GarageBand '09. Berkeley, Calif: Peachpit, 2009. Apple. Web.
This is the garageband manual. This PDF file manual includes all of the ins and outs of working with a music production production program like garageband. It has information on everything from beat making to recording vocals. This link is useful to my capstone because I have been using garageband to produce my music by creating beats and full instrumentals and it has helped me enormously having a manual to help me do it. I have also used garageband for practice with my vocals, and knowing how to do the different voice changes and pitch adjustments from the manual has helped me find what sounds good for me and what does not.
Stearns, Loudon. "Coursera - Free Online Courses From Top Universities."Coursera. Berkley College Of Music, n.d. Web. 04 Feb. 2016.
The Berkley College of Music is a very renowned school for the arts, especially for musical production and for singing. Just what I need. In this site, I found a lot of important information on how to produce music and all about things like how the music industry is undergoing enormous change, and as a result, musicians increasingly need skills in a number of different areas in order to succeed. And The Modern Musician Specialization is designed to provide you with a foundation in music theory, music production, and songwriting, arming you with the tools you need to write and produce your own music. It is a very useful source. I know it is reliable because it is a college catalog how to. This source will help my project in production going forward.
Chace, Zoe. "How Much Does It Cost To Make A Hit Song?" NPR. NPR, 11 June 2011. Web. 04 Feb. 2016.
This site is an article on music development explaining how much it costs to produce and put out music. It is by NPR, which is a reliable article site because all of their writers are sited and they give the sources where they got their sources and information. This article is basically al about how much it costs to make a song worth a hit value play. I learned from this source that a lot of famous recording artists spend a lot of money before even stepping into a studio, money on equipment and editors and producers to help them collaborate on the album or song any kind of music. I learned what I need to do in order to avoid any big money payments that I can't afford and so this article has been very useful to my capstone going forward.
Anderson, Pia, Dorius Reynard, and Moss. "Distinguishing Publishing from Producing in the Music Industry." HG, n.d. Web. 04 Feb. 2016.
This site from hg.org is a very useful one. This site is all about the difference between someone who is a musical publisher and a musical producer. The article brings out that while publishing involves management and often includes legal disputes, such as copyrights and ownership, production involves the actual recording of the album. While a publisher will deal exclusively with performances and music royalties, a producer will helps the artist create and edit the music and make it ready for the public. This site is resourceful for me because I needed to know whether I needed a publisher or producer or both, and now I know I need a producer.
"Best Beat Making Software for DJs and Producers." VoicesIncorg. Voiceinc, 16 Nov. 2015. Web. 04 Feb. 2016.
This site was a very useful find for me. Throughout this article it talks about the different softwares for making and developing beats and this website has them all in numerical order from best to worst with a detailed description as to why it is good software. This is the site I used when looking over softwares that would be good for creating the beats I wanted to make, so this site has been very useful in the creation of my capstone project. This site had informative videos and such that really ended up helping me get my project rolling.
"How to Sing." VoicesIncorg. Voiceinc, 16 Nov. 2015. Web. 04 Feb. 2016.
This site was all about how I could improve my singing. I used this site a lot throughout my early stages of recording with my capstone album. Girl singing a high note. Once you believe you can, and trust me, the voice you have can definitely get better, you need to practice. I’m sure you’ve watched countless episodes of American Idol. Have you noticed how much the contestants improve over the course of a season? It’s not a miracle, it’s called practice. Those contestants are practicing and training their voice like a professional singer. It’s no secret, you need to practice to get better. Girl singing a high note. Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. If you do the wrong singing exercises over and over, you’ll never get good. You need to practice, but you need to be doing the right actions, tasks, and singing exercises.
"How To Sing Better." Become-A-Singing-Master.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Feb. 2016.
This site is all about making me sing better. This site was all about how I could improve my singing. I used this site a lot throughout my early stages of recording with my capstone album. Girl singing a high note. Once you believe you can, and trust me, the voice you have can definitely get better, you need to practice. The article talks about the man's long career as a vocal coach, there have been few techniques more effective than the 5 exercises I'm about to show you. These are the same exercises that my star clients such as Macy Gray, Brandy, and many more use to keep their voices in tip top condition. No matter what level your voice is at the moment, by practicing these exercises for 20 minutes each day you will hear wonderful improvements in your voice within a few short.
"Prosocial." Singing. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Feb. 2016.
This site helps me put my singing to production by teaching me the ways of the musical keys and what works with the different keys and sounds when it comes to vocals. This site basically talks about Pro's wireless microphone product is designed being compact and easy to use, making it perfect for events which need highly portable microphone systems including voice recording needs. If you're working with a good band (or playing alone) it is possible to wait longer before commencing a certain verse or chorus and soon you remember it. A close look with the Green River Preserve Summer Camp. Try to hold any conversation to a small amount of time and after that politely excusing yourself. This site helps me because it shows me very important things.
"Learn to Sing in Tune." How to Sing in Tune. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Feb. 2016.
This site shows me all about singing in tune and why that is important. This site basically talks all about The principle of Canta and how it is simple and powerful, you choose a song to work and you load the corresponding MIDI file into Canta. Canta plays the music and shows the notes of the melody that you must sing. When you sing, in real time, Canta analyses and measures the frequency of your voice. It shows you the pitch of the note that you are singing in the form of a curve on the screen. Your pitch curve is superposed to the notes of the melody. You then see if you sing in tune, or if you are below or above the note you want to reach.
"Improve Your Voice With These Tips on How To Sing Better." How to Sing Better RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Feb. 2016.
This site shows me all about singing in tune and why that is important. Despite the fact that a lot of people might never audition for American Idol, a large number of individuals would definitely want to find out how to sing better. Here are a few useful tips from the site, A vocalist will need to help their body to stay relaxed. When a performer is standing up while singing, they really should raise their arms roughly 6 inches from their sides as this tends to allow for a full expansion of the lungs. When the vocalist breathes in, they will need to fill their abdomen totally with air. When the man or woman exhales, they push the air out from their lungs employing the diaphragm. This site helps me with these tips.