Hi! I'm Krystal
You have a voice that the world is waiting to hear and my job is to help you get that gift of yours out there.
If you love to sing but you're looking at the title of this blog thinking, what's a sound check? Or if you're already familiar with performing and want some tips and strategies on how to ensure that your sound check goes as smoothly and efficiently as possible, then this video is for you!
Having a thorough sound check is KEY if you want the confidence to walk onto the stage and know that you're about to rock your performance.
In this super practical episode, 10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Sound Check, I'll be sharing my experiences with you and the lessons I've learnt, which have really helped me to become a better, more confident vocal performer.
Check out the full video here or if you're short on time, you can scroll further down for the episode highlights and their timestamps.
0:44 - What is a sound check?
01:18 - The one thing you absolutely MUST do during a sound check.
02:45 - Tip # 1 and the advantage of arriving early.
04:38 - Tip # 2 and how to avoid any singer's worst nightmare.
05:35 - How to communicate your song's tempo to your band.
05:59 - Special tip for those singing with a backing track.
06:39 - Tip # 3 and how to strategise your time on stage.
08:16 - Tip #4 and my awkward moment on stage.
09:18 - Tip #5 and what floor monitors are.
10:19 - Why singers say, "Testing, one, two, three..."
11:27 - Tip #6
12:32 - Tip #7 and why I chose to stand in one particular spot on stage during a recent performance.
14:03 - Why your voice may sound exposed or "naked" during a sound check and what to do about it.
14:49 - Tip #8 (a BIG one!)
15:53 - One of the biggest mistakes singers make.
16:52 - What to do if you're having trouble staying in pitch and on beat.
18:10 - What I did during a performance (where I was singing backup) to make sure I could hear both myself and the lead singer.
19:23 - Tip #9
20:14 - Using a microphone at the Hong Kong Coliseum.
21:04 - The best way to position your microphone during a performance.
21:37 - Tip #10
22:19 - No matter what happens, always remember to do THIS.
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Remember, you have a voice that's unique and full of power. It's time for the world to hear it.
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