Episode 262 – Vocal Distortion with Matthew Johnson

In this episode, John talks with voice teacher Matthew Johnson about vocal distortion and how these techniques can add dimension to a vocal performance. In addition, they discuss the importance of knowing how to achieve these techniques safely, if and when to use vocal distortion, and what type to use depending on the music’s genre.

 Episode highlights:

  • What is vocal distortion, and can it be done safely?
  • Everyone is capable of creating distortion – when and why you would use this sound 
  • What is false fold/cord distortion?
  • What is “fry scream?”

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