Questions tagged [vocal-fry]

Use for questions relating to the vocal fry register. Often referred to as the pulse register, laryngealization, pulse phonation, creak, croak, popcorning, glottal fry, glottal rattle, glottal scrape, or strohbass, the vocal fry register happens to be the lowest vocal register; it is said to be produced through a loose glottal closure which makes air voiced out while singing to bubble through slowly with a popping or rattling sound of a very low frequency.

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Vocal fry plus? Does this John Lennon singing style have a name?

I recently learned the term "vocal fry" from an online singing lesson on pop singing styles. Now that I know what it is, I should think this is an effect instantly familiar to most people, ...
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Accessing Head Voice From Vocal Fry

Is it possible to access one's head voice by by using vocal fry? Falsetto is known to have its vocal chords spread apart, resulting in a high pitched but airy and quiet tone. Head voice is also used ...
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How is vocal fry used in singing?

I only came across this term recently. Wikipedia explains what it is quite well ( and I came across this introductory video which uses it as an ...
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Eliminating Vocal/Glottal Fry

A little background: I'm a countertenor that sang faithfully since 1996 with my former church in the choir and as a soloist. I've also done some musical theatre. After we did a recording at church ...
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How to stop vocal fry?

When I'm singing in my chest voice, vocal fry is always kicking in, even though I don't want it to. It sounds like Batman. Why does this happen, and how can I avoid it? The song I'm trying to sing ...