Singers??

Discussion in 'Performing Arts' started by Beach Bum, Jan 29, 2005.

  1. Beach Bum

    Beach Bum Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    who here sings?
    i do and my voice just plain sucks in the mornings
    sometimes. why? anyone else have this prob?
    anybody wanna share their formulas/potions/etc for
    soothin your voice if ya know what i mean??
     
  2. Hippievixen

    Hippievixen Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    I luv to sing... I'm a show-dog.

    My voice is pretty rough in the morning... nothing a little coffee can't fix :)
     
  3. Beach Bum

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    :) well maybe i need to start drinkin coffee then hehe
     
  4. Hippievixen

    Hippievixen Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    probably just sip on some hot tea with a squirt of lemon.

    how would you describe your voice, beach bum?
     
  5. Beach Bum

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    well i would describe my singin style as rough.
    by that i mean i do a lotta throat hollering. i dont
    know how else to describe this. ever listen to disturbed
    or mudvayne. kinda like that cept ima girl (by that meaning
    my voice is softer) of course so it is somewhat different. i
    love gettin all into it and i just use my voice to let everything
    inside all out. do you get what i mean, am i makin sense?
    what about you??
     
  6. Hippievixen

    Hippievixen Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    i wish i had more of that throaty rasp... but my voice has been described as 'sweet.'

    dammit!!

    *giggle*

    i do let my voice ring out when i sing the blues, though... i have this one blues song i wrote... man, i LOVE to get into it!!!! i wish i had more janis, less joni... but it's all good, i suppose. at least i can carry a tune :)
     
  7. Beach Bum

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    yehh, oh man i would luvv to hear your voice.
    espeically singin the blues...wow!
    sometimes i just luv listening live to just a voice :)
    one of these days were gonna have to record ourselves
    and send it to each other ;) :)
     
  8. BlackGuardXIII

    BlackGuardXIII fera festiva

    I love singing, and won a singing contest, singing Roadhouse Blues.
    Any song'll do, ceptin most country. RnB, Blues, jazz, 50's-now, metal, rap, folk, dance, world.......it don't matter.
    And I love it when anyone else sings, it just lights me up.
    The most tonedeaf, flat, raspy, crackly, shaky voice is like angels to me, just cuz they are singing.
    Well its 40 below and I dont give a fuck got a heater in my truck and I'm off to the rodeo.
    OOOOOh I need a dirty woman........
    She's got a way about her, don't know what it is.
    Till then just sit your drunk ass on that fuckin runway.......
    My love is wider, wider than Victoria lake
    I aint lookin to fight with you, frighten you, or uptighten you......
    Two minutes to midnite.....
     
  9. Beach Bum

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    awesome BlackGuard and maybe youd like my voice then :) hehe
     
  10. kindwoman

    kindwoman Sista Golden Hair

    I'm a singer and I have no problems singing in the mornings, I don't know why, I guess I got used to it when I led worship for a contemporary church on Sunday mornings. I have more of a Gillian Welch or Joni Mitchell type of voice. It's also important that you sing on a regular basis. I have a gig twice a week so my voice stays 'primed'.
     
  11. BlackGuardXIII

    BlackGuardXIII fera festiva

    You know I'd love to hear you sing. I would LOVE it!!!!!!

    Sing me a song, you're a singer..........
    Zippity doo dah, zippity aye............
     
  12. Hey!
    I also have that problem sometimes in the morning. My suggestion would be tea with lemon and honey, and lots of water. And make sure you spend plenty of time warming up. Also, I would skip the coffee (caffine tends to be dehydrating) and also not drink milk before you sing as it can really thicken the mucus in the back of the throat. That's pretty much all the advice I can give you. Hope it helps!
    Happy singing!
    Laura
     
  13. Beach Bum

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    kindwoman that is great! you are one of lucky ones i guess :)
    blackguard youre great!! i imagine you havin a lotta energy!! :)
    thanks a lot Laura, its very helpful ;) :)
     
  14. Nisha

    Nisha Forlorn.

    im a jazz singer. before i do concerts or auditions, i take a very small amount of olive oil and drink it. its makes my voice all melodious and just.. coats my pipes. very awesome stuff.
     
  15. Beach Bum

    Beach Bum Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    thanks Nisha, never heard of that one. awesome!!
    definitely gonna try it! :)
     
  16. SimpleMan

    SimpleMan Member

    my singing voice is getting better....i'm trying to sing and play at the same time...its tough at times. I think that with anything you can get it down with a lot of practice.
     
  17. Hippievixen

    Hippievixen Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    i have a mic... PM me your email addy and i'll sing a li'l something original for ya, girlie :)

    but you gotz to return the favor!!!
     
  18. Hippievixen

    Hippievixen Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    exactly... it takes coordination and concentration to sing and play together... but just keep practicing, SimpleMan, you'll get it down! :)

    hehe, it's impossible for me to sing and play... i can sing *into* my flute... which makes this wicked jethro tull-esque tone... that's always fun :)
     
  19. Beach Bum

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    i agree :)
     
  20. Beach Bum

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    ok well definitely have to do this!!!!!!!! :)
     

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