Artist FAQ with Jonnie Owen

Hello again! In this issue of iSing we are excited to introduce you to Jonnie Owen, the lead singer of minimalist electronica group Bloodflower. Bloodflower is a collaboration between Jonnie and his long-time friend and producer Tom Manning. The duo entered Monnow Valley Studios (Manic Street Preachers, Spiritualized, Portishead) to work on a few ideas […]

Shlomo – Rhythm is my life

Shlomo is a world champion beatboxer who has won global acclaim and worked with some of the music industry’s biggest names. As well as performing at venues and festivals across the world, he has moved into composing, formed the Vocal Orchestra and started a charity which helps young people learn the art of beatboxing. He […]

Haula singer/song writer

Born in Africa, raised in Oxford and now based in London, Haula is an emerging singer/songwriter with an expressive and powerful sound while exposing an arresting honesty and deep-seated vulnerability. With her African roots, classical piano training and myriad of disparate musical influences, the classically trained pianist is not your average artist. With a BA […]

Broadway melodies

“BROADWAY MELODIES” I remember as a child, I used to sit and in awe as singers and actresses danced and pranced their way across the television screen, thinking, “ I want to do that!”! Heck, I still say that! In fact, on one Christmas Eve, in anticipation of our midnight “open-one-gift” tradition, my sister and […]

The road less travelled

  It’s probably one of the most sought-after and lucrative careers for a singer. Many are called, but few are chosen. If you manage to get the call, or make it through a grueling audition, you’re in! You get to travel the globe, network, perform night after night to sold-out, anxious, star-crazy fans, sleep in […]

Mariah Carey case study

In the last issue I looked at Wanya Morris from the best selling boy band of all time, Boyz II Men. This time I’m looking at their one-time duet partner and biggest selling female artist of all time, Mariah Carey. (woop woop). If you were to Google “Billboard Hot 100 achievements” you would find Mariah […]

The real singers behind the voice(USA)

TV singing competitions are everywhere these days, and whilst they may be taken for granted by the casual viewer—vocalists of all levels can appreciate the hard work put into each episode. Between the rehearsals, performances and varied stories of all the performers—TV singing competitions can serve as a huge reservoir of knowledge for vocalists. This […]

Rhythm is my life, Shlomo

Shlomo is a world champion beatboxer who has won global acclaim and worked with some of the music industry’s biggest names. As well as performing at venues and festivals across the world, he has moved into composing, formed the Vocal Orchestra and started a charity which helps young people learn the art of beatboxing. He […]