And now—a podcast!

Podcasts have been around for a while, and I’ve been listening to them for quite a few years. Mostly it’s BBC and ABC (Australia) radio programmes that I appreciate, but lately I’ve added some actual podcasts—i.e. specifically made for the medium. Alan Alda’s “Clear + Vivid” is one of the very best. And now, I find that I’ve become a Podcaster myself! It started in January with a 10 minute radio play which I wrote and recorded myself, playing all 4 characters. It was so much fun, I didn’t wait to find out if anybody wanted to hear it before I wrote another one. I posted them on my personal website www.flloydkennedy.com and told my friends and relatives about it. …

Early Morning Voice Warmup

Such a beautiful day, the autumn air here in Oxley on the south side of Brisbane is soft and cool.  The sky is totally blue from every angle, and the birds are taking turns at singing its praises. So I thought, why not join in?  Here’s a podcast I created to share with you. I am doing my early morning vocal warmup, just to get some blood flowing to the larynx, warming up the vocal folds so that I can give them a bit of a gentle stretch.  It’s a fun way to bring your voice from that scratchy, croaking sound it tends to have first thing in the morning to a more full-bodied sound that you can take into …