May 20, 2015by Cari Cole
As an artist, you regularly have epiphanies, inspirations and visions of your creations. That’s what being an artist is. A creative who interprets life into art and brings to life their vision through their work.
But the challenge lies in the ability to achieve your vision, not dying with the song unsung. It not only takes ... Continue
May 13, 2015by Cari Cole
We all know that it’s easier now than ever before to make and release your own record. But just because you can doesn’t mean you want to plunk your hard earned dollars into a record that’s not going to fly the coop ~ right? No artist envisions tons of boxes collecting dust in their garage or ... Continue
May 05, 2015by Cari Cole
Has record making really changed in the new music biz? In some ways, yes. There’s newer technology just like every other industry, tools and tricks that make it easier, less expensive. There’s also the convenience of sending files via the internet and doing records by Skype. One of the last records I did the vocal arrangements ... Continue
Apr 28, 2015by Cari Cole
Throughout history, artists have been inspired by the presence of a muse that motivated them to create their best work. The source of inspiration for a muse is generally a man, a woman, or even a pet, but it is always something that inspires great talent and an expressive imagination. But a muse can also be ... Continue
Apr 22, 2015by Cari Cole
If you’re like most artists you hate being put in a “box” and you despise labels. I get it. It’s natural, especially when your brain is wired to explore and create like a mad scientist!
Exploring and experimenting are good, just not on your album.
But truth is, unless you jump the proverbial “fence” and ... Continue
Apr 14, 2015by Cari Cole
Happy World Voice Day (April 16th). Your voice is the original social media.
The purpose of World Voice Day is to demonstrate to the general public that Voice Matters. 2015 the motto is – VOICE, The Original Social Media. (See below for events worldwide that you can participate in.)
How do you use your ... Continue
Happy World Voice Day!
Every year World Voice Day is on April 16th. The premise underlying the World Voice Day is to demonstrate to the general public that Voice Matters.
In honor of World Voice Day we are having a SALE!!!
SINGERS GIFT WARMUPS
BREATH CONTROL & POWEREXERCISE #1: Diaphragmatic Breathing EXERCISE #2: Diaphragmatic ... Continue
Apr 08, 2015by Cari Cole
Yes and no. It depends on your before and after regimen, plus a little bit of maintenance and you’re good to go.
Weight lifting is good for your body. It makes you stronger and makes you look more fit (no argument with that!). But does a stronger body make a stronger voice? Basically, yes.
Mar 31, 2015by Cari Cole
Sometimes singers don’t want to admit to having a vocal coach.
I get it.
They think somehow it takes away from their own “natural” talent. Besides, it’s no one’s business.
But in the entertainment industry, nothing is “natural.” Voices are worked on, worked over and worked through in every which way possible to ... Continue
Mar 24, 2015By Cari Cole
Just recently one of the artists I work with took a big risk.
She stepped up to the big time.
Here’s her story.
When I met her, I could feel her talent, it was just oozing out of her. She was ready for the next level, but there were some vital pieces that ... Continue