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Chris Liepe

Stuck As A Singer? Frustrated? Wanna Quit? Try These Tips Instead!

Stuck As A Singer? Frustrated? Wanna Quit? Try These Tips Instead!

Try These Tips Instead! (& Become A Better Vocalist) Often times in our singing journey, we get stuck on things we don’t feel like we’re doing well. Then, we tend to sort of wallow in ‘self improvement mode’ while we keep getting more discouraged. It could be anything that starts the cycle: Wanna sing higher… […]

Stop Voice Cracking & Use It For Good! – 2 Key Exercises!

Stop Voice Cracking & Use It For Good! – 2 Key Exercises!

Why Your Voice Cracks (And How To Fix It) Unintentional voice cracking is embarrassing, frustrating and something that every single vocalist deals with regularly. Why does it happen? How can you make sure it doesn’t happen when you’re going for that key note or phrase? In this video, I answer these questions and demonstrate important […]

Vocal Coach Reacts: Slipknot – The Chapeltown Rag

Vocal Coach Reacts: Slipknot – The Chapeltown Rag

Corey Taylor – First Time Reaction! IOWA-Like WOW! I didn’t quite know what to expect when this song showed up in my feed. It’s Corey Taylor’s most extreme vocals since the Iowa-era in my opinion… He sounds every bit as intense and sounds healthier at the same time. The production is fantastic and I love […]

Aggressive Singing Tips – Tool – The Pot – Maynard James Keenan

Aggressive Singing Tips – Tool – The Pot – Maynard James Keenan

Maynard James Keenan (MJK At His BEST) This is an incredible song and I think, one of MJK’s best performances. There are many dynamics and textures to his voice and, in this song specifically, there isn’t a whole lot of production getting in the way. His performance is front and center left undiluted by lots […]

How to Sing Higher as a Baritone (Two Key Tips!)

How to Sing Higher as a Baritone (Two Key Tips!)

How to Sing Higher as a Baritone – Pull From Ian Thornley, Chris Cornell & Others Tenors sing higher than baritones right? Not always! If you know how to feel out certain things in your voice as a baritone, you can do what good tenors have an easier time masking and skyrocket your range as […]

First Time Reaction & Analysis – Holy Diver – Ronnie James Dio

First Time Reaction & Analysis – Holy Diver – Ronnie James Dio

First Time Reaction & Analysis I have to confess, I’ve never really gotten in to anything from Dio. My interests in vocalists and music really picked up in the 90s. I blame my age 🙂 …But after this first real listen and some time studying Dio’s approach… WOW! If you wanna develop your range, mixed […]

How to Warm Up Your Voice For Extreme Vocals

How to Warm Up Your Voice For Extreme Vocals

How to Warm Up Your Voice For Extreme Vocals w/ Britta Görtz (False Cord, Vowels, Key Checkpoints) As the vocalist for Critical Mess and for many years before, Britta Görtz has established herself as a huge force in both real-world performance and education in the areas of screaming and singing with distortion. How do you […]

How To Learn To GROWL w/ Extreme Vocalist Britta Görtz

How To Learn To GROWL w/ Extreme Vocalist Britta Görtz

How To Learn To GROWL w/ Extreme Vocalist Britta Görtz (Facial Resonance, Easing Into False Cord) As the vocalist for Critical Mess and for many years before, Britta Görtz has established herself as a huge force in both real-world performance and education in the areas of screaming and singing with distortion. In this video, she […]

Mr. Jones – Counting Crows – Adam Duritz Isolated Vocal Analysis

Mr. Jones – Counting Crows – Adam Duritz Isolated Vocal Analysis

Mr. Jones – Counting Crows – Adam Duritz Isolated Vocal Analysis – Singing & Recording Tips Adam Duritz has been one of my favorite vocalists for decades. His “off the cuff” expressiveness, his range and his freedom is inspiring. When you go to cover a counting crows song, it’s surprisingly difficult to do! It ends […]

How To Learn To Scream With Extreme Vocalist Britta Görtz

How To Learn To Scream With Extreme Vocalist Britta Görtz

How To Learn To SCREAM w/ Extreme Vocalist Britta Görtz (False Cord & Fry Techniques Decoded!) As the vocalist for Critical Mess and for many years before, Britta Görtz has established herself as a huge force in both real-world performance and education in the areas of screaming and singing with distortion. So much information and […]