don’t know why anyone other than masculine-sounding
women would want to develop a female voice. But then,
we’re not messed-up in the head in that way. This site
– effectively a promotional shop-front for a mail-order
video – aims to coach your larynx into thinking it
belongs to a lady.
gets you read faster than a voice that doesn't match your
are told, though we’d substitute the word “read” for
the words “punched and kicked to the floor by
transsexual behind the site explains his/her own
transition from a bloke who dressed like a woman, but
sounded like a bloke, to a bloke who dressed like a woman,
AND sounded like a woman: “I was working as Melanie,
but still going home to my wife as Dave. I decided it was
time to go back to my ‘drab’ voice and do Dave again
for the night. But when I tried to revert, I couldn't find
my old voice! Somehow my whole voice box had been changed
to a female form! My wife told me I had darn well better
figure out how to get my old voice back before the kids
woke up in the morning!” We’ve
all been there, right?
goes on to explain how she/he learned to switch her voice
button to “female”. She describes techniques tackling
resonance, pitch, dynamic range, and enunciation. By the
end of the page you too will talk like a proper lay-dee!
section on Pitch made us smile. “What Marlene Detrich,
Cher, and Bea Arthur have in common?” asks Melanie,
before surprising us by explaining it’s their low voice.
She/he also has a handy practice phrase for those
attempting to change their speech. She/he recommends you
adopt the voice of an old man or woman, and say: “The
Alludium Q38 Space Modulator.” No – she/he really,
really does recommend that.