Creating good harmonies for vocals involves more than just tweaking some plug-ins. Joe Albano explains the musical theory behind getting harmony just right.
The ISOVOX 2 really takes things to the next level as far as acoustic isolation is concerned, providing an all-round solution for serious acoustic treatment. Lynda Arnold gave it a whirl.
Understanding some basics about harmony will help you to improve both your composition and improvisational skills while singing. This short video explains why.
Using short bursts of frequency modulation as a sample kicks in is a great way to add bite and attack and help them stand out. Find out how it works in this short video.
Why turn to a synth when a voice can do just as well, and sounds great? Here's how to achieve great results with a voice instead of a synth in Ableton Live.
Getting a great vocal sound is easier when you know some production tricks. Double tracking is a good one to have in your toolbox!
Vocal pitch editing has come to Reason and it’s both simple to use and powerful in helping you to fix any vocal recordings!
This is Vocaloid 4 in a nutshell: you type in lyrics, input a melody and Vocaloid transforms that into a realistic human singing voice. The Cyber Songman library gives you a US male virtual singer.
VocALign Pro 4 automatically analyzes the patterns of two audio signals and edits one to match the timing of the other. If you're editing audio could this be your new best friend? Sara Simms finds out
Jussi from the clever folks at Klevgränd is a unique, if not eerie, new synthesizer. It emulates a man singing. Yes, you can expect to make some rather lovely sounding male vocal emulations using it.
Getting a great vocal sound can be easier than you think – with a little help from these tools!
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.
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.
When it comes to mixing vocals, the devil is in the details—here are 5 mistakes to avoid when blending vocal tracks into an arrangement.
There's more to creating good vocal harmonies than just using pitch shifting software. In this tutorial, Joe Albano takes us through the basic concepts and considerations you need to know.