Ear Plugs=Better Singing?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by bobaweeka, Sep 9, 2001.

  1. bobaweeka

    bobaweeka Guest

    Jan 2, 2001
    I've heard countless people say that wearing ear plugs makes you sing more in tune. I don't know how this would work, but does anybody have any personal experience with this? Just curious.
  2. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    Yes. They make your voice seem much louder and audible so it is easier to stay on pitch.
  3. Monkey

    Monkey Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Ohio, USA
    I found that to be true, especially if I was in a situation with crappy monitors. It is kind of like putting your finger in your ear when you sing. You hear your voice "more in your own head", if that makes any sense. The only problem I found was that sometimes my voice kinds of drowns out the sound coming from outside. I was using really cheap foam earplugs, though. I bet the custom-made ones would be much better.
  4. Chris A

    Chris A Chemo sucks! In Memoriam

    Feb 25, 2000
    Manchester NH
    I have a harder time blending harmonies when I have earplugs in. The only time I use plugs is when I know I won't be singing at a gig.

    Chris A.:rolleyes:
  5. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    When you plug your ears, you get to hear how you acctuly sound. not what you THINK you sound like, sorta like listening to yourself on a tape or something.