Sept. 20, 2022

EP 18 | David Akesson

EP 18 | David Akesson

David Akesson is a Swedish vocalist and full-time vocal coach. David coaches both metal and traditional vocalists. As a performer, he uses both clean and harsh vocals.


David Akesson is a Swedish vocalist and full-time vocal coach. David coaches both metal and traditional vocalists. As a performer, he uses both clean and harsh vocals.

Follow David on Instagram: http://instagram.com/davidakessonsinger

Find out more about David: http://linktr.ee/davidiot

On This Episode:

0:40 - Welcome David!

1:40 - Becoming a vocal coach for metal singers 

5:30 - Vocal coaching during the pandemic

8:50 - Metal vs Musical Theater Singing

12:38 - Sebastian Bach vs David Hasselhoff

18:28 - The goal is the sound

20:00 - The 3 elements of a song

24:27 - Comparing your voice to others

24:44 - Private students vs students at school

30:19 - Diving in to extreme vocals

38:30 - The perspective of a beginner vocalist

42:00 - Vocal tips for metal singers

48:00 - Watching videos doesn’t equal great singing

54:48 - Studying in college - metal vs classical

58:50 - What’s next for David as a performer

Learn about voice lessons with Mary: http://voicehacksllc.simplybook.me 

Follow Mary on Instagram: http://instagram.com/metalmaryz

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