Voice Research

Research & Studies from The Complete Vocal Institute & other sources

Are Vocal Effects Harmful For The Voice?

Are Vocal Effects Harmful for Singers? "Can vocal effects such as distortion, grunting and growling be produced without traumatising the vocal folds?" Dr Julian McGlashan and Cathrine Sadolin have been researching why some singers get in to trouble and why some don't...

Chords and Sonic Similarities to the Human Voice

Why do some Chords feel right - while others feel wrong? Recent research has suggested that popular chords feel right for a reason and dissonance feels wrong for a reason. Listen to artists like Joseph Collier who suggest that every note goes with every note which is...