How to Learn Singing “My Own Summer” from Deftones

Learning to Sing “My Own Summer” by Deftones

“My Own Summer” by Deftones follows the heavy modal singing technique. This technique involves resonating powerful and textured tones commonly used in rock and metal genres.

Start with identify your vocal range. The song calls for a flexible voice; knowing your capabilities will allow you to adapt as needed.

Vocal Technique

The heavy modal technique also implements vocal distortion – a complex technique that creates a growling sound. The How to Growl Exercise can help you safely emulate this.

Song Practice

Use the Vocal Pitch Monitor to practice the song. This tool plots your pitch as you sing, helping you match the correct notes. Consistent practice is critical – consider this guide on effective song learning.

Technique in Other Songs

Heavy modal, particularly with vocal distortion, is a common technique in rock and metal. You’ll find it in songs such as “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana and “Enter Sandman” by Metallica. Explore with our song search.

Additional Tips

Maintain breath support to avoid straining your voice. Regular Farinelli Breathing exercises can enhance your breath control.

The emotional intensity in “My Own Summer” requires effective stage presence. These tips will help you channel the song’s energy when performing.

Finally, remember that your goal is to express the song in your own authentic voice. Here’s how.