Singing Guide: Nicky Romero
Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources
Nicky Romero is a Dutch DJ, record producer, and sampling pioneer hailing from the Netherlands. He is best known for his high-energy progressive house and electro-influenced beats, as well as his signature "accessible" and "uplifting" sound. Some of his most iconic tracks include "Toulouse," "Legacy," "Symphonica," and "I Could Be the One" featuring Avicii.
If you're looking to learn how to sing like Nicky Romero, then you're in the right place! Here are some practical tips and Singing Carrots resources to help you get started:
- Analyze your voice using Singing Carrots' Vocal Range Test. This test will help you identify your current vocal range, making it easier to understand the types of songs you can sing. Once you know your range, you can start to work on building strength and flexibility in your voice.
- Focus on breath support and control. Singing requires a lot of breath control, so it's important to practice breathing exercises that will help you develop your breath support. Singing Carrots' Breathing Basics and Breath Support articles are great starting points for this.
- Work on your vocal registers. Romero's music typically features a mix of chest voice and head voice, so it's important to understand how to use each register. Singing Carrots' Voice Registers & Vocal Break article provides a helpful overview of how to identify and use these registers.
- Pay attention to your mouth and throat when singing. Romero's signature sound often involves a lot of wide-open vowels and a relaxed throat. Singing Carrots' Open Mouth & Throat article dives into why it's important to sing with an open mouth and throat.
- Practice singing specific Nicky Romero songs. To build your skills and develop your own unique sound, it can be helpful to practice singing along with specific Nicky Romero songs. "Toulouse" and "Legacy" are both great songs to start with.
- Explore Singing Carrots' Pitch Training interactive vocal warm-up exercises. These fun exercises are designed to develop pitch accuracy, range, and agility. They also include a pitch visualizer that helps you visualize your progress.
- Try Nicky Romero's vocal technique exercises. Singing Carrots offers a variety of skill-related videos, including Twang, Growling, Vibrato, Chest Voice, and Voice Break exercises that can help you develop the specific vocal techniques used by Nicky Romero.
By following these practical tips and utilizing Singing Carrots' helpful resources, you'll be well on your way to mastering Nicky Romero's unique sound and carving out your own path as a singer.