5 Hacks To Nail Your Vocals During Recording
Recording artists and singers do not woke up one day with their music recorded and out for release. They have to work hard on writing the song, thinking of the right melody that goes with it, and most importantly, they need to record their song to produce an excellent output.
Which is why you need to ensure to ensure that your vocals are excellent during recording. If you are a bit nervous about your upcoming vocal recording, these tips might save the day:
- Try to pre-record at home
When you are renting a Dubai recording studio, you need to keep in mind that the meter is running, so do not dare waste any studio time. To lessen the chance of using your studio time for retakes, try to do your own recording first at home. You don’t have to buy state-of-the-art sound equipment to do this. Your own video camera or mobile phone will do. Recording and practicing at home will help you to be better prepared when you are recording at a studio. You can practice your pitch, pronunciation, and spot mistakes and correct them before the actual recording.
- Know the true meaning of the song
This may sound cliché, but knowing what true message of the song would help you to express the right emotion needed. And when you know what emotion in evoke, it would be easier for you know the phrasing direction and which part of the song should you emphasize. Try to capture the lyric’s context. It would help you to focus on the song’s message and emotion.
- Perform with your imaginary audience
It is easy to get spooked when you are performing in front of people who can instantly criticize your performance. Deal with the nerves by imagining that you are performing in front of an enthusiastic crowd. That way, you will be able to get a spectacular performance, even with just a few people watching. It will also help you to evoke the right type of emotion for the song.
- Get enough rest
Lack of sleep can have a negative effect on your voice. Be sure to get a complete snooze before your recording. And as much as possible, refrain from doing activities that can put a strain on your vocal chords. If you need to practice your song, try to do it in a way that you will not damage your larynx.
- Get the right kind of mic
Using the right kind of mic can help highlight your voice. Ask the sound engineer if you can test out some mic for your song. Remember that the kind of mic that the Indian voice over artists are different from what recording artists use.