too. Here are five ways you can improve your VO recordings.
Creating good harmonies for vocals involves more than just tweaking some plug-ins. Joe Albano explains the musical theory behind getting harmony just right.
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In this nifty Logic Pro X tutorial Darren Burgos shows how to turn your (or somebody's) sampled voice into a playable instrument in Logic Pro's Alchemy synth instrument.
In this article Joe Albano explores the potential pitfalls producers should be aware of when recording and producing vocals. Essential reading to help your vocals sounds as good as possible.
Pitch correction plugins are nothing new. But Waves Audio tell us their new Tune Real-Time plugin uses powerful algorithms to provide "invisible" pitch correction on vocals both in the studio & live.
There’s a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to vocal production. Fortunately, Danny Kirsch with credits for multiple world-wide top 10 hits is here to share his tips in this video.
iZotope's VocalSynth provides transformative vocal effects in classic and new styles. So now you can easily create vocal effects in the style of Daft Punk, Imogen Heap, Kraftwerk or Beastie Boys.
If you want to isolate a vocal from a backing track of remixing (yes, and also for Karaoke), there few techniques that provide passable results. ADX TRAX Pro looks to dramatically change that.
The Roland VT-3 is a portable, accessible vocal processor useful for studio producers and performing DJs. In this tutorial, Lynda Arnold offers three ways to use this box of wonders creatively.
Tired of sloppy vocals? Here are several Tips on many of the various techniques for slicing & dicing vocal recordings to perfection by Joe Albano.
There's something eternally enticing about a voice octaver effect on vocals. Auburn Sounds certainly think so and have created a beautiful looking voice processing plug-in for just that purpose.
Don't put up with sibilance (extreme ssss hissing action) in your next vocal performance. Klevgrand have a new de-esser plug-in and iPad app, Esspresso, to help. G. W. Childs tries it out.