1. Tension is the enemy.
I see it all the time – tension in the jaw, in the shoulders, neck and face. And I mean tension with a Capital T. I can tell right away when a singer is holding on to things or holding back from letting go. Not only is tension visible and obvious on the body but the vocal tone is the first to suffer. A tense sounding vocal is usually audibly “squished”, small and restrictive.Read More