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killersup10
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Well Killersup has decided that he has lost of his manlyness.He is going for the play,which about 4 guys do every year....


How can Killersup tune his voice in is the main question?

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TheMostManlyMan
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um.....what? all i understood was the last part which i do not have the answer to, the first part i don't uderstand

EmperorPalpatine
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Do vocal exercises, like this in whatever range you need. Try to cover the vocal breaks, such as between modal and falsetto. Practice A LOT, especially in front of others. Get feedback. Real feedback. Pick an impartial audience if possible (family and close friends tend to play the "you're perfect" card too much). Record yourself and listen to it. Working on elocution and breathing can help, too.

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EmperorPalpatine pretty much covered everything I was going to say, but if you have a very vocal intensive role with several high or low notes, such as would a singer, expect to lose your voice. In that case, go on vocal rest until it gets better, or the condition may worsen and have long-lasting or permanent side effects.

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Well a problem Killersup has right now is that he is at that stage when his voice cracks.....and when it cracks it shatters.....

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Are you trying out for a play or musical? I think what is above would help. Sometimes a role with a cracking voice is needed. (I'm in a musical where that is the case.) I'm not really sure what you would do for it though, since I'm a girl. :/ Good luck at your audition!

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Well a problem Killersup has right now is that he is at that stage when his voice cracks.....and when it cracks it shatters.....

When practicing, try vocalizing much softer than usual and very gradually increase in volume. That works for some people because it's easier to control.
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It is indeed a musical,however Killersup is pretty sure he has a small part where he sings by himself.

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Which musical is it? Now I'm curious... who are you playing in it? So I think the best think to do is just gentle practice, and gradually working up to it, both throughout the practice and in the long term. Don't ever strain your voice, because it can cause damage, or even just make your throat hurt.

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Don't forget to never, ever, ever enunciate an 'r', unless it is the beginning letter. I learned that when I auditioned for a musical using 'Stars' from Les Miserables as my audition piece. Let's just say, I got a very small part, with no singing :P

Sort of like what Emp said, make sure your breathing makes sense. Breathe the vowel and don't breathe in the middle of a phrase. Breathe from the stomach, not the shoulders. That sort of stuff. Don't forget to practice with your falsetto as well.

As for the cracking, try singing and talking (on a regular basis) in a lower register. I'm assuming that's because your voice is changing. Try to prevent from straining your voice as much as possible. Talking for long periods of time can do this, as well as whispering (even worse). I could probably talk for a bit about how you should stand and sit and how you frame yourself when you're singing.

Also, don't eat or drink any dairy. I ate yogurt on my audition day, and it pretty much shot my range.

I'll probably think of more stuff later.

EmperorPalpatine
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Also, don't eat or drink any dairy.

It has something to do with the lactose coating your throat, which stimulates mucus. Drinking highly acidic beverages, like lemon juice (orange may be too viscous), seem to help because they cleanse the region.
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whispering
Killersup is a mummbler.....like all the time....

Which musical is it? Now I'm curious... who are you playing in it?


forgot the name of the musical XD its somthing about kids running a a hotel....Also Killerusp signed up today,however auditions are in early october.
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uh what the heck really how is this in popular media cough cough horrible title for whatever your talking about

killersup10
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uh what the heck really how is this in popular media


Movies, Music, and Art


it is part of what is under the term "popular media" Incase you have not noticed, a play is a type of music,and depending on how well it was done,a style of art.

cough cough horrible title for whatever your talking about



read the topic sentence,then post.*sigh* the title is to show how Killersup felt upon the matter at hand.Besides everybody knows its a Killersup thread when there is a strange title.


before speaking,know what your talking about.While the "horrible title" might have been bad in your opinion.It got you to look at the page,which means a sucess.The more people who see the page the more who will answer.

Please,please,please,read the TOPIC POST.Before insulting Killersup again.Killersup would really,really,hate to get banned for cursing out some silver knight.
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