#1
Right so i cant sing and play at the same time!

My hand kinda follows whatever my voice does, and vice cersa haha its quite odd in a way.

Anyone else get this?

Is this common? Are there any exercises i can do to get around this?

HELP

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#2
I learned and improved by writing my lyrics so cadence went along with the strum. As I got (and get) more comfortable with it I've been able to start doing more complicated things.
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#3
whats easiest for me, is to get playing the song down so well, to where you dont have to think about it to play it. when you get there attempt to sing w/ it
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#4
I think thats common when you start singing. Just practice the guitar part without sing over and over until it sort of comes natural, and then try and work on the singing.
#5
i used to have the exact problems
im still not great at it, and im a really bad singer in general
but i've been getting a lot better just by trying to practice....try like playing one chord and just singing...then start switching chords...then eventually you can start playing all the right chords and rhythms...i guess?
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#6
practice the song so that u can do it without thinking about, thats wut geddy lee said in a bass magazine
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#7
Ive never done this before, but RTFS!

That basically means read the music theory faq. In there is an article on singing and playing.

If you have any more questions, post in the vocal thread.

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#8
Practice is most important firstly.
However, you can try to do songs by very simple bands such as Coldplay and Oasis where it is straight forward strumming and singing. Start off simple and build up to the better songs.
#9
Quote by HILIKUS!
I think thats common when you start singing. Just practice the guitar part without sing over and over until it sort of comes natural, and then try and work on the singing.


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#10
I think everyone has that problem when they start out trying to play and sing at the same time.

You can easily get over it with practice.
#11
The way I started was by just playing along with the vocal lines at first. Then as you go on slowly add bits which stray from what you're doing with your voice, eg. play along with the voice and play one note that strays whilst keeping the vocals the same.
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#12
Quote by justin_fraser
Ive never done this before, but RTFS!

That basically means read the music theory faq. In there is an article on singing and playing.

If you have any more questions, post in the vocal thread.


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