> Singing While Playing, How do you manage to do both things ?
post Aug 26 2012, 09:31 AM
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I've been playing a lot lately, thanks to Ben's Bushido Temple.
I would like to learn some tunes to play on an acoustic guitar and would like to sing too. I'm working on "Drive" of Incubus. I know the guitar part. I know the voice melody. But of course, when I want to to both things at the same time, it's Armageddon ! (that's for Ben smile.gif )
So the question is : How do you usually learn to sing while playing guitar ?
Do you start really slowly, do you play it over and over wishing that all of a sudden it will be "in place" ?

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Marcus Siepen
post Aug 27 2012, 12:22 PM
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Practice, practice and a bit of practice wink.gif I am only singing the BG choir parts, but it can be VERY tricky when your vocal line is totally going against your guitar line, the only thing I found so far to make things easier is practice. My fingers run on auto pilot anyway, so I don't really have to think about what I am playing (as soon as I satrt to think about what I am actually playing I get lost smile.gif ) so I can mentally focus on the vocal part.

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