The Musicisum blog

Announcing PayPal Subscriptions

Subscribing through PayPal has been a long requested feature. You've already been able to buy gift cards via PayPal and redeem them on your own account, but until now, it was not possible to subscribe through your PayPal account. There were multiple technical challenges getting to this point, but now... Continue reading

by Ben , June 8, 2017

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Apple Pay, Performance Boost, and Annual Subscriptions

A lot has gone into this latest release, but here are just a few top highlights. Better navigation within lesson bundles. Now you can go directly to the next or previous lesson without returning to the list. Volume controls for the metronome and scale exercises on the singing course. Your... Continue reading

by Ben , March 6, 2017

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Musicisum 1.4 - Introducing US Dollar pricing

The sound of frantic tapping has been echoing the halls of our developer's (Ben) office, and today we're super excited to tell you about some changes to the Musicisum website. Free trial We are very excited to launch our brand new 7-day free trial to Musicisum, where you get access... Continue reading

by Dan , Ben , Oct. 31, 2016

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Heavy metal vocals - how to sing with heat

Whether you're talking about growly sounds, extreme vocals, extended range singing, distortion on the voice, husky sounds, or even screaming, there are a few things to bear in mind to make sure you're playing it safe when exploring with your voice. 1. Make sure you have no tension We always... Continue reading

by Dan , Sept. 19, 2016

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Pay what you want - does it work?

Should you release music using the 'pay what you want' pricing mechanic or even for free? Is it worth doing? Does it help build a large audience? Does it help build more sales down the line? The answer is a resounding yes! I am absolutely an advocate of pay what... Continue reading

by Dan , Sept. 18, 2016

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How to sound less nasal when you're singing - 3 tips

When you're starting out and still finding your voice, it's not uncommon to sound a little bit nasal. It can also be tricky to determine whether you are singing nasally or if you just have a bright tone. A good way to test is to sing a phrase without any... Continue reading

by Dan , Sept. 17, 2016

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How to get gigs for your band

Have you ever wondered how to get gigs for your band, or how some bands seem to get loads of gigs while your band gets offered none? If so, grab a coffee and keep reading! We've got 10 tips for getting gigs for your band that we know work (because... Continue reading

by Dan , Sept. 16, 2016

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How do you sing high notes with power?

No matter what your vocal range is, singing at the top of it can often be a struggle. It's not uncommon for us to push ourselves as singers, and strain to reach the high notes. This can easily lead to long-term damage. You should always be sensible when you are... Continue reading

by Dan , Sept. 14, 2016

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Can you copyright or trademark your band name?

Finding the right name for your band can be an arduous process, and when you finally have that fist-in-the-air moment, you want to protect your new name with everything you have. It's not uncommon for people to wonder if they can copyright or trademark their band name to prevent other... Continue reading

by Dan , Sept. 14, 2016

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5 tips to help you sing with better vibrato

Vibrato is something that should come quite naturally to you. With good vocal technique and with good vocal practice, vibrato should develop as you spend more time on your voice. If you're keen to improve your vibrato, here's what you should be doing: 1. Sing more The more you sing,... Continue reading

by Dan , July 25, 2016

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