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The Ultimate Guide to Singing [electronic resource] : Gigs, Sound, Money and Health.

TC-Helicon. (Added Author). Barker, Gregory A. (Added Author). Alexander, Kevin. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780992034412
  • ISBN: 0992034418
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (831 p.)
  • Publisher: Victoria, BC : BookBaby, 2014.

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Description based upon print version of record.
Action 6. The Basement Studio: Record Your Voice into Your Computer
Formatted Contents Note:
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; What We Discovered; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: Getting Gigs 101; Action 1. Pursue What You Love; Action 2. Prepare Your Product; Action 3. Rehearse the Smart Way; Action 4. Make Performance Connections; Action 5. Take Almost Any Chance to Sing; Action 6. Prepare Promo Materials; Action 7. Practice Good Gigging Etiquette; Action 8. Have a Plan for Your First Fan; FAQs on Playing Gigs; Chapter 2: Getting Gigs 201; Action 1. Get in Touch with Your Goals, Again and Again.; Action 2. Improve Your Product; Action 3. Evolve Your Identity
Action 4. Understand and Target Your VenueAction 5. Pick Your Battles; Action 6. Commit to the "Hustle"; Action 7. Build Your Fanbase; Action 8. Harness the Power of Your Fans; Action 9. Use Social Media to Make Your Gigs Succeed; Action 10. Don't Ignore Local Power; FAQs on Successful Gigs.; Chapter 3: Promo and Web Tools; Action 1. Unleash Your #1 Asset; Action 2. Interact or Die; Action 3. Harness the Power of Your Website; Action 4. Make an Impact with Your Videos; Action 5. Get More "Friends" on Your Social Networks; Action 6. Make Your Online Music Take Off
Action 7. Bring the Stage to Your PageAction 8. Don't Forget the Old Fashioned Stuff; Action 9. Steer Clear of These Promo FAILS; FAQs on Using Social Media.; Chapter 4: Take Charge of Your Performance; Action 1. Shape Your Set.; Action 2. Case Out the Joint; Action 3. Don't Overdo Your Warm Up; Action 4. Figure Out Your Look; Action 5. Make the Sound Check Work for You; Action 6. Create Continuity Between Songs; Action 7. Tell the Venue What You Need; Action 8. Remember: Nerves Are Good for You; FAQs on Performance.; "Engage."; Chapter 5: Your Mic; Action 1. Choose Your Mic
Action 2. Sing into ItAction 3. Practice with It; Action 4. Know Your Mic's Sonic Personality; Action 5. Avoid These Mic No-Nos; FAQs on Using Mics.; Chapter 6: Sound System Basics; Action 1. Plan Your Signal Path; Action 2. Connect Your Mic; Action 3. Set Your Input Level; Action 4. Tweak Things to Perfection, Part I; Action 5. Tweak Things to Perfection, Part II; Action 6. Master Your Monitors; Action 7. Get the Right Monitor Mix; Action 8. Be a Cable Snob; Action 9. Match the System's Power to Your Needs; Action 10. Keep Your Perspective; FAQs on Sound Systems; Chapter 7: Your Live Effects
Action 1. Realize You Are Already Using EffectsAction 2. Get the Volume Right; Action 3. Set Your EQ; Action 4. Work Out Your Compression; Action 5. Add Some Icing; Action 6. Turn Some Heads; Action 7. Know Presets and Play with Parameters; Action 8. Stay on the Cutting Edge; Action 9. You Can't Polish a Turd; FAQs on Live Effects; Chapter 8: Recording Your Voice; Action 1. Get the Environment Right; Action 2. Work Your Mic & Headphones; Action 3. Know When to Rely on Tech for Your Recording; Action 4. Make the Most of Your Bedroom; Action 5. The Basement Studio: Consider Some Gear Under 500
Summary, etc.:
Every aspect of singing and a singing life is addressed by leading experts from across the industry - from essential aspects of vocal technique and health to choosing a mic, running a sound system, mastering vocal effects, growing a fan base and achieving unforgettable performances and recordings. * 136 Music Industry Experts on Every Aspect of.
Subject: Singing > Vocational guidance.
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Classical
MUSIC / Reference
Genre: Electronic books.

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