• Techniques For Avoiding Vocal Fatigue

    Posted August 29th, 2017

    For singers, vocal fatigue can be a real concern. Even with years of voice lessons and proper vocal techniques, singers still run the risk of wearing out their voices due to constant and intense use. Symptoms of vocal fatigue include: Scratchy, sensitive throat Hoarseness Shortness of breath Constant urge to ...

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  • Interview: The Harrison Huffman Experience

    Posted August 21st, 2017

    By: Veronica Fedri Last Monday, on August 7, 2017, I went to my first ever show at the now non-profit venue, The Trunk Space to see the Harrison Huffman Band. Now located inside Grace Lutheran Church, The Trunk Space is a very unique venue to see a show in, and I would highly recommend it to anyone in the area...

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  • 3 Tips For Singers To Engage Their Audience

    Posted August 18th, 2017

    Listen up, singers…we’re about to reveal the formula for putting on a perfect performance. Number one, of course, (as everyone can guess) is knowing how to sing well. With voice lessons, lots of practice, and a little determination, you’ll be a singing machine in no time! But the lesser known ingredi...

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  • Metallica: Phoenix Concert Review

    Posted August 11th, 2017

    By: Veronica Fedri This past weekend, on August 4, 2017, the extremely popular heavy-metal band, Metallica, performed a sold-out show at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. This was for their WorldWired tour. Avenge Sevenfold was the opening act. There were pros and cons of this show, and t...

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  • 3 Essential Vocal Warm Ups For Singers

    Posted August 9th, 2017

    Unlike other musicians, a singer can not quickly fix or mend their instrument if broken…because their instrument is their voice! That’s why it’s extremely important for singers to take good care of their voices in order to prevent injury. After all, we’re only born with one set of vocal cords and t...

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  • Talking Points For Singers: What To Say Between Songs

    Posted July 31st, 2017

    Any serious singer knows how critical live shows are and just how nerve-racking they can be. When gearing up for a live show, singers will no doubt rack up all the practice hours they can, squeezing in as many voice lessons as possible, perfecting their set list, and working on their showmanship. However, one ...

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  • Interview with Last Man Standing

    Posted July 25th, 2017

    This past Saturday, on July 22nd, 2017 I saw the new locally known band Last Man Standing preform at Club Red in Mesa. They performed with three other bands, Undecided Youth, Plants After Dark, and Promise to Myself. Last Man Standing has four members: Samantha (Sam) Potter on vocals, Abbey Maruyama playing gu...

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  • Does Music Choice Affect Personality

    Posted July 25th, 2017

    Music plays a significant part in every teenager’s life. It’s part of acquiring a musical sense and a personal identity. When a teen gets into a style of music, it can affect habits of thought, matters of speech, and the way a teen dresses, acts and lives their life. Social acceptance is a big part of teen...

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  • The 5 Best Music Venues in Arizona

    Posted July 20th, 2017

    1. The trunk space Opened in April 2004, The Trunk Space is an all ages concert venue. They feature a wide range of musicians from different backgrounds and ages. Only original material is played here. If you are in a local band or musician, you may be able to book a gig there, simply by attending one of their...

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  • “Melodrama” Album Review

    Posted June 27th, 2017

    [2min Read] Earlier this month, 20-year-old singer-songwriter Lorde released her second studio album, Melodrama. Highly anticipated from her last album Pure Heroine, Melodrama explores the powerful stages felt during a breakup. Lorde’s voice fits well with synthetic drum beats and intense piano, showing grow...

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