How To Get The Best From A Singer In Audio Recording


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Getting the best from a singer

The easiest way to get the best performance out of a singer is to make the environment comfortable. Sometimes even a seasoned pro can't do her best unless the conditions are just right. So consider some of the following suggestions before entering a vocal session. Ask the vocalist what kind of lighting they prefer. Most singers prefer the lights lower in the studio when performing, but ask them first. A comfortable temperature is important to a good performance. Ask them if they like it raised or lowered. Try lowering the lights in the control room, so they can't see you.

Some people think that you're in there judging them when you might be talking about something completely different. Make sure they have something to drink. Ask them whether they prefer warm water, hot tea, or something else before the session begins. Keep talking with the vocalist between takes, leave the talkback on if possible. Long periods of silence from the control room are a mood killer. If the take wa...

Getting the best from a singer
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